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Is there a dedicated windows keyboard shortcut for the "Invert Selection" command?

  • Not a keyboard shortcut, but you can hold Ctrl and select all files with your mouse. – l.poellabauer Dec 17 '19 at 9:40
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Windows 8 + 10:

Alt+H for Home tab in the ribbon, then S and I for Invert Selection.

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Windows 7:

Alt+E to open up the Edit menu, then I for Invert Selection.

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  • Thats what I did on Win 7. Havent tried on Win 8/ 8.1 as the Menu is not visible. Does it still work on Win 8/ 10? – Alex S Aug 20 '15 at 2:55
  • I updated my answer – Chin Aug 20 '15 at 2:55
  • Awesome. It was hiding right there :) – Alex S Aug 20 '15 at 2:56
  • I've edited your answer. – Shimmy Weitzhandler Aug 20 '15 at 3:49
  • I want to know why MS had to make it a 2 character keyboard shortcut? There aren't THAT many options on the home ribbon tab that we can't have "I" or something. Alt-H-I ??? – Ads Jan 24 '16 at 23:22

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