Monday, September 13, 2010

BB shortcuts

In a message:

  • R - Reply To Message
  • L - Reply To All
  • F - Forward Message
  • I - File Highlighted Message
  • To view the email address of a contact, in a message, highlight the contact. Press Q. To view the display name again, press Q.

In a message list:

  • C - Compose Message
  • ALT+U - Mark Message As Opened/Unopened
  • ALT+I - View Inbox
  • ALT+O - View Outbox
  • ALT+V - View Voicemail
  • ALT+S - View SMS
  • ALT+P - View Call Log
  • To view all your messages again, press the Escape key
  • SHIFT+SPACE - Move to the top of a screen
  • SPACE - Move to the bottom of a screen
  • T - Go to top of a message
  • B - Go to bottom of a message
  • N - Move to the next date
  • P - Move to the previous date
  • U - Move to the next unopened item
  • J - Move to the next related item
  • K - Move to the previous realted item
  • F - Search for text in an attachment/web page
  • G - Move to the last cursor position in a message after closing and reopening an attachment

Typing Shortcuts

  • To insert a period, press the Space key twice. The next letter is capitalized
  • To capitalize a letter, hold the letter key until the capitalized letter appears
  • Alt + Left Shift - NUM Lock
  • Alt + Right Shift - CAPS Lock
  • To turn off NUM lock or CAP lock, press the Shift key
  • To insert an at sign (@) or a period (.) in an email address field, press the Space key
  • To highlight a line of text, press the Shift key and roll the trackball
  • To highlight text character by character, hold the Shift key and roll the trackball left or right
  • To cancel a text selection, press the Escape key
  • To cut highlighted text when typing, press the Shift + Backspace/Delete key
  • To copy highlighted text when typing, press the Alt key and click the trackball
  • To paste highlighted text when typing, press the Shift key and click the trackball

Browser Shortcuts

  • To insert a period in the Go To dialog box, press the Space key
  • To insert a slash mark (/) in the Go To dialog box, press Shift+Space
  • To open the browser options, in the browser, press O
  • To stop loading a web page, press the Escape key
  • To hide the browser, press D
  • To close the browser, hold the Escape key
  • To view the address for a link, highlight a link. Press L
  • To move forward a screen, press the Shift key and the Space key
  • To move to a previous screen, press the Space key
  • G - Move to a specific page
  • H - Return to the home page
  • K - Open bookmarks
  • A - Add a bookmark
  • I - View recent web pages
  • R - Refresh page
  • P - View page address
  • S - Save web page
  • U - Hide browser banner
  • X - Veiw thumbnail version of a page
  • T - Move to the top of a page
  • B - Move to the bottom of a page

Media Shortcuts

  • Mute Key - Pause/Resume a video/song
  • R - Rotate pictures
  • I - Zoom In
  • O - Zoom Out
  • W - Original Size

Calendar Shortcuts

  • C - schedule an appointment
  • A - Change to Agenda view
  • D - Change to Day view
  • W - Change to Week view
  • M - Change to Month view
  • Space - Move to the next day/week/month
  • Shift+Space - Move to the previous day/week/month
  • T - Move to the current date
  • G - Move to a specific date

An easy way to access the default applications is through keyboard shortcuts as well. To use these, you must have Dial From Home Screen set to "Off". (Phone > Options > General Options). You will now have to use the Send key to access your phone and make a call, but you will have the following shortcuts available:

  • W - WAP Browser
  • R - Alarm
  • T - Tasks
  • U - Calculator
  • O - Options
  • A - Address Book
  • S - Search
  • D - Notes
  • F - Profiles
  • H - Help
  • K - Lock keypad
  • L - Calendar
  • M - Messages
  • B - Browser
  • N - BlackBerry Messenger
  • V - Saved messages
  • C - Compose

Other helpful shortcuts:

  • ALT+Shift+H - Access Help ME! screen (status info etc.)

  • ALT+LGLG - Access Event Log
  • ALT+Right Shift+DEL - Soft Reset

You can change the display of the 'signal strength' on your screen to read in real numbers. While at the home screen, hold down the ALT key while you type NMLL. The bars should change to numbers. For the 'signal strength', if you are in the 100 area (that means -100 dBm), you will be transmitting at maximum power. Anything at -90 to -50 is a very good signal.


On top of the AutoText there are also some short codes for common device information that you can type into SMS or email messages that will return a value:

  • myver - Device Model/Version
  • mypin - Device PIN
  • LD - Local Date
  • LT - Local Time

Once you get the hang of it, using these shortcuts will make you much quicker on the draw and help your harness the full abilities of your device. They will not only save you time, but help you easily navigate through all aspects of your device.

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

FAVICON for Blogger - Part1

In order to distinguish your blog from others, you add in an small little icon to your blog. This icon is called FAVICON. It will be an icon appearing on website's URL. If your browser support tab browsing, it will also appear on your tab.

There are various ways of doing it an i am going to share with you the simplest one as a start.

  • Goto MyFavatar, sign up for an account. Fill up all necessary info, your blog URL and etc....
  • Goto Change Favatar, upload any graphic of interest which you would to be used as the favicon. As a recommendation, try to choose something simple as it only able to support <16>
  • Got Favatar Code, copy the favicon code into your blogger template.

The above codes should be place after and before

That is it. Very quick, simple and easy.
Happy exploring..... and hope it is useful.

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

How to hide the NAVBAR from your Blogger site?

Ever wonder why some of the blogger sites that you visited doesn't has the NAVBAR? Well, nothing special about it. However, the navbar may cause some inconsistency and disrupt of some templates.

To use the tips, identify whether you are using BETA BLOGGER or BLOGGER.

Here are the tips to hide the BETA BLOGGER NavBar, paste the following CSS definition between the style tags:

Here are the tips to hide the BLOGGER NavBar, paste the following CSS definition between the style tags:

Happy trying...:)