You can use keyboard shortcuts for menu commands and common actions.

Common Keyboard Shortcuts

These keyboard shortcuts work the same way in Horizon Client as they do in all applications.

Table 1. Common Keyboard Shortcuts
Action Key or Key Combination
Click the highlighted button in a dialog box. Press Enter.
Invoke the context menu. Press Shift+F10.
Click the Cancel button in a dialog box. Press ESC.
Navigate between items in the server selection window or the desktop and applications selection window. Use an arrow key to move in the direction of the arrow. Press Tab to move to the right. Press Shift+Tab to move to the left.
Delete an item from the server section window or the desktop and applications selection window. Press Delete.
In Windows 8.x, navigate between the Start screen and the desktop screen Press the Windows key.

Server Selection Window Key Combinations

You can use these key combinations in the server selection window in Horizon Client.

Table 2. Server Selection Key Combinations
Menu Command or Action Key Combination
Open the help system in a browser window Alt+O+H, Ctrl+H
New Server command Alt+N
Display the Support Information window Alt+O+S
Display the About Horizon Client window Alt+O+V
Configure SSL command Alt+O+O
Hide selector after launching an item command Alt+O+I

Remote Desktop and Application Selector Keyboard Shortcuts

You can use these keyboard shortcuts when you select remote desktops and applications in Horizon Client.

Table 3. Remote Desktop and Application Selector Keyboard Shortcuts
Menu Command or Action Key Combination
Open the help system in a browser window Alt+O+H, Ctrl+H
Display Options menu Alt+O
Display the Support Information window Alt+O+S
Display the About Horizon Client window Alt+O+V
Log off from the remote desktop Shift+F10+O
Disconnect and log off from the server Alt+D
Toggle between Show Favorites and Show All Alt+F
While showing favorites, after typing the first few characters of the application or desktop name, go to the next item that matches the search F4
While showing favorites, go to the previous item that matches the search Shift+F4
Mark as a favorite or remove favorite designation Shift+F10+F
Display Settings menu Alt+S, or Shift+F10+S
Launch the selected item Enter, or Shift+F10+L
Pin a shortcut for the remote desktop or application to the client system's Start menu (for Windows 7 and earlier) or the Start screen (for Windows 8.x) Shift+F10+A
Display the Display Settings context menu for the selected remote desktop Shift+F10+D
Use the PCoIP display protocol to connect to the selected remote desktop Shift+F10+P
Use the RDP display protocol to connect to the selected remote desktop Shift+F10+M
Create a desktop shortcut for the selected item Shift+F10+C
Add the selected item to your Start menu or Start screen Shift+F10+A
Reset the selected desktop (if your administrator allows you to reset) Shift+F10+R
Refresh the desktop and application list F5

Desktop Window Shortcuts

To use these shortcuts, you must press Ctrl+Alt or click the Horizon Client menu bar, rather than click inside the remote desktop operating system, before you press the keys. These shortcuts work only when you use the VMware Blast display protocol or the PCoIP display protocol.

Table 4. Desktop Window Shortcuts
Menu Command or Action Key Combination
Release the mouse cursor so that it is no longer inside the remote desktop operating system Ctrl+Alt
Display Options menu Alt+O
Display the Support Information window Alt+O+M
Display the About Horizon Client window Alt+O+V
Invoke the Share Folders Settings dialog box Alt+O+F
Toggle Enable display scaling Alt+O+N
Switch to Other Desktop command Alt+O+S
Autoconnect to this Desktop command Alt+O+A
Enable Relative Mouse command Alt+O+E
Send Ctrl+Alt+Del command Alt+O+C
Disconnect command Alt+O+D
Disconnect and Log Off command Alt+O+L
Connect USB Device command Alt+U