What are the AIM keyboard shortcuts?

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What are the AIM keyboard shortcuts?

Keyboard shortcuts help you perform an action quickly and easily using your computer keyboard instead of your mouse. Below is our list of AIM keyboard shortcuts:

Keyboard Shortcuts


Ctrl + N

Open a new IM window

Alt + C

Open a chat invitation window

Ctrl + P

Print an IM conversation

Ctrl + W

Hide the Buddy List window

Alt + Shift + F4

Exit AIM

Ctrl + D

Add a buddy

Ctrl + G

Add a group/category


Edit selection


Delete selection


Open the Settings window

Alt + O

Get Buddy Info

Ctrl + H

Show IM logs


Open AIM help

Alt + I

New IM window

Ctrl + F4

Close an IM window

Ctrl + S

Save an IM window

Ctrl + Shift+ W

Close all IM windows

Ctrl + Z


Ctrl + Y


Ctrl + X


Ctrl + C


Ctrl + V


Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + L

Insert a hyperlink in an IM window

F2 (When your IM form is in focus)

Display time stamp on an IM window

Ctrl + J

Block a buddy

Ctrl + shift + I

Toggle between invisible and visible modes

Ctrl + S

Search for a buddy

Ctrl + I

Import buddies

Ctrl + F

Find a buddy in your Buddy List

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Last updated: 12-02-2011
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