Dialog Box in Windows operating system is a generic box, which pops up on your screen, whenever you try to provide any instruction to the computer. The instruction can be anything, and the dialog box waits for the user input and performs accordingly.

If you want to make any change in the Windows features, a relevant dialog box opens. Again, if you want to save an item or open a file, a dialog box pops up and you have to enter the file name.

So, you all know what a dialog box is. There are some handy shortcuts, which are extremely helpful if you are a hardcore Windows user.

In this article, you will find a list of dialog Box keyboard shortcuts in Windows 11.

List of Dialog box keyboard shortcuts​ in Windows 11

Press this keyTo do this
F4Display the items in the active list.
Ctrl + TabMove forward through tabs.
Ctrl + Shift + TabMove back through tabs.
Ctrl + number (number 1–9)Move to nth tab.
TabMove forward through options.
Shift + TabMove back through options.
Alt + underlined letterPerform the command (or select the option) that is used with that letter.
SpacebarSelect or clear the check box if the active option is a check box.
BackspaceOpen a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box.
Arrow keysSelect a button if the active option is a group of option buttons.


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