What does Alt + B do?
Alt + B is a shortcut created on the Keyboard and is always used to display the bookmarks file menu in the Firefox web browser.
How to create the Alt + B keyboard shortcut?
To make the Alt + B shortcut on the Keyboard, press the "Alt" key and hold it until you press the "B" key as shown in the image below. The Alt key is present on both sides of the space bar key.
Alt + B usage in Microsoft Excel
When the Alt + B is used in Microsoft Excel, it will display the Acrobat tab in the Ribbon only when Adobe Acrobat is downloaded. When the shortcut is used, we can press an extra key to choose an option in the Animations tab area. If we consider an example, when we press Alt + B, the extra option is present for us to create a PDF by pressing the "C" key.
Note: If the user is editing the cell information and press the Alt + B shortcut on the Keyboard, then the Acrobat tab will not open even when Adobe Acrobat is installed.
Alt + B usage in Microsoft Word
When the Alt + B is used in Microsoft Word, it will give the display Acrobat tab in the Ribbon only when Adobe Acrobat is downloaded. When the shortcut is used, we can press an extra key to choose an option in the Animations tab area. If we consider an example, when we press Alt + B, the extra option is present for us to create a PDF by pressing the "C" key.
Alt + B usage in Microsoft PowerPoint
When the Alt + B is used in Microsoft PowerPoint, it will display the Acrobat tab in the Ribbon only when Adobe Acrobat is downloaded. When the shortcut is used, we can press an extra key to choose an option in the Animations tab area. If we consider an example, when we press Alt + B, the extra option is present for us to create a PDF by pressing the "C" key.
How Alt + B is used in popular programs?
1) Alt + B in Developer tools
- Eos Family 3.0.0 - It gives the beam Palette
- DataQuest - It jumps to the preceding step
- IDA Pro 7.4 - It gives the series of bytes
- PythonWin - It appends the comment banner at the present spot
- Unreal Engine 5.0(early access) - It appends the chosen actors
2) Alt + B in Games-PC
- Dwarf Fortress- It floors the bars
- iRacing- It switches in the cockpit
- Jagged Alliance 2 (version 1.13)- It appends a foe soldier under the cursor
- Jagged Alliance 2 (version 1.13)- It loads the last save before the previous one (Load screen only)
- Lost Ark (PC)- It gives data about the people who play video games in groups against the enemies
- Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020- It switches the Master Battery
- Stellaris (PC)- It displays the Help
3) Alt + B in File manager
- PuTTY - It shifts the cursor by one word on the present file
- PuTTY - It shifts backs
- WinRAR - It gives the Benchmark
- Explore - It focuses on the correct list
4) Alt + B in Imaging
- Adobe After Effects 2021 - It settles the sampling method for the chosen layers
- Autodesk Maya 2019 - It transitions the background colors between black, gradient, dark grey, or light grey.
- Autodesk 3ds Max 2021 - It gives the background for a framed area to view the information(viewport)
- Aseprite 1.27(Windows) - It gives the contemporary empty frame.
- Blender - It separates the 3D view switch
- Gmsh 4.1.4 - It conceals or displays the bounding boxes
- Harmony 20 - It opens the Brush tool from the toolbar
- Harmony 20 in macOS - It opens the brush tool
- Inkscape - It designs a replica of a bitmap
- Lightworks - It pushes the new empty row
- Modo 12.1 - It releases the sketches
- Nuke - It copies and branches the chosen nodes
- Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 22 in Windows - It opens the brush tool from the toolbar
5) Alt + B in Text Editing
- Nano - It either turns on or off the backup files
- Notepad3(v5.21) - It pads with blanks
6) Alt + B in Productivity
- Adobe InDesign 2020 (Windows)- Extras: It conceals the Conveyor
- Azendoo- It traverses to the personal task board
- Bluebeam Revu- It bookmarks the tab when the shortcut is used
- Bitwig Studio 4.2- It highlights or switches the Browser Panel
- Davinci Resolve 17 (Windows)- It makes the Sub clip
- FL Studio 20 - It displays the note helpers
- Freemind- It combines the color of the node
- LumaFusion- It modifies the Clip
- LightBurn- It splits apart
- Lingoes- It covers text in another language from the clipboard
- Microsoft Access 2019- It shifts to the last page of the window
- Nuendo 10- It positions the previous hitpoint
- Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016- It moves to the last display in the main Outlook window
- Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016- It chose the text from the label box after choosing a labeled field
- REAPER- It displays the virtual MIDI keyboard
- Rekordbox 6- It stops slot 5
- Syncfusion Bigdata Studio- It traverses to the HBase tab
- Sage 100 (MAS 90/200)- It opens a Batch window to begin many data entries
- Sage 100 (MAS 90/200)- It computes the net worth
- Steinberg Cubase 10.5- It designates the previous hitpoint
- Trading Technologies TT- It brings Buy Order Ticket Join Bid
- Thinkorswim- It buys @mkt
- Trading Technologies TT- It does the setting of spread type to Combo
7) Alt + B in System Tools
- SecureCRT 8.7 - It opens a new connection
- Tera Term 4.97 - It sends a break
- zsh - It shifts the cursor back by one word
- ZOC 7.23 - It opens View and then opens Show Data Stream Viewer
8) Alt + B in Social and Messaging
- Irssi 1.2.3 - It shifts the cursor to a one-word position back
- GoToMeeting - It opens and displays the name & email window
- TalkDesk Callbar - It blinds transfer
9) Alt + B in Scientific
- GeoGebra - It gives the beta(press Shift for upper case beta)
10) Alt + B in General
- Arch Linux - It shifts the cursor by one word toward the left
- Ardour - It switches the big clock
- Exact Audio Copy - It unwinds
- NextPVR 5.1 - It switches the blue recording flag