Skype Hotkeys, Shortcuts and Chat Commands
We’ve got the hotkeys, shortcut keys and chat commands for the ever popular Skype program all in one place :). Enjoy!
Call Related (have to be enalbed and defined at Skype- Tools- Options -Advanced- Hotkeys):
Alt-PgUp Answers a call
Ctrl-Alt-PgUp Answers a call with video
Undefined Ignore call
Alt-PgDn Reject/Hang up call
Undefined Focus Skype
Undefined Search for Skype Users
Undefined Mute Microphone
Ctrl+E Switch between Events History and Contact List
Ctrl+U Show/Hide Offline Contacts
Ctrl+W Hide Main Skype Window
Ctrl+Q Quit Skype
Ctrl+F Find/Search this Chat
F3/Shift-F3: Find Next/Previous Match (use after Ctrl+F)
Ctrl+W Close/Hide Chat Window
F6 Jump to Quickfilter
Escape Clear Quickfilter
/add skypename – add the specified Skype Name to this chat (example: “/add john”)
/help - list available system commands
/topic newtopic – change chat topic to “newtopic”
/me something – others will see an action that you perform (example: “John smiles”)
/history – show full history for the chat (you can then review and search it)
/find text – find messages containing “text” in the chat
/fa or / – repeat last search
/alertsoff – disable new message alerts for this chat. Useful if you don’t want chat window to pop up or the taskbar entry to blink for this chat, but would still like to be “connected” to it. If a chat is in this mode, it will be in the “Unread chats” section on Start Tab when new messages are posted to it.
/alertson or /alertson text – restore default behaviour, to be notified when new messages are posted. If you use “/alertson text”, you are notified only when a message is posted that contains “text”.
/leave – leave the chat (does the same as clicking the “Leave” button on toolbar.