Yahoo Messenger Shortcut Keys ..

Yahoo Messenger is one of the most user IM clients in the world, and many users use it for to IM at work, IM with friends and family and more. Yahoo messenger has several shortcut keys, using which you can buzz a person, add emoticon/smileys to your messages and more.
These Shortcut Keys will help you to Chat Fast.

General Use Shortcut Key

  • Windows Key + Y – Bring Yahoo Messenger to Focus, works even if Yahoo Messenger is sitting in the system tray.
  • Ctrl + G – Buzzes the contact you are chatting with.
  • Ctrl + H – Show or Hide offline contacts in main messenger Window.
  • Ctrl + Shift + P – Open preferences window.
  • Ctrl + M – Provides a option to send a Instant message.
  • Ctrl + T - Provides a option to send a SMS message.
  • Ctrl + L – Provides a option to make a call.
  • Ctrl + K – Provides options to Call a phone number.
  • Ctrl + Y – Send a email message.
  • Ctrl + Shift + A – Provides options to add a contact.
  • Ctrl + Shift + 0,1 or 2 – Switches between different messaging formats provided by Yahoo Messenger 9 and above.
  • Esc key – Closes a active message window.
  • Ctrl + D – Sign out of Yahoo Messenger.
  • Ctrl + Shift + D – Sign out of Yahoo Messenger client and sign in to your mobile device.
  • Ctrl + Shift + F8 – Change your display Image.
  • Ctrl + Shift + C – Send you contact info in a active chat window.
  • Ctrl + Shift + M – Send you messenger friend list in a active chat window.
  • Ctrl + Shift + R – Request contact details in a active chat window.  
Messaging Window Editor Shortcut Keys.
  • Ctrl + B – Toggle bold on or off, or convert selected text to bold.
  • Ctrl + I - Toggle italic on or off, or convert selected text to italic.
  • Ctrl + U - Toggle underline on or off, or convert selected text to underline. 
 Yahoo Messenger Emoticons / Smiley Shortcut Keys
 All the emoticons Yahoo has can be sent using your keyboard, most of the popular are :) for happy, :( for sad, ;) for winking, :D for big grin and so on. Yahoo messenger provides you with a complete list of shortcuts for typing in emoticons, in addition to the normal emoticons there are also several hidden emoticons which are not even available from Yahoo Messenger and requires you to use keyboard shortcuts

happy :) happy
sad :( sad
winking ;) winking
big grin :D big grin
batting eyelashes ;;) batting eyelashes
big hug >:D< big hug
confused :-/ confused
love struck :x love struck
blushing :"> blushing
tongue :P tongue
kiss :-* kiss
broken heart =(( broken heart
surprise :-O surprise
angry X( angry
smug :> smug
cool B-) cool
worried :-S worried
whew! #:-S whew!
devil >:) devil
crying :(( crying
laughing :)) laughing

straight face :| straight face
raised eyebrows /:) raised eyebrows
rolling on the floor =)) rolling on the floor
angel O:-) angel
nerd :-B nerd
talk to the hand =; talk to the hand
call me :-c call me
on the phone :)] on the phone
at wits' end ~X( at wits' end
wave :-h wave
time out :-t time out
day dreaming 8-> day dreaming
sleepy I-) sleepy
rolling eyes 8-| rolling eyes
loser L-) loser
sick :-& sick
don't tell anyone :-$ don't tell anyone
no talking [-( no talking
clown :O) clown
silly 8-} silly
party <:-P party

yawn (:| yawn
drooling =P~ drooling
thinking :-? thinking
d'oh #-o d'oh
applause =D> applause
nail biting :-SS nail biting
hypnotized @-) hypnotized
liar :^o liar
waiting :-w waiting
sigh :-< sigh
phbbbbt >:P phbbbbt
cowboy <):) cowboy
I don't want to see X_X I don't want to see
hurry up! :!! hurry up!
rock on! \m/ rock on!
thumbs down :-q thumbs down
thumbs up :-bd thumbs up
it wasn't me ^#(^ it wasn't me
pirate* :ar! pirate*

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