Gmail’s new interface for composing messages has some cool keyboard shortcuts:

* Shift+Esc – focus the main window
* Esc – focus the latest chat or compose box
* Ctrl+. – advance to the next chat or compose box
* Ctrl+, – advance to the previous chat or compose box
* Ctrl+Enter – send message
* Ctrl+Shift+c – add CC recipients
* Ctrl+Shift+b – add BCC recipients
* Ctrl+Shift+f – add custom from

These shortcuts are displayed when you mouse over some buttons from the rich-text editor:

* Ctrl+Shift+2 – insert emoticon
* Ctrl+Shift+7 – bulleted list
* Ctrl+Shift+8 – numbered list
* Ctrl+[ - indent less
* Ctrl+] – indent more
* Ctrl+Shift+l – align left
* Ctrl+Shift+e – align center
* Ctrl+Shift+r – align right

You can see the entire list of shortcuts by pressing Shift+? in the Gmail window.

{ Thanks, Cougar. }