Using a keyboard with MediaPortal is very easy, but it helps if you learn all the keyboard shortcuts.
Note: There are also additional or different keyboard shortcuts when using specific features, like Video, Music, Pictures or TV.
Please note, these are the default keyboard shortcuts provided with MediaPortal and do not reflect any changes you may have made in Configuration > Keys and Sounds
General Keyboard Shortcuts
Use cursor to navigate
Select first item
Select last item
Previous item page
Next item page
Start playing/Play all in selected folder
Closes MediaPortal and launches MediaPortal Configuration
Show info about selected item
Show context menu
Takes a screenshot to
Switch between MediaPortal GUI and the currently playing media, such as fullscreen tv, video, visualization or Now Playing
Maximize or restore window