VMware has a set of shortcut keys or hotkeys for quick control over your virtual machine. This is a list of them.

Ctrl+B Power on the Virtual Machine
Ctrl+D Edit the Virtual Machine Settings
Ctrl+E Power off the Virtual Machine
Ctrl+G Grab keyboard input focus
Ctrl+N Create a new Virtual Machine
Ctrl+O Open a Virtual Machine
Ctrl+P Edit User Preferences
Ctrl+R Reset Virtual Machine
Ctrl+Z Suspend the Virtual Machine
Ctrl+F4 Close the Virtual Machine
Ctrl+Alt Ungrab Input focus
Ctrl+Alt+Enter      Switch to Full Screen Mode
Ctrl+Tab Switch between ungrabbed virtual machines
Ctrl+Alt+Tab Switch between virtual machines
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