Author Topic: Some Shortcut keys that you would probably find by trial and error  (Read 255 times)

Offline Intelinside

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50 keyboard shortcuts that you might find yourself while using Windows 8.

Shortcut   Description
Windows Key + D                   Show Desktop
Windows Key + C                    Open Charms Menu
Windows Key + F                   Charms Menu Search
Windows Key + H                     Charms Menu Share
Windows Key + K                 Charms Menu Devices
Windows Key + I                  Charms Menu Settings
Windows Key + Q                  Search For Installed Apps
Windows Key + W                 Search Settings
Windows Key + Tab                   Cycle through open Modern UI Apps
Windows Key + Shift + Tab   Cycle through open Modern UI Apps in reverse order
Windows Key + .                  Snaps app to the right (split screen multitasking)
Windows Key + Shift + .          Snaps app to the left (split screen multitasking)
Windows Key + ,                  Temporarily view desktop
Alt + F4                                  Quit Modern UI Apps
Windows Key + E                  Launch Windows Explorer Window
Windows Key + L                  Lock PC and go to lock screen
Windows Key + T                  Cycle through icons on taskbar (press Enter to launch app)
Windows Key + X                   Show Advanced Windows Settings Menu
Windows Key + E                   Launch Windows Explorer Window
Windows Key + Page Down   Moves Start screen and apps to secondary monitor on the right
Windows Key + M                    Minimize all Windows
Windows Key + Shift + M         Restore all minimized Windows
Windows Key + R                   Open Run dialog box
Windows Key + Up Arrow   Maximize current window
Windows Key + Down Arrow   Minimize current window
Windows Key + Left Arrow   Maximize current window to left side of the screen
Windows Key + Right Arrow   Maximize current window to right side of the screen
Ctrl + Shift + Escape           Open Task Manager
Windows Key + Print Screen   Takes a Print Screen and saves it to your Pictures folder
Windows Key + Page Up            Moves Start screen and apps to secondary monitor on the left
Windows Key + Pause Break   Display System Properties
Shift + Delete                           Permanently delete files without sending it to Recycle Bin
Windows Key + F1                  Open Windows Help and Support
Windows Key + V                  Cycle through notifications
Windows Key + Shift + V            Cycle through notifications in reverse order
Windows Key + 0 to 9           Launch/show app pinned to taskbar at indicated number
Windows Key + Shift + 0 to 9   Launch new instance of app pinned to taskbar at indicated number
Alt + Enter                            Display Properties of selected item in File Explorer
Alt + Up Arrow                           View upper level folder of current folder in File Explorer
Alt + Right Arrow                   View next folder in File Explorer
Alt + Left Arrow                   View previous folder in File Explorer
Windows Key + P                Choose secondary display modes
Windows Key + U                   Open Ease of Access Center
Alt + Print Screen                   Print Screen focused Window only
Windows Key + Spacebar   Switch input language and keyboard layout
Windows Key + Shift + Spacebar   Switch to previous input language and keyboard layout
Windows Key + Enter               Open Narrator
Windows Key + +                    Zoom in using Magnifier
Windows Key + -                    Zoom out using Magnifier
Windows Key + Escape            Exit Magnifier
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Offline YvonneC

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Thank you very much, tha'ts what I was looking for.