Tip of the Day: Desktop Shortcut Keys for Windows 10


Today’s Tip… Desktop Shortcut Keys for Windows 10

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Shortcut

Description

 (Windows Key)

Open and close the Start menu. 

 + 1,  + 2, etc.

Switch to the desktop and launch the nth application in the taskbar. For example,  +1 launches whichever application is first in the list, numbered from left  to right.

 + A

Open the Action Center.

 + B

Put focus on/highlight the Notification Area.

 + C

Display the charms menu for Windows 10 apps.

 + D

Toggle between Show Desktop (hides/shows any applications and other windows) and the previous state.

 + E

Switch to the desktop and launch Windows Explorer with the Computer tab displayed

 + F

Find and search using Cortana or the Files search feature.

 + H

Open the Share  charm.

 + I

Open the Settings  app.

 + K

Open the Connect pane to search, connect to wireless projection, and stay connected to the internet using the device’s Wi-Fi network card.

 + L

Lock the device and go to the Lock screen.

 + M

Switch to the desktop and minimize all open windows.

 + P

Open the Connect pane to search and connect to projection and Bluetooth audio devices.

 + R

Switch to the desktop and display the Run dialog box.

 + S

Search.

 + U

Switch to the desktop and launch the Ease of Access Center.

 + W

Find and search using Cortana or the standard search feature.

 + X

Open the advanced context menu in the lower-left corner of the screen.

 + Z

Open the app-specific bar of commands at the bottom of the screen.

 + Enter

Launch Narrator.

 + Spacebar

Switch input language and keyboard layout.

 + Tab

Open Task View.

 + ,

Peek at the desktop.

 + PGUP

With multiple monitors, move the Start menu to the left monitor.

 + PGDN

With multiple monitors, move the Start menu to the right monitor.

 + Plus Sign

Zoom in.

 + Minus Sign

Zoom out.

 + Escape

Close the Magnifier.

 + Left Arrow

Dock the active window to the left half of the monitor.

 + Right Arrow

Dock the active window to the right half of the monitor.

 + Up Arrow

Maximize the active window.

 + Down Arrow

Restore or minimize the active window.

 + Shift + Up Arrow

Maximize the active window vertically, maintaining the current width.

 + Shift + Down Arrow

Restore or minimize the active window vertically, maintaining the current width.

 + Shift + Left Arrow

With multiple monitors, move the active window to the monitor on  the left.

 + Shift + Right Arrow

With multiple monitors, move the active window to the monitor on  the right.

 + Home

Minimize all non-active windows; restore on second keystroke.

 + Print Screen

Take a picture of the screen and place it in the Computer > Pictures > Screenshots folder.

 + Control + Left/Right Arrow

Switch to next or previous Virtual Desktop.

 + Control + D

Create a new Virtual Desktop.

 + Control + F4

Close the current Virtual Desktop.

 + ?

Launch the Windows Feedback App.


Comments (1)

  1. mihandesigner.ir says:

    thx

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