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Saturday, November 10, 2012

Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts 110+

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Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts 120+

Hello Tech Friends and Windows users…

Windows 8 comes with many of keyboard shortcuts that can be used to quickly access specific tools or features. Windows 8 comes with no start menu, so you have to be more intelligent to use it efficiently.

My previous e-book Windows Command Guide contains many commands and tips for all the previous versions Windows. Here are the Keyboard commands for you. We hope you will find it useful. These commands will be added to the above e-book, on the latest version


F1: Display Help
F2: Rename a file
F3: Open Search
F4: Display the Address Bar list
F5: Refresh display
F6: Cycle forward through elements in a window or dialog box
F7: Display command history in a Command Prompt
F10: Display hidden Menu Bar
F11: Toggle full screen display
Tab: Cycle forward through elements in a window or dialog box
PrtScn: Take a screen shot of the entire screen and place it in the clipboard
Home: Move to the top of the active window
End: Move to the bottom of the active window
Delete: Delete the selected item
Backspace: Display the previous folder in Windows Explorer Move up one folder level in Open or Save dialog box
Esc
: Close a dialog box
Num Lock Enabled + Plus (+): Display the contents of the selected folder
Num Lock Enabled + Minus (-): Collapse the selected folder
Num Lock Enabled + Asterisk (*): Expand all subfolders under the selected folder
Press Shift 5 times: Turn StickyKeys on or off
Hold down right Shift for 8 seconds: Turn FilterKeys on or off
Hold down Num Lock for 5 seconds: Turn ToggleKeys on or off

Windows key: Switch between Modern Desktop Start screen and the last accessed application
Windows key + C: Access the charms bar
Windows key + Tab: Access the Modern Desktop Taskbar
Windows key + I: Access the Settings charm
Windows key + H: Access the Share charm
Windows key + K: Access the Devices charm
Windows key + Q: Access the Apps Search screen
Windows key + F: Access the Files Search screen
Windows key + W: Access the Settings Search screen
Windows key + P: Access the Second Screen bar
Windows key + Z: Brings up the App Bar when you have a Modern Desktop App running
Windows key + X: Access the Windows Tools Menu
Windows key + O
: Lock screen orientation
Windows key + . : Move the screen split to the right
Windows key + Shift + . : Move the screen split to the left
Windows key + V: View all active Toasts/Notifications
Windows key + Shift + V: View all active Toasts/Notifications in reverse order
Windows key + PrtScn: Takes a screenshot of the screen and automatically saves it in the Pictures folder as Screenshot
Windows key + Enter: Launch Narrator
Windows key + E: Open Computer
Windows key + R: Open the Run dialog box
Windows key + U: Open Ease of Access Center
Windows key + Ctrl + F: Open Find Computers dialog box
Windows key + Pause/Break: Open the System page
Windows key + 1..10: Launch a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Shift + 1..10: Launch a new instance of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Ctrl + 1..10: Access the last active instance of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Alt + 1..10: Access the Jump List of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + B: Select the first item in the Notification Area and then use the arrow keys to cycle through the items Press Enter to open the selected item
Windows key + Ctrl + B: Access the program that is displaying a message in the Notification Area
Windows key + T: Cycle through the items on the Taskbar
Windows key + M: Minimize all windows
Windows key + Shift + M: Restore all minimized windows
Windows key + D: Show/Hide Desktop (minimize/restore all windows)
Windows key + L: Lock computer
Windows key + Up Arrow: Maximize current window
Windows key + Down Arrow: Minimize/restore current window
Windows key + Home: Minimize all but the current window
Windows key + Left Arrow: Tile window on the left side of the screen
Windows key + Right Arrow: Tile window on the right side of the screen
Windows key + Shift + Up Arrow: Extend current window from the top to the bottom of the screen
Windows key + Shift + Left/Right Arrow: Move the current window from one monitor to the next
Windows key + F1: Launch Windows Help and Support

PageUp: Scroll forward on the Modern Desktop Start screen
PageDown: Scroll backward on the Modern Desktop Start screen
Esc
: Close a charm
Ctrl + Esc: Switch between Modern Desktop Start screen and the last accessed application
Ctrl + Mouse scroll wheel: Activate the Semantic Zoom on the Modern Desktop screen

Alt: Display a hidden Menu Bar
Alt + D: Select the Address Bar
Alt + P: Display the Preview Pane in Windows Explorer
Alt + Tab: Cycle forward through open windows
Alt + Shift + Tab: Cycle backward through open windows
Alt + F: Close the current window Open the Shut Down Windows dialog box from the Desktop
Alt + Spacebar: Access the Shortcut menu for current window
Alt + Esc: Cycle between open programs in the order that they were opened
Alt + Enter: Open the Properties dialog box of the selected item
Alt + PrtScn: Take a screen shot of the active Window and place it in the clipboard
Alt + Up Arrow: Move up one folder level in Windows Explorer (Like the Up Arrow in XP)
Alt + Left Arrow: Display the previous folder
Alt + Right Arrow: Display the next folder

Shift + Insert: CD/DVD Load CD/DVD without triggering Autoplay or Autorun
Shift + Delete: Permanently delete the item (rather than sending it to the Recycle Bin)
Shift + F6:
Cycle backward through elements in a window or dialog box
Shift + F10: Access the context menu for the selected item
Shift + Tab: Cycle backward through elements in a window or dialog box
Shift + Click: Select a consecutive group of items
Shift + Click on a Taskbar button: Launch a new instance of a program
Shift + Right-click on a Taskbar button: Access the context menu for the selected item

Ctrl + A: Select all items
Ctrl + C: Copy the selected item
Ctrl + X: Cut the selected item
Ctrl + V: Paste the selected item
Ctrl + D: Delete selected item
Ctrl + Z: Undo an action
Ctrl + Y: Redo an action
Ctrl + N: Open a new window in Windows Explorer
Ctrl + W
: Close current window in Windows Explorer
Ctrl + E: Select the Search box in the upper right corner of a window
Ctrl + Shift + N: Create new folder
Ctrl + Shift + Esc: Open the Windows Task Manager
Ctrl + Alt + Tab: Use arrow keys to cycle through open windows
Ctrl + Alt + Delete: Access the Windows Security screen
Ctrl + Click: Select multiple individual items
Ctrl + Click and drag an item: Copies that item in the same folder
Ctrl + Shift + Click and drag an item: Creates a shortcut for that item in the same folder
Ctrl + Tab: Move forward through tabs
Ctrl + Shift + Tab: Move backward through tabs
Ctrl + Shift + Click on a Taskbar button: Launch a new instance of a program as an Administrator
Ctrl + Click on a grouped Taskbar button: Cycle through the instances of a program in the group
 
Additions:
 
WINDOWS TOOLS MENU ITEMS

WIN + X + A Admin Command Prompt
WIN + X + C Command Prompt
WIN + X + D Show/Hide Desktop
WIN + X + E File Explorer
WIN + X + F Programs and Features
WIN + X + G Computer Management
WIN + X + K Disk Management
WIN + X + M Device Manager
WIN + X + O Power Options
WIN + X + P Control Panel
WIN + X + R Run Command
WIN + X + S Search
WIN + X + T Task Manager
WIN + X + V Event Viewer
WIN + X + Y System

WIN = Windows Key

Have a good computing enjoy...

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13 comments:

bcdalai said...

Windows 8 Mail App Keyboard Shortcuts:

Ctrl + R - Reply
Ctrl + Shift + R - Reply all
Ctrl + F - Forward
Ctrl + Shift + F - Hide or show the Folder pane
Ctrl + Shift + A - Hide or show the Accounts pane
Ctrl + U - Mark as unread
Ctrl + Q - Mark as read
Ctrl + A - Select all messages
Ctrl + N - New Message
F5 - Sync
Alt + B - Put focus on the bcc button
Alt + C - Put focus on the cc button/Accept
Alt + D - Decline
Alt + S - Send mail
Alt + T - Put focus on the To button
Alt + V - Open the invitation in Calendar
Ctrl + Enter - Send mail
Ctll + Shift + F - Select a font
Ctrl + Spacebar - Clear formatting
Ctrl + Y - Redo
F4 - Redo
Ctrl + [ - Increase font size one point
Ctrl + ] - Decrease font size one point
Ctrl + Shift + , - Decrease font size
Ctrl + Shift + . - Increase font size
Ctrl + K - Add a link
Ctrl + E - Center
Ctrl + L - Left
Ctrl + R - Right
Ctrl + Shift + L - Bullets
Ctrl + M - Indent
Ctrl + Shift + M - Outdent
Tab or Shift + Tab - Indent/outdent when text is selected or when focus is in a list
Ctrl + ' - Acute accent
Ctrl + , - Cedilla accent
Ctrl + Shift + 6 - Circumflex accent
Ctrl + Shift + ; - Diaeresis accent
Ctrl + ` - Grave accent
Ctrl + Shift + 7 - Ligature accent
Ctrl + Shift + 2 - Ring accent
Ctrl + / - Slash accent
Ctrl + Shift + ` - Tilde accent
Alt + Ctrl + Shift + 1 - Inverted exclamation mark
Alt + Ctrl + Shift + / - Inverted question mark

Thanks

bcdalai said...

Windows 8 File Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts:

Alt + D - Select the address bar
Ctrl + E - Select the search tab
Ctrl + F - Select the search box
Ctrl + N - Open a new window
Ctrl + W - Close the current window
Ctrl + mouse scroll wheel - Change the size and appearance of file and folder icons
Ctrl + Shift + E - Display all folders above the selected folder
Ctrl + Shift + N - Create a new folder
Num Lock + asterisk (*) - Display all subfolders under the selected folder
Num Lock + plus (+) - Display the contents of the selected folder
Num Lock + minus (-) - Collapse the selected folder
Alt + P - Display the preview pane
Alt + Enter - Open the Properties dialog box for the selected item
Alt + Right arrow - View the next folder
Alt + Up arrow - View the folder that the folder was in
Alt + Left arrow - View the previous folder
Backspace - View the previous folder
Right arrow - Display the current selection (if it's collapsed), or select the first subfolder
Left arrow - Collapse the current selection (if it's expanded), or select the folder that the folder was in
End - Display the bottom of the active window
Home - Display the top of the active window
F11 - Maximize or minimize the active window

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