01 August 2015

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Know 25 important Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Know 25 important Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Below is the list of most useful windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

Window snapping –
App windows can be snapped to either side of the screen,
You can also assign them to quadrants and get four windows open on screen simultaneously.

Windows Key+Left —
Snap active window to the left.

Windows Key+Right —
Snap active window to the right.

Windows Key+up —
Snap the active window to the top.

Windows Key+down —
 Snap the active window to the bottom

Virtual desktops –
Virtual Desktop indirectly means using invisible monitor which you can use gives extra privacy and freedom to hide open desktop

Windows Key+Ctrl+D — create a new virtual desktop.

Windows Key+Ctrl+Left — scroll through your desktops to the left.

Windows Key+Ctrl+Right — scroll through your desktops to the right.

Windows Key+Ctrl+F4 — close the current desktop.

Windows Key+Tab —
See all your desktops (and open apps!) via the Task View page.

Cortana and settings –

Windows Key+Q — open up Cortana ready for voice input.

Windows Key+S — open up Cortana ready for typed input.

Windows Key+I — open up the Windows 10 settings pane.

Windows Key+A — open up Windows 10 notifications (Action Center).

Windows Key+X — open the Start button context menu

Command prompt windows 10 short cuts

Ctrl+C — copy selected text to the Windows clipboard.

Ctrl+V — paste text from the Windows clipboard into command prompt.

Ctrl+A — select all text after the prompt.

Shift+Left — highlight text to the left of the cursor.

Shift+Right — highlight text to the left of the cursor.

Ctrl+Shift+Left (or Right) —
Highlight blocks of text instead of just characters at a time.

Windows Key+D — minimize apps to go straight to the desktop.

Ctrl+Shift+M — restore all minimized windows to full-size

Windows Key+Home — minimize all windows except the one you’re actively using

Windows Key+L — lock your PC and go to the lock screen

Windows Key+E — launch File Explorer (Windows Explorer)

Alt+Up — go up one level in File Explorer

Alt+Left — go to the previous folder in File Explorer

Alt+Right — go to the next folder in File Explorer
Windows Key+Shift+Left (or Right) —
Move a window to your next monitor.

Windows Key+Any Number Key —
Open the app pinned to the taskbar in the numbered position
(E.g. win+4 launches the number 4 app from taskbar)

Windows Key+Shift+Any Number Key —
Launch a new instance of the app in the numbered taskbar slot

Windows Key+Ctrl+Shift+Any Number Key —
Admin power launch -
Launch a new instance of the app in the numbered taskbar slot

Ctrl+Shift+Esc —
Open the Windows 10 Task Manager

Windows Key+R —
Open the Run dialog box

Shift+Delete —
Delete files without sending them to the Recycle Bin

Alt+Enter —
Show the properties of the currently selected file

Windows Key+U —
Open the Ease of Access Center

Windows Key+Space —
Switch input language and keyboard.

Windows Key+PrtScr —
Take a screenshot saved to your Pictures folder.

Windows Key+G —
Open the Game DVR recorder (if supported by your graphics card)

Windows Key+Alt+G —
Start recording activity in the current window.

Windows Key+Alt+R — stop recording in the Game DVR.

Windows Key+P —
Switch between display modes if secondary display connected

Windows Key+plus —
Zoom in using the Magnifier utility

Windows Key+minus —
Zoom out using the Magnifier utility.

Ctrl+C (or Ctrl+Insert) - Copy the selected item
Ctrl+X - Cut the selected item
Ctrl+V (or Shift+Insert) - Paste the selected item
Ctrl+Z - Undo an action

F2 - Rename the selected item
F3 - Search for a file or folder in File Explorer
F4 - Display the address bar list in File Explorer
F5 - Refresh the active window
F6 - Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop
F10 - Activate the Menu bar in the active app
Alt+F4 - Close the active item, or exit the active app

Calculator shortcuts –
Once you open the calculator after that you can use the below short cuts

Alt+1 - Switch to Standard mode

Alt+2 - Switch to Scientific mode

Alt+3 - Switch to Programmer mode

Ctrl+M - Store in memory

Ctrl+P - Add to memory

Ctrl+Q - Subtract from memory

Ctrl+R - Recall from memory

Ctrl+L - Clear memory

Ctrl+H - Turn calculation history on or off

Up arrow - Move up in history list

Down arrow - Move down in history list

Ctrl+Shift+D - Clear history

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The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with Windows Journal.

F5 - Refresh the note list

F6 - Toggle between a note list and a note

F11 - View a note in full-screen mode

Ctrl+N - Start a new note

Ctrl+O - Open a recently used note

Ctrl+P - Print a note

Ctrl+S - Save changes to a note

Ctrl+V - Paste a selection from the Clipboard

Ctrl+X - Cut a selection

Ctrl+Y - Redo a change

Ctrl+Z - Undo a change

Alt+F4 - Close a note and its Journal window

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with WordPad.

F10 - Display keytips

F12 - Save the document as a new file

Ctrl+1 - Set single line spacing

Ctrl+2 - Set double line spacing

Ctrl+5 - Set line spacing to 1.5

Ctrl+A - Select the entire document

Ctrl+B - Make selected text bold

The following table contains keyboard shortcuts for working with Paint.

F11 - View a picture in full-screen mode

F12 - Save the picture as a new file

Ctrl+A - Select the entire picture

Ctrl+N - Create a new picture

Ctrl+O - Open an existing picture

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