Saturday, 25 January 2014

Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts


SHORTCUTACTION
Windows keySwitch between Modern Desktop Start screen and the last accessed application
Windows key + CAccess the charms bar
Windows key + TabAccess the Modern Desktop Taskbar
Windows key + IAccess the Settings charm
Windows key + HAccess the Share charm
Windows key + KAccess the Devices charm
Windows key + QAccess the Apps Search screen
Windows key + FAccess the Files Search screen
Windows key + WAccess the Settings Search screen
Windows key + PAccess the Second Screen bar
Windows key + ZBrings up the App Bar when you have a Modern Desktop App running
Windows key + XAccess the Windows Tools Menu
Windows key + OLock screen orientation
Windows key + . Move the screen split to the right
Windows key + Shift + . Move the screen split to the left
Windows key + VView all active Toasts/Notifications
Windows key + Shift + VView all active Toasts/Notifications in reverse order
Windows key + PrtScnTakes a screenshot of the screen and automatically saves it in the Pictures folder as Screenshot
Windows key + EnterLaunch Narrator
Windows key + EOpen Computer
Windows key + ROpen the Run dialog box
Windows key + UOpen Ease of Access Center
Windows key + Ctrl + FOpen Find Computers dialog box
Windows key + Pause/BreakOpen the System page
Windows key + 1..10Launch a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Shift + 1..10Launch a new instance of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Ctrl + 1..10Access the last active instance of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Alt + 1..10Access the Jump List of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + BSelect 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 + BAccess the program that is displaying a message in the Notification Area
Windows key + TCycle through the items on the Taskbar
Windows key + MMinimize all windows
Windows key + Shift + MRestore all minimized windows
Windows key + DShow/Hide Desktop (minimize/restore all windows)
Windows key + LLock computer
Windows key + Up ArrowMaximize current window
Windows key + Down ArrowMinimize/restore current window
Windows key + HomeMinimize all but the current window
Windows key + Left ArrowTile window on the left side of the screen
Windows key + Right ArrowTile window on the right side of the screen
Windows key + Shift + Up ArrowExtend current window from the top to the bottom of the screen
Windows key + Shift + Left/Right ArrowMove the current window from one monitor to the next
Windows key + F1Launch Windows Help and Support
PageUpScroll forward on the Modern Desktop Start screen
PageDownScroll backward on the Modern Desktop Start screen
EscClose a charm
Ctrl + EscSwitch between Modern Desktop Start screen and the last accessed application
Ctrl + Mouse scroll wheelActivate the Semantic Zoom on the Modern Desktop screen
AltDisplay a hidden Menu Bar
Alt + DSelect the Address Bar
Alt + PDisplay the Preview Pane in Windows Explorer
Alt + TabCycle forward through open windows
Alt + Shift + TabCycle backward through open windows
Alt + FClose the current window Open the Shut Down Windows dialog box from the Desktop
Alt + SpacebarAccess the Shortcut menu for current window
Alt + EscCycle between open programs in the order that they were opened
Alt + EnterOpen the Properties dialog box of the selected item
Alt + PrtScnTake a screen shot of the active Window and place it in the clipboard
Alt + Up ArrowMove up one folder level in Windows Explorer (Like the Up Arrow in XP)
Alt + Left ArrowDisplay the previous folder
Alt + Right ArrowDisplay the next folder
Shift + InsertCD/DVD Load CD/DVD without triggering Autoplay or Autorun
Shift + DeletePermanently delete the item (rather than sending it to the Recycle Bin)
Shift + F6Cycle backward through elements in a window or dialog box
Shift + F10Access the context menu for the selected item
Shift + TabCycle backward through elements in a window or dialog box
Shift + ClickSelect a consecutive group of items
Shift + Click on a Taskbar buttonLaunch a new instance of a program
Shift + Right-click on a Taskbar buttonAccess the context menu for the selected item
Ctrl + ASelect all items
Ctrl + CCopy the selected item
Ctrl + XCut the selected item
Ctrl + VPaste the selected item
Ctrl + DDelete selected item
Ctrl + ZUndo an action
Ctrl + YRedo an action
Ctrl + NOpen a new window in Windows Explorer
Ctrl + WClose current window in Windows Explorer
Ctrl + ESelect the Search box in the upper right corner of a window
Ctrl + Shift + NCreate new folder
Ctrl + Shift + EscOpen the Windows Task Manager
Ctrl + Alt + TabUse arrow keys to cycle through open windows
Ctrl + Alt + DeleteAccess the Windows Security screen
Ctrl + ClickSelect multiple individual items
Ctrl + Click and drag an itemCopies that item in the same folder
Ctrl + Shift + Click and drag an itemCreates a shortcut for that item in the same folder
Ctrl + TabMove forward through tabs
Ctrl + Shift + TabMove backward through tabs
Ctrl + Shift + Click on a Taskbar buttonLaunch a new instance of a program as an Administrator
Ctrl + Click on a grouped Taskbar buttonCycle through the instances of a program in the group
F1Display Help
F2Rename a file
F3Open Search
F4Display the Address Bar list
F5Refresh display
F6Cycle forward through elements in a window or dialog box
F7Display command history in a Command Prompt
F10Display hidden Menu Bar
F11Toggle full screen display
TabCycle forward through elements in a window or dialog box
PrtScnTake a screen shot of the entire screen and place it in the clipboard
HomeMove to the top of the active window
EndMove to the bottom of the active window
DeleteDelete the selected item
BackspaceDisplay the previous folder in Windows Explorer Move up one folder level in Open or Save dialog box
EscClose 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