30 August 2015

Useful Shortcut Keys for Windows 10: Download And Print It

Do you know your some Windows key shortcuts in Windows 10? If you need a cheat sheet, Microsoft has just published one online, and you can download and print it.

See these useful shortcut keys for fast production.

Useful Shortcut Keys for Windows 10
Useful Shortcut Keys for Windows 10

This guide lists shortcut keys that you can use from the desktop in Windows 10.

Shortcut
Description
Windows keWin)
Open and close the Start menu.
Win+1, win +2, etc.
Switch to the desktop and launch the nth application in the taskbar. For example, [1]
Users can begin to speak to Cortana immediately.
Win+D
Switch between Show Desktop (hides/shows any applications and other windows) and the previous state.
Win+E
Switch to the desktop and launch File Explorer with the Quick Access tab displayed.
Win+H
Open the Share [2]
Users can begin to type a query immediately.
Win+T
Cycle through the apps on the taskbar.
Win+U
Launch the Ease of Access Center.
Win+V
Cycle through notifications.
Win+X
Open the advanced menu in the lower-left corner of the screen.
Win+Z
Open the app-specific command bar.
Win+ENTER
Launch Narrator.
Win+SPACEBAR
Switch input language and keyboard layout.
Win+TAB
Open Task view.




[1] If Cortana is unavailable or disabled, this shortcut has no function.
[2] Cortana is only available in certain countries/regions, and some Cortana features might not be available everywhere. If Cortana is unavailable or disabled, this command opens Search.

Win+,
Peek at the desktop.
Win+Plus Sign
Zoom in.
Win+Minus Sign
Zoom out.
Win+ESCAPE
Close Magnifier.
Win+LEFT ARROW
Dock the active window to the left half of the monitor.
Win+RIGHT ARROW
Dock the active window to the right half of the monitor.
Win+UP ARROW
Maximize the active window vertically and horizontally.
Win+DOWN ARROW
Restore or minimize the active window.
Win+SHIFT+UP ARROW
Maximize the active window vertically, maintaining the current width.
Win+SHIFT+
DOWN ARROW
Restore or minimize the active window vertically, maintaining the current width.
Win+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW
With multiple monitors, move the active window to the monitor on the left.
Win+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW
With multiple monitors, move the active window to the monitor on the right.
Win+HOME
Minimize all nonactive windows; restore on second keystroke.
Win+PRNT SCRN
Take a picture of the screen and place it in the Computer>Pictures>Screenshots folder.
Win+CTRL+LEFT/RIGHT arrow
Switch to the next or previous virtual desktop.
Win+CTRL+D
Create a new virtual desktop.
Win+CTRL+F4
Close the current virtual desktop.
Win+?
Launch the Windows Feedback App.

Fortunately, Microsoft offers an offline version in Word .DOCX format for you to download or print.

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