27 August 2012

windows shutout tips

Shortcut Description Win + UP Arrow Maximize the current window Win + Down Arrow Restore down or minimize current windows Win + Left Arrow Dock the current window to the left half of the screen Win + Right Arrrow Dock the current window to the right half of the screen Win + [number] Activate and run the program pinned on Windows 7 Taskbar, running program won’t be affected Win + Home Minimize all but the current window Win + Space Makes all windows transparent so you can see through to the desktop Win + Pause/Break Open System Properties Win + Tab Flip Aero 3D [press Tab to cycle between Windows] Win + B Move focus to notification tray (the right-most portion of the taskbar) Win + D Show/Hide desktop Win + E Windows Explorer is launched Win + F Search Win + G Bring all gadgets on top and foreground Win + L Lock Computer Win + M Minimize all windows Win + P Open the projection menu (generally used for laptops connected to projectors) Win + R Run Command is launched. Win + S OneNote Screen Clipping Tool Win + T Show preview thumbnail of running applications in Windows Taskbar one by one without mouse over Win + X Mobility Center Win + # Quicklaunch Win + = Magnifier Win + [+/-] Enables the magnifier and zooms in/out Win + Shift + Up Arrow Maximize vertical size Win + Shift + Down Arrow Restore vertical size Win + Shift + Left Arrow Jump to left monitor Win + Shift + Right Arrow Jump to right monitor Win + Shift + M Undo all window minimization Win + Shift + T Cycles backwards Win + Ctrl + F Opens the Active Directory Find Computers dialog Ctrl + Right Arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word Ctrl + Left Arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word Ctrl + Up Arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph Ctrl + Down Arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph Ctrl + Click A pinned taskbar icon to cycle through the program’s open windows (e.g. IE) Ctrl + Win + Tab Persistent flip 3D Ctrl + Shift with an arrow key Select a block of text Ctrl with any arrow key + Spacebar Select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open Task Manager directly Ctrl + Shift + N Create new folder