[Mm-friends] Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

David Tanner david.tanner100 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 03:38:40 GMT 2012


Ok, Here is the big list.  

Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

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






  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 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

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






  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




 
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