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New Windows 10 Keyboard Short Cuts

Discussion in 'Tutorials' started by jordan, Oct 29, 2016.

  1. jordan

    jordan Administrator Staff Member

    Common keyboard shortcuts in Windows
    The new Windows still using most conventional keyboard shortcuts. Among them we can highlight:

    • Ctrl + C -> Copy an item to the clipboard.
    • Ctrl + X -> Cut an item and place it in the clipboard.
    • Ctrl + V -> paste the item we have in the Clipboard.
    • Ctrl + Z -> Undo an action.
    • Alt + Tab -> Switching between open applications.
    • Alt + F4 -> Close an item or open application.
    • Windows + L -> Lock session and display the window switch user.
    • Windows + D -> Show your desktop or return to applications.

    New keyboard shortcuts introduced in Windows 10
    The new operating system from Microsoft has also included a series of new keyboard shortcuts to facilitate work in the day to day of all those accustomed to using the computer keyboard,depending on the least possible use of mouse.

    These new shortcuts are:
    • Windows + A -> Open the activity center.
    • Windows + S -> Open the browser.
    • Windows + Q -> Open Cortana if we have activated ready to write.
    • Windows + C -> Open Cortana listening mode to start dictation.
    • Windows key + X -> Opens the context menu of the Start button.
    • Windows + I -> Open the Windows 10 settings.
    • Windows + G -> Open the new game menu while you are running one to record the game or take snapshots.
    • Windows + H -> Open menu to share.
    • Windows + Tab -> Opens the Task Manager.
    • Windows + Ctrl + D -> Create a new virtual desktop.
    • Windows + Ctrl + Right Arrow -> Changes to the virtual desktop to the right.
    • Ctrl + Windows + Left Arrow -> Changes to the virtual desktop to the left.
    • Windows + Ctrl + F4 -> Closes the virtual desktop you are currently using.
    • Windows + Left Arrow -> Adjust and place the window where you are on the left side of the screen.
    • Windows + Right Arrow -> Adjust and place the window where you are on the right side of the screen.
    • Windows + Up Arrow -> Adjust and place the window in which you are at the top of the screen.
    • Windows + Down Arrow -> Adjust and place the window in which you are at the bottom of the screen.
    As we can see Microsoft has created new keyboard shortcuts for many of the new features included in the new operating system. These shortcuts can be performed similarly with the keyboard, simply will allow users accustomed to working with a keyboard to feel more comfortable with the new Windows 10 system apparently liking to most users.

    With these keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 you'll get the maximum productivity to the new operating system. If you know something new that we have not mentioned do not hesitate to write it in the comments.