Part 3: Windows Key Windows Shortcuts to Save You Time!
Last blog entry was on ALT and SHIFT keys Window shortcuts. Lastly it's time for the Windows Key Shortcuts.
A few terms I'll use include:
Active Window: Your current Window. Say you have a bunch of File Explorer Windows open - the active one is the one you last clicked on.
Window: File Explorer.
Program: Examples include Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, and Solitaire.
Item: Examples include a folder, a shortcut, a file.
WINDOWS KEY SHORTCUTS
Windows Key: Open and Close the Start Menu
Windows Key + Pause: Opens the Computer Systems Properties Window.
Windows Key + D: Show/ Hide the Desktop.
Windows Key + L: Locks your computer.
Windows Key + P: Pick a Display Mode.
Windows Key + R: Opens the 'Run' Window where you can input various commands including 'cmd' which opens the Command Prompt Windows.
Windows Key + T: Go through Programs/ Shortcuts in the Taskbar. Once desired Program/ Shortcut has been highlighted press 'Enter' to open it.
Windows Key + UP ARROW: Maximize currently selected Window.
Windows Key + DOWN ARROW: Minimize currently selected Window.
Windows Key + LEFT ARROW: Currently selected Window will dock to the left side of the screen.
Windows Key + RIGHT SCREEN: Currently selected Window will dock to the right side of the screen.