Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

 New Commands   Frequently Used Commands
Action Shortcut   Action Shortcut
Return to Start Screen Windows Key Close current Window/app ALT   + F4
Search from Start Screen Key   app you are looking for Display properties of a selected item Alt   + Enter Key
Open Charms Bar Windows Key + C Copy CTRL   + C
Open Search Charm Windows Key + Q Cut CTRL   + X
Access settings Search screen Windows Key + W Paste CTRL   + V
Open Share Charm Windows Key + H Redo CTRL   + Y
Snapping Apps (to left side of the   screen) moves all open tabs to left Windows Key + period Undo CTRL   + Z
Snapping Apps (to right of screen) Windows Key + SHIFT + period Show/Hide desktop, minimize/restore   open apps Windows Key + D
“Peek” at the Desktop (Minimizes all   apps while you hold the keys) Windows Key + comma Lock the screen Windows Key + L
Display the app-specific commands bar   at the bottom Windows Key + Z Cycle through open apps Windows Key + TAB
Take a screenshot (automatically saves   in Pictures folder) Windows Key + Print Screen Minimize all active Desktop   applications Windows Key + M
Access the Windows Tools Menu Windows Key + X Maximize all active Desktop   applications Windows Key + SHIFT+ M
Display all connected devices (devices   shown depends on app you have open) Windows Key + K Minimize current application Windows Key + down arrow

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