Some Useful Windows 10 Shortcuts for You

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Some Useful Windows 10 Shortcuts for You

Almost everyone loves shortcuts, and most of us, except masochists, like quick, easy tips. We think you’ll find these Windows 10 shortcuts useful and easy – at least we sure hope so!

Snapping windows:

WIN + LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW: Snaps the window in focus (the one you’re working in) to the right or left side of the screen.

You can also use WIN + UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW to divide work space into quadrants.  Below you can see that I have four windows open, one in each corner of the screen:

 

Switching windows:
Switch to recent window ALT + TAB ( this is the same in older versions of Windows)

Holding keys down shows new Task view window view. Letting keys go switches apps (open programs)

Task View

WIN + TAB New Task view opens an stays open.

Virtual Desktops
Create new virtual desktop: WIN + CTRL + D

Close current virtual desktop: WIN + CTRL + F4

Switch virtual desktop: WIN + CTRL + LEFT or RIGHT

(From InfoAve Premium Issue #627, October 23, 2015)

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