3 Quick and Easy Windows 10 Tips You Might Not Know
Shake It Up Baby Now
Want to minimize all other open program windows except the one you’re working in? It’s easy. Grab the title bar of the window want to stay open and move it back and forth quickly (shake it up). After you shake it couple of times the window you shook will remain open and all other program windows will be minimized.
Use the Windows Key + the PrntScr Key to Take a Quick Screenshot
Want to take quick screen shot of your computer’s screen? No problemo! Hold down the Windows Key and click the PrntScr (Print Screen) key. Now look in you Pictures folder. You’ll find a folder inside Pictures called Screenshots. You’ll find your screenshot there. Take as many screenshots as you want this way, Windows will save them all in C:\Users\Your User Name\Pictures\Screenshots as screenshot(1),png, screenshot(2).png, screenshot(3).png, and so on. And, yes, of course you can rename them.
Above: The folder in Pictures that Windows creates automatically to store sceenshots you create this way.
Above: A full-screen screenshot we created using the Windows Key + PrntScr key.
Open the Properties Dialog of Any File or Foler Using the ALT Key
Did you know that you can open the “Properties” dialog of any file or folder in File Explore by holding down the ALT key and clicking on it?. You can and it’s a super fast way to do it. Try it. Open File Explorer (Windows Key + E). Now hold down the ALT key and click on any file or folder. Voila! The file or folder’s “Properties” dialog will open.
Sometimes the best Windows tips and tricks are the easiest ones.