Any time you can hit a key combination instead of rolling your mouse pointer across the screen, you save a lot of time. Windows 10 has a long list of keyboard shortcuts that help you launch new features such as Cortana, navigate around the OS or organize your desktop layout with ease. While you might know some of the traditional Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts, you will be surprised to find some new tricks below. Take a look at the list below, you may find something extremely helpful in there.
List Of Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows 10 Keyboard shortcuts help users to complete tasks quickly and efficiently, instead of clicking laboriously through the menus. The following table contains new shortcuts introduced together with Windows 10. Here is the List Of Windows 10 Shortcuts .
|Keyboard Shortcuts||Function / Operation|
|Windows key + CTRL + D||Add a virtual desktop|
|Windows key + CTRL +||Switch to the virtual desktop on the right|
|Windows key + CTRL +||Switch to the virtual desktop on the left|
|Windows key + CTRL + F4||Close the current virtual desktop|
|Windows key + A||Open Action center on the right of the screen|
|Windows key + S||Open Search and place the cursor in the input field|
|Windows key + Tab||Open Task view (Task view then remains open)|
|Windows key + X||Open the Admin menu in the left-hand bottom corner of the screen|
|Windows key + Q||Open Search using Cortana and voice control|
|Alt + TAB||Hold: Opens Task view|
|Windows key||Open the Start menu|
|Windows key + D||Switch to desktop view|
|Windows key + E||Open Windows Explorer|
|Windows key + U||Open Ease of Access Center (magnifier, screen keyboard, high contrast etc.)|
|Windows key + L||Lock the computer|
|Windows key + I||Open settings / information|
|Windows key + H||Share content (if supported by the active app)|
|Windows key + S||Open Search|
|CTRL + C or CTRL + INS||Copy the selected element|
|CTRL + X||Cut the selected element|
|CTRL + V or SHIFT + INS||Paste the selected element|
|CTRL + Z||Undo an action|
|Alt + F4||Close the active element or end the active app|
I’m pretty sure there are much more keyboard shortcuts you can use to speed up your work with Windows 10. If you experience new ones, please let me know! I will try to keep the above list up to date.
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