How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time

Do you use keyboard shortcuts? If not, you should start using them because they can save one heck of your time.

There is a lot of keyboard shortcuts for windows 10. All of them you can find on Microsoft support. Today we will show you some of them we found most usefull.

 

Most common

Ctrl + X – cut the selected item

Ctrl + C – copy the selected item

Ctrl + V – Paste the selected item

CTRL + Z – undo an action

ALT + Tab – switch between open apps

 

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time

Alt + F4 – Close the active item or exit the active app

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time  How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time   + L – Lock your PC

Ctrl + A – Select all items in a document or window

This was most common and most useful combinatation. Every computer user must from time to time copy some text and paste it in different document of position. I hope everybody knows it 🙂

Now, let me show you some of the not well-known shortcuts which can save a lot of time for you.

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time  How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time   + Shift + C – Open Cortana in listening mode

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time  How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time   + D – Display and hide the desktop

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time  How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time   + E – Open file explorer

Ctrl + Shift + Esc – Open Task manager

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time  How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time   + P – choose presentation display mode – very usefull when you want to project your screen with data projector

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time  How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time   + Shift + Left – Move an app or window in the desktop from one monitor to another, very useful if you are using more monitors.

 

 

Funny and tricky shortcuts

Virtual desktop

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time  How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time   + Ctrl + D – Add a virtual desktop (Dont use it until you will command line bellow :-))

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time  How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time   + Ctrl + Right Arrow (or Left Arrow) – Switch between virtual desktops

How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time  How to use Windows shortcuts and save your time   + Ctrl + F4 – Close the virtual desktop you’re using

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Screen turning

Ctrl + Alt + arrow keys – Pan in the direction of the arrow – do it to your coleague, very funny 🙂

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High contrast

Left Alt + left Shift + Print Screen – Turn high contrast on or off

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Do you know any other funny and usefull keyboard shortcuts not mentioned here?

 

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