1. #1
    Unregistered

    List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    I am Satwik from New Delhi. I recently upgraded to Windows 8. I use shortcuts for browsing Windows on my PC. But since I am new to Windows 8. I am unaware of the most of the Keyboard Shortcuts on Windows 8. Please list some of the Keyboard Shortcuts



  2. #2
    Support Array
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    1,574

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    • Some of the new Keyboard shortcuts included in Windows 8 which you might not be aware of are listed below :-
    • Windows + Space = Switch input language and keyboard layout.
    • Windows + O = Lock device orientation.
    • Windows + , = Temporarily peek at the desktop.
    • Windows + V = Cycle through toasts.
    • Windows + Shift + V = Cycle through toasts in reverse order.
    • Windows + Enter = Launch Narrator.
    • Windows + PgUp = Move the Start Screen or a Metro style application to the monitor on the left.
    • Windows + PgDown = Move the Start Screen or a Metro style application to the monitor on the right.
    • Windows + Shift + . = Move the gutter to the left
    • Windows + . = Move the gutter to the right
    • Windows + C = Open the Charms bar.
    • Windows + I = Open the Settings charm.
    • Windows + K = Open the Connect charm.
    • Windows + H = Open the Share charm.
    • Windows + Q = Open the Search pane.
    • Windows + W = Open the Settings Search app.
    • Windows + F = Open the File Search app.
    • Windows + Tab = Cycle through apps.
    • Windows + Shift + Tab = Cycle through apps in reverse order.
    • Windows + Ctrl + Tab = Cycle through apps and snap them as they cycle.
    • Windows + Z = Open the App Bar.
    • Windows + / = Initiate input method editor (IME) reconversion.
    • Windows + J = Swap foreground between the snapped and filled apps.
    ~Support
    Community Manager

  3. #3
    sandi.jkv Array
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    595

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    CHARMS:

    1.WIN+CWin+C: All charms
    2.Win+Q: Search charm
    3.Win+H: Share charm
    4.Win: Start charm
    5.Win+K: Devices charm
    6.Win+I: Settings charm Win+Q: Search apps
    (tip: an even easier way to search apps is to just begin typing from the Start screen)
    Win+W: Search settings
    Win+F: Search files

    Apps (Metro)
    Win+Z: Get to app options
    Win+.: Snap app to the left
    Win+Shift+.: Snap app to the right
    Alt+F4: Close an app

    Desktop
    Win+D: Open Desktop
    Win+,: Peek at desktop
    Win+B: Back to desktop

    Other
    Win+X: Open system utility settings menu
    Win+PrntScrn: Take screenshot and save to Pictures
    Win+Tab: Open switch list
    Win+T: Preview open windows in taskbar




    ALL THE BEST!!!!!!!

  4. #4
    dheeraj Array
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    218

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    ke.jpg


    Hello friend.,


    *Therefore the some of the hotkeys for the windows 8 are to be listed below as follows:

    <> Windows-space:Switch input language and keyboard layout.
    <> Windows-o :Lock device orientation.
    <> Windows-, :Temporarily peek at the desktop.
    <> Windows-v :cycle through toasts.
    <> Windows-shift-v:cycle through toasts in reverse order.
    <> Windows-Enter:Launch Narrator.
    <> Windows-PgUp:Move the start screen or a Metro-style application to the monitor on the left.
    <> Windows-PgDown:Move the start screen or a Metro-style application to the monitor on the right.
    <> Windows-shift-. :Move the gutter to the left(snap an application).
    <> Windows-. :Move the gutter to the right(snap an application).
    <> Windows-c :Open the Charms bar.
    <> Windows-l :Open the settings charm.
    <> Windows-k:Open the connect charm.
    <> Windows-H:Open the share charm.
    <> Windows-Q:Open the search pane.
    <> Windows-w:Open the settings search app.
    <> Windows-F:Open the File search app.
    <> Windows-Tab:cycle through apps.
    <> Windows-shift-Tab:cycle through apps in reverse order.
    <> Windows-ctrl-Tab:cycle through apps and snap them as they cycle.
    <> Windows-z:Open the App Bar.
    <> Windows-/:Initiate input method editor(IME) reconversion.
    <> Windows-j:swap foreground between the snapped and filled apps.

    @Good luck@

  5. #5
    snaked Array
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    190

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    HI, Satwik
    New hotkeys for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview
    Key combination Windows 8 functionality
    Windows-Space Switch input language and keyboard layout.
    Windows-O Lock device orientation.
    Windows-, Temporarily peek at the desktop.
    Windows-V Cycle through toasts.
    Windows-Shift-V Cycle through toasts in reverse order.
    Windows-Enter Launch Narrator.
    Windows-PgUp Move the Start Screen or a Metro-style application to the monitor on the left.
    Windows-PgDown Move the Start Screen or a Metro-style application to the monitor on the right.
    Windows-Shift-. Move the gutter to the left (snap an application).
    Windows-. Move the gutter to the right (snap an application).
    Windows-C Open the Charms bar.
    Windows-I Open the Settings charm.
    Windows-K Open the Connect charm.
    Windows-H Open the Share charm.
    Windows-Q Open the Search pane.
    Windows-W Open the Settings Search app.
    Windows-F Open the File Search app.
    Windows-Tab Cycle through apps.
    Windows-Shift-Tab Cycle through apps in reverse order.
    Windows-Ctrl-Tab Cycle through apps and snap them as they cycle.
    Windows-Z Open the App Bar.
    Windows-/ Initiate input method editor (IME) reconversion.
    Windows-J Swap foreground between the snapped and filled apps.

  6. #6
    mihirthakore Array
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    188

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    HI,

    The keyboard shorcuts for windows 8 are as follows they are -

    1)Windows - Switch between Metro Start Screen and the Last accessed application

    2)Windows + F - Access the files search screen

    3)Windows + Q - Access the apps search screen

    4)Windows + P - Access the second screen bar

    5)Windows + X - Access the windows Tools Menu

    6)Windows +O - Lock Screen

    7)Windows + V - VIEW ALL Notifications

    8)Windows + Enter - Launch Narrator

    9)Winodws + Pageup - Scroll Forward on the Metro Start Screen

    10)Windows + Page Down - Scroll Backward on the Metro Start Screen

    Thats there are many more but the commonly used i have you...

    :::::::::::::::::::::::ALL THE BEST :::::::::::::::::::::::::


  7. #7
    jav.aditya Array
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    298

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    Hello,

    Charms

    Win+C: All charms
    Win+Q: Search charm
    Win+H: Share charm
    Win: Start charm
    Win+K: Devices charm
    Win+I: Settings charmSearch

    Win+Q: Search apps
    (tip: an even easier way to search apps is to just begin typing from the Start screen)
    Win+W: Search settings
    Win+F: Search filesApps (Metro)

    Win+Z: Get to app options
    Win+.: Snap app to the left
    Win+Shift+.: Snap app to the right
    Alt+F4: Close an appDesktop

    Win+D: Open Desktop
    Win+,: Peek at desktop
    Win+B: Back to desktop
    Other

    Win+X: Open system utility settings menu
    Win+PrntScrn: Take screenshot and save to Pictures
    Win+Tab: Open switch list
    Win+T: Preview open windows in taskbar
    Win+U: Open Ease of Access Center
    Win+Spacebar: Switch language and keyboard
    Win+Enter: Open Windows Narrator

    Thanks!!!!!!!!!!

  8. #8
    gauravgpt Array
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    853

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    Hello friend...


    new keyboard shortcuts for window 8 are:-



    Charms

    Win+C: All charms
    Win+Q: Search charm
    Win+H: Share charm
    Win: Start charm
    Win+K: Devices charm
    Win+I: Settings charm

    Search

    Win+Q: Search apps
    Win+W: Search settings
    Win+F: Search files

    Apps (Metro)
    Win+Z: Get to app options
    Win+.: Snap app to the left
    Win+Shift+.: Snap app to the right
    Alt+F4: Close an app

    Desktop
    Win+D: Open Desktop
    Win+,: Peek at desktop
    Win+B: Back to desktop

    Other
    Win+X: Open system utility settings menu
    Win+PrntScrn: Take screenshot and save to Pictures
    Win+Tab: Open switch list
    Win+T: Preview open windows in taskbar
    Win+U: Open Ease of Access Center
    Win+Spacebar: Switch language and keyboard
    Win+Enter: Open Windows Narrator



    Thanks for take a help....

  9. #9
    solution Array
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    MNCL
    Posts
    260

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    DEAR FRIEND,

    Some of the shortcuts of windows 8 are


    windows key +B
    Switch to the desktop and set the focus to the tray notification area.

    windows key+C
    Display the charms and time/date/notification/battery overlay.

    windows key+D
    Switch to the desktop and toggle Show Desktop (hides/shows any applications and other windows).

    windows key+E

    Switch to the desktop and launch Windows Explorer with the Computer tab displayed.

    windows key+F

    Search using the Files search scope.

    windows key+H
    Open the Share charm.

    windows key+I
    Open the Settings charm.

    windows key+J
    Swap the foreground between the snapped and filled apps.Snapped and filled views are only available on displays with a horizontal resolution of 1366 touch-independent pixels or more.

    windows key+K
    Open the Devices charm.

    windows key+L
    Lock the PC and go to the Lock screen.

    windows key+M
    Switch to the desktop and minimize all open windows.

    windows key+SHIFT+M
    Switch to the desktop and restore all minimized windows.

    windows key+O
    Switch between landscape and portrait orientation on slate and tablet PCs.

    Thank+YOu.jpg

  10. #10
    mohan123 Array
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    433

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    Dear friends.

    Windows + C = Open the Charms bar.

    Windows +Q = Open the Search pane.

    Windows + L = Lock the PC.

    Windows + M = Switch to minimize al open windows.

    Windows + I = Open the Settings Charm.

    Windows + D = Open the Desktop.

    Windows + F = Search files.

    Windows + W = Search settings.

    etc..







  11. #11
    kumar12337 Array
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    hyd
    Posts
    1,989

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    hi my dear friend


    key board shortcuts for the windows 8:

    windows key+P Open the Second screen pane to choose between available projection options.


    windows key+Q Search using the Apps search scope.


    windows key+R Open the Run dialog box.


    windows key+T Set the focus to the taskbar and cycle through programs.


    windows key+U Open the Ease of Access Center.


    windows key+W Search using the Settings search scope.


    windows key+X Open the advanced context menu in the lower-left corner of the screen.


    windows key+Plus Sign Zoom in.


    windows key+Minus Sign Zoom out.


    windows key+ESCAPE Close the Magnifier.


    windows key+LEFT ARROW Dock the active window to the left half of the screen.


    windows key+RIGHT ARROW Dock the active window to the right half of the screen.


    windows key+UP ARROW Maximize the active window.


    windows key+DOWN ARROW Restore/minimize the active window.


    windows key+SHIFT+UP ARROW Maximize the active window vertically, maintaining the width.


    windows key+SHIFT+DOWN ARROW Restore/minimize the active window vertically, maintaining the width.


    windows key+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW For multiple monitors, move the active window to the monitor on the left.


    windows key+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW For multiple monitors, move the active window to the monitor on the right.


    windows key+HOME Minimize all non-active windows; restore on second keystroke.


    windows key+BREAK Display the System dialog box.


    windows key+PRNT SCRN Takes a picture of the screen and places it in the Pictures folder.



    ALL THE BEST...................

  12. #12
    lekha207@sasi.ac.in Array
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    75

    Re: List some of the New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8?

    Hi friend,

    list of keyboard shortcuts for windows8:


    windows logo+c- open the charms

    windows logo+f-open the search charm to open the file

    windows logo+h-open the share charm

    windows logo+j-switch the main app

    windows logo+k-open the devices charm

    windows+o-lock the screen orientation

    windows logo+tab-cycle through open apps

    windows logo+z-show the commands available

    hope the information is useful for you

    regards srilekha

+ Reply to Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Shortcuts which are used on a windows computer?
    By Unregistered in forum Windows Forum
    Replies: 40
    Last Post: 19-07-2013, 09:56 PM
  2. Unable to click on Desktop Shortcuts
    By Unregistered in forum Windows Forum
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 13-09-2012, 11:57 PM
  3. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 31-08-2012, 06:31 PM
  4. Shortcuts keys for windows 8 RP and their full details?
    By Unregistered in forum Windows Forum
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 31-07-2012, 11:29 PM
  5. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 15-07-2012, 02:08 PM