As you may already know, Windows 10 "Redstone 5" comes with a revamped screen snipping experience, featuring a new Screen Sketch UWP app. Originally introduced as part of the Windows Ink Workspace, it comes with a variety of benefits - and it can now be updated via the Microsoft Store, it will now show up in the list when you press Alt + tab, you can set the window size according to your preferences, and more. If you have installed and used it, you might be interested in learning its keyboard shortcuts. These hotkeys can help you save time and increase productivity.
Paint is the default image editing app bundled with Windows since the earliest versions. Even Windows 3.11 had a Paintbrush app. If you are interested in learning the keyboard shortcuts for the Paint app in modern Windows versions, read this article.
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Since Windows 8, Microsoft has been actively working to adapt the user interface of the operating system to suit touch screens. New apps, new options and lots of UI changes are making it more usable on devices with a touchscreen. Desktop users are still using the traditional keyboard and mouse. For them, keyboard shortcuts are the most useful and fast way to perform daily tasks since the mouse requires lots of scrolling for UIs that are designed with touch in mind. Here are 10 keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 everyone should know.
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As you might be knowing, there are two shortcut keys in Windows to minimize all opened windows. The older one is Win + M, which is there since Windows 95 and the newer one is Win + D which was added in Windows 98/IE4 with Windows Desktop Update. While both can be used to show the Desktop, there is a difference between them. Let's see what exactly.
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Google Chrome is very popular web browser, which comes with interesting features and extensions. Like any other browser, it has a set of useful shortcut keys. In the upcoming versions of Google Chrome, two additional useful keyboard shortcuts have been added. This change is available in the Canary build only at this moment, but it will appear in the stable builds in the near future. Let's take a closer look at what these hotkeys do.
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The command prompt in Windows 8 and Windows 7 is the shell environment where you can run text-based console tools and utilities by typing commands. It's UI is very simple and does not have any buttons or graphical commands. But it provides a set of useful hotkeys. Today, I would like to share this list of command prompt hotkeys available in Windows 8 and Windows 7. They should also work in Windows Vista or Windows XP.
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Previously we covered the ultimate list of all Windows keyboard shortcuts with Win keys as well as the complete list of the keyboard shortcuts for the Modern Mail app in Windows. Today we would like to explore some of the keyboard shortcuts used over Windows Remote Desktop (RDP).
As we covered previously, Windows 8.1 Spring Update 1 (Feature Pack) brings some new features for Modern apps: now they have a title bar with close and minimize buttons. The Taskbar also shows inside Modern apps. However, showing the taskbar is tricky and unreliable with the mouse. Here's a reliable way to show it using the keyboard.
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Ever since Windows 95, the Windows key (or Win key) is ubiquitous on PC keyboards. With each new release of Windows, Microsoft has added new keyboard shortcuts with the Win key. Here is a complete list of all Winkey shortcuts.
The Quick Access Toolbar is a feature of File Explorer which exists in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. It is part of the Ribbon UI in File Explorer and is located in the title bar. I consider this toolbar very useful because it allows you to have fast access to any ribbon command with one click.
Using keyboard shortcuts, you can execute any command from the Quick Access Toolbar. Sometimes keyboard shortcuts are faster than the mouse and can improve your productivity and save your time.