New Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 8

In Windows 8, you can use the keyboard shortcuts that you were using in previous versions of the Windows operating system. However, there are new shortcuts for the new features in Windows 8. Here you will find a list of the most helpful Windows 8 shortcut keys.

Windows Key+start typing, to search for documents or apps

Windows Key+X to access the Advanced Context Menu

Windows Key+R to open the Run box

Windows Key+C to open the charms

Windows Key+F to open the Search charm for files

Windows Key+H to open the Share charm

Windows Key+I to open the Settings charm

Windows Key+Z to show available commands in an app

Windows Key+Spacebar to switch input language and keyboard layout

Windows Key+Tab to cycle through open apps


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Article ID: 1469
Created: Tue, 09 Apr 2013 9:40am
Modified: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 10:31am