Friday, August 20, 2010

Windows 7 Shortcuts Master List ...





If you already tried Windows 7 and so far you like what you see and looking forward on using it for good, then this Windows 7 Shortcuts Master List can make you be a more effective Windows 7 user. Windows keyboard and mouse shortcuts can dramatically increase user productivity by speeding-up windows navigation, folder manipulation, application switching and etc. The following list are compilation of Windows 7 shortcuts which are categorize by two types, one is keyboard shortcuts and the second is shortcuts by mouse interaction.

1. Windows Navigation
Keyboard shortcuts:
Win+Home: Clear all but the active window.
Win+Space: All windows become transparent so you can see through to the desktop.
Win+Up arrow: Maximize the active window.
Shift+Win+Up arrow: Maximize the active window vertically.
Win+Down arrow: Minimize the window/Restore the window if it's maximized.
Win+Left/Right arrows: Dock the window to each side of the monitor.
Shift+Win+Left/Right arrows: Move the window to the monitor on the left or right.

Alternative shortcuts using mouse:
- Drag window to the top: Maximize
- Drag window left/right: Dock the window to fill half of the screen.
- Shake window back/forth: Minimize everything but the current window. (Aero Shake)
- Double-Click Top Window Border (edge): Maximize window vertically.

2. Taskbar Shortcuts
Keyboard Shortcuts:
Win+number (1-9): Starts the application pinned to the taskbar in that position, or switches to that program.
Shift+Win+number (1-9): Starts a new instance of the application pinned to the taskbar in that position.
Ctrl+Win+number (1-9): Cycles through open windows for the application pinned to the taskbar in that position.
Win+Alt+number (1-9): Opens the Jump List for the application pinned to the taskbar.

Windows 7 Shortcuts Master List

Win+T: Focus and scroll through items on the taskbar.
Win+B: Focuses the System Tray icons

Alternative shortcuts using mouse + modifier keys:
Shift+Click on a taskbar button: Open a program or quickly open another instance of a program.
Ctrl+Shift+Click on a taskbar button: Open a program as an administrator.
Shift+Right-click on a taskbar button: Show the window menu for the program (like XP does).
Shift+Right-click on a grouped taskbar button: Show the window menu for the group.
Ctrl+Click on a grouped taskbar button: Cycle through the windows of the group.

3. Other Useful Shortcuts
Ctrl+Shift+N: Creates a new folder in Windows Explorer.
Alt+Up: Goes up a folder level in Windows Explorer.
Alt+P: Toggles the preview pane in Windows Explorer.
Shift+Right-Click on a file: Adds Copy as Path, which copies the path of a file to the clipboard.
Shift+Right-Click on a file: Adds extra hidden items to the Send To menu.
Shift+Right-Click on a folder: Adds Command Prompt Here, which lets you easily open a command prompt in that folder.
Win+P: Adjust presentation settings for your display.
Win+(+/-): Zoom in/out.
Win+G: Cycle between the Windows Gadgets on your screen.









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  1. wahh! i jadi batak da ni ;p
    try out sume da . hehee

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