Shortcut key to raise/lower taskbar

  1. Posts : 32
    Windows 10 Pro

    Shortcut key to raise/lower taskbar

    Is there is a key press that toggles the appearance of the taskbar without minimizing all open windows? WinKey behavior would be perfect if it were not for the 'Show Desktop' side-effect.
    It is important too that the taskbar not respond to the mouse -- that it appears only when requested by the key. The autohide feature is nice but for my usage it is far too responsive to the mouse hover.
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  2. Posts : 35,618
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)

    Hi, you could explore creating a very small Autohotkey script (free).

    This is ideal for defining hotkeys, as well as much more.

    Results if you search thus:
    autohotkey hide show taskbar

    Old example - may still be valid:
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