1. Joined : Oct 2014
    In a house with a crazy cat trying to kill me
    Posts : 11,393
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition
       04 Oct 2014 #1

    These are Windows 10's new keyboard shortcuts

    The Windows 10 Technical Preview adds all sorts of nifty new features designed to appeal to PC power users, but it also includes some nifty newcomers that you can’t actually see—fresh keyboard shortcuts!
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 23
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       04 Oct 2014 #2

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  3. Joined : Nov 2013
    Posts : 20,759
    Tower: W8.1; Laptop: W10 Pro build 10586; Windows Phone 8
       05 Oct 2014 #3

    Thanks, Borg.

    Been using key combos since W98.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Mid-Hudson Valley, NYS
    Posts : 255
    Windows 10 & Windows 10 Insider Program, Linux Mint 18
       05 Oct 2014 #4

    Most likely will use the one for Snapping Windows - thanks.

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  5. Joined : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,390
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.1 MATE (64 bit), W10IP VM, W10 Home
       05 Oct 2014 #5

    Thanks Borg 386.

    That article was strangely written.
    "Windows key + Left Arrow" and "Windows key + Right Arrow" exist in W7.
    They are the Windows-related keyboard shortcuts that I use most often (I use them multiple times per day).

    It reminds me of all of the W8 articles that pretended that pressing the Windows key and typing the name of a program was a new W8 feature.

    I was wondering if there were shortcuts for the new snapping combinations.
    I'll have to try "Windows key + Up Arrow" and "Windows key + Down Arrow".
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Manchester CT
    Posts : 272
    Windows 10 Fast Ring
       08 Oct 2014 #6

    For the lazy ones, heh:

    Snapping window: Windows key + Left or Right — LeBlanc says: "(Can be used with UP or DOWN to get into quadrants.)" Quadrants is the new Snap view mode that pins apps to the four quarters of the screen.
    Switch to recent window: Alt + Tab – LeBlanc says: "Hold shows new Task View window view, let go and switches to app."
    Task view: Windows + Tab – LeBlanc says: "New Task view opens up and stays open."
    Create new virtual desktop: Windows key + Ctrl + D
    Close current virtual desktop: Windows key + Ctrl + F4
    Switch virtual desktop : Windows key + Ctrl + Left or Right
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