Tech Tip #9

Lightning tutorials to get you going!

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Windows General

Windows Key + S: Open Search Charm to search Windows and Web

Windows Key + Q: Search within the opened app

Windows Key + F: Search files

Windows Key + . + Right Arrow: Snap app to the right

Windows Key + . + Left Arrow: Snap app to the left

Ctrl + Plus (+): Zoom in on Start Screen or internet browser

Ctrl + Minus (-): Zoom out on Start Screen or internet browser

Windows Key + Down Arrow: Close an app

Windows Key + O: Lock the screen orientation (portrait or landscape)

Windows Key + X: Open Start Button options

Windows Key + Home: Minimize all but the active desktop window

F5: Refreshes the current window

F6: Moves among panes in Windows Explorer

CTRL+Z: Undo the last command

CTRL+A: Select all the items in the current window

BACKSPACE: Switch to the parent folder

Windows Logo+ M: Minimize all

SHIFT + Windows Logo + M: Undo minimize all

Windows Logo + F1: Help

Windows Logo + E: File Explorer

Windows Logo + D: Minimizes all open windows and displays the desktop

Shift+Delete: Deletes an item immediately without placing it in the Recycle Bin

Ctrl+C: Copy selected

Ctrl+X: Cut selected

Ctrl+V: Paste selected content

Dialog Box

TAB: Move to the next control in the dialog box

SHIFT+TAB: Move to the previous control in the dialog box

ENTER: Equivalent to clicking the selected button (the button with the outline)

ESC: Equivalent to clicking the Cancel button

Function Keys Shortcuts

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Use the Function key (FN at the bottom left) and the Function keys (f#) in the top row.

FN + f1= Ambient Light Sensor (enable, disable)

FN + f2= Power Options (admin controlled)

FN + f3= Sleep Mode (disabled)

FN + f4= Projection Display Options Menu

FN + f5= Mute (disable, enable with light indicator)

FN + f6= Decrease volume

FN + f7= Increase volume

FN + f8= Microphone (enable or mute with light indicator)

FN + f9= Screen Display, dim brightness

FN + f10= Screen display, increase brightness

FN + f11= Keyboard Backlight (off, dim, bright)

FN + f12= Wireless Connection (WiFi or Airplane Mode)

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