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November 9, 2009

Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts....


General 

Alt+P
Show/hide Preview Pane
Windows Logo+G
Bring gadgets to the top of the Z-order
Windows Logo++ (plus key)
Zoom in
Windows Logo+- (minus key)
Zoom out
Win Logo+Up
Maximize current window
Windows Logo+Down
Restore / Minimize current window
Windows Logo+Left
Snap to left
Windows Logo+Right
Snap to right
Windows Logo+Home
Minimize / Restore all other windows
Windows Logo+T
Focus the first taskbar entry
Pressing again will cycle through them, you can can arrow around.
Win+Shift+T
cycles backwards.
Windows Logo+Space
Aero Peek at the desktop
Windows Logo+1,2 or 3
Launches a new instance of the application in the Nth slot on the taskbar.
Example: Win+1 launches first pinned app, Win+2 launches second, etc.

Taskbar modifiers 

Shift + Click on icon
Opens a new instance
Ctrl + Shift + Click on icon
Opens a new instance with Admin privileges
Shift + Right-click on icon
Show window menu (Restore / Minimize / Move / etc)
Note: Normally you can just right-click on the window thumbnail to get this menu
Shift + Right-click on grouped icon

Menu with Restore All / Minimize All / Close All, etc.
Ctrl + Click on grouped icon
Cycle between the windows (or tabs) in the group