Full list of keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8

The arrival of the operating system Windows 8 from Microsoft will be a step forward for many who also popularized the proliferation of peripherals and computers with touch interface. But also bring many new keyboard shortcuts for new interface.

keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8
To make it easy to use for everyday users without touch interface we have created a list with all the keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8 and if you will use these shortcuts from keyboard then no one can access the Windows 8 faster than you.

• Windows key : Switch between homescreen Modern UI and the last application
• Windows Key + C : Opens the charms bar (toolbar Windows 8)
• Windows key + Tab : Get the Modern UI toolbar
• Windows Key + R : Get the configuration
• Windows Key + M : Access to Share
• Windows Key + K : Access Devices
• Windows Key + Q : Get the apps search
• Windows Key + F : Get the file search
• Windows key + W : Get the Search Settings
• Windows key + P : Access the second screen bar
• Windows key + Z : Application Bar if you’re running Modern UI
• Windows key + X : Open the Tools menu
• Windows Key + O : Orientation lock screen
• Windows key +. : Move the split screen on the right
• Windows Key + V : Displays all notices
• Windows key + Shift + V : Displays all notifications in reverse order
• Windows key + PrtScn : Capture the screen and saves it to the directory Images
• Windows key + Enter : Launches Narrator
• Windows Key + E : Open My Computer
• Windows key + R : Open the Run dialog …
• Windows key + U : Open Ease of Access Center
• Windows Key + Ctrl + F : Open search for PCs
• Windows Key + Pause / Break : System page opens
• Windows Key + 1 .. 10 : Run the program bar equivalent Windows
• Windows key + Shift + 1 .. 10 : Launches a new instance of the program equivalent to the number of Windows bar
• Windows Key + Ctrl + 1 .. 10 : Get the program ultimately the Windows equivalent bar
• Windows Key + Alt + 1 .. 10 : Get the list of instances of the program Windows bar equivalent to that number
• Windows key + B : Select the first device in the notification area and then you can use the arrow keys to navigate through them, to open some, you can highlight it and press Enter.
• Windows Key + Ctrl + B : Open the program that is being displayed in the notification area
• Windows key + T : Navigating between elements of the taskbar
• Windows key + M : Minimize all windows
• Windows key + Shift + M : Restore minimized windows
• Windows key + D : Show / Hide Desktop
• Windows key + L : Lock the computer
• Windows key + Up Arrow : Maximize the current window
• Windows key + Down arrow : Minimize / restore the current window
• Windows key + Home : Minimize all windows except the one in use
• Windows key + Left Arrow : stacking windows on the left side of the screen
• Windows key + Shift + Up Arrow : Stretch the current window to the entire height of the screen
• Windows key + Shift + Arrow Left / Right : Move window from one monitor to the next
• Windows Key + F1 : Launch the Windows Help and Support

• PageDown : Scroll right on the home screen UI Modern
• PageUp : Scroll Left in Modern Home Screen UI
• Esc : Closes the menu
• Ctrl + Esc : Switch between Modern desktop UI and the last application
• Ctrl + Mouse scroll wheel : Activates the main menu zoom Modern UI

Alt key keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8:

• Alt : Display a hidden menu bar
• Alt + D : Select the address bar
• Alt + P : Display the preview pane in Windows Explorer
• Alt + Tab : Switch between open applications
• Alt + Shift + Tab : Switch between open applications in reverse previous
• Alt + F : Closes the current window and open the Windows Shutdown dialog if you are on the desktop
• Alt + Spacebar : Open the shortcut menu of the current window
• Alt + Esc : Switch between open programs in the order they were opened
• Alt + Enter : Open the Properties dialog for the selected item
• Alt + PrtScn : Capture an image of the active window and put on the clipboard
• Alt + Up Arrow : Moves to the previous directory level within Windows Explorer
• Alt + Left Arrow : Displays the previous directory
• Alt + Right Arrow : Displays the following directory

Shift key keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8:
• Shift + Insert : Prevents autorun CD / DVD
• Shift + Delete : Delete a file permanently, bypassing the Recycle Bin
• Shift + F6 : Switch between the elements in a window or dialog
• Shift + F10 : Open the context menu for the selected item
• Shift + Tab : Switches between elements within a window in reverse order
• Shift + Click : Select a consecutive group of elements
• Shift + Click on a button to the toolbar : Launches a new instance of the program in question
• Shift + right click on a button on the toolbar : Access the context menu for that item

 

Control Key keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8:

• Ctrl + A : Select all items
• Ctrl + C : Copy
• Ctrl + X : Cut
• Ctrl + V : Paste
• Ctrl + D : Delete selected item
• Ctrl + Z : Undo
• Ctrl + Y : Redo (Ctrl + reverse action to Z)
• Ctrl + N : New Windows explorer window
• Ctrl + W : Close the Windows Explorer window
• Ctrl + E : Select the search box of the window
• Ctrl + Shift + N : Creates a new directory
• Ctrl + Shift + Esc : Opens the Windows Task Manager
• Ctrl + Alt + Tab : Use the arrow keys to switch between open windows
• Ctrl + Alt + Delete : Display access Windows Security
• Ctrl + Click : Select multiple individual items
• Ctrl + click and drag an item : Copy that element
• Ctrl + Shift + Click and drag an item : Create a shortcut for that item
• Ctrl + Tab : Navigate between tabs
• Ctrl + Shift + Tab : Navigate through tabs in reverse
• Ctrl + Shift + Click on a button to the toolbar : Throw an instance as administrator
• Ctrl + click on a button clustered toolbar : Browse among the instances of the program

Functions key keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8:

• F1 : Help
• F2 : Rename a file
• F3 : Opens the search
• F4 : Displays a list of the address bar
• F5 : Refreshes the screen
• F6 : Switch between the elements of a window or dialog
• F7 : Displays a history of commands in a command line
• F10 : Displays the menu bar hidden
• F11 : Switch to full screen
• Tab : Equivalent to F6 Switches between the elements in a window or dialog
• PrtScn : Capture entire screen and copy to the clipboard
• Home : Moves the active window up
• End : Move the active window down
• Delete : Deletes the selected item
• Delete key : Displays the previous directory in Windows Explorer. Move to a higher level in the Open or Save dialogs.
• Esc : Closes a dialog
• (+)-Keypad-active : shows the contents of the selected directory
• (-) -keypad-active : Closes the selected directory
• (*) -active Keypad -: Expands all subdirectories of the selected directory

StickyKeys:
• Press Shift five times to activate or turn them off

FilterKeys:
• Click the arrow to the right for 8 seconds to activate or deactivate

ToggleKeys:
• Press Num Lock for 5 seconds to activate or deactivate

This was all regarding the all of the keyboard shortcuts for Windows 8: