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New Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts!


The details come courtesy of Brandon LeBlanc of Microsoft’s Blogging Windows blog. For those on the Windows 10 operating system, check these out!

To enable such shortcuts, right-click the Command Prompt title bar and select Properties.

Open the Windows 10 Experimental tab and check the box next to Enable experimental console features.

Then check the boxes next to Enable new Ctrl key shortcuts and Extended edit keys and finally click OK. Voila!


  • 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 + TabLeBlanc says: “Hold shows new Task View window view, let go and switches to app.”


  • Task view: Windows + TabLeBlanc 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

With the new, here are some basic ones to know 😉

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