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Keyboard usage tips and tricks for Windows 10

Whether it's to be productive, to keep in touch, or just to have fun, Windows 10 has lots of little tricks and keyboard shortcuts to help you do more. Here are just a few of them:

Smile and the world will smile with you

Emojis are no longer only available for your smartphone! With the new emoji keyboard in Windows 10, you can express moods like never before. Application:

  1. While entering text, press Windows logo key +. (.). The emoji keyboard appears.

  2. Use the mouse to select an emoji or continue typing to browse the available emojis for one you like.

Entering all symbols like a pro

Sometimes you need to type a character that is not on the keyboard, such as: B. an em dash (-) or the copyright symbol (©). With a numeric keypad on your keyboard, you don't have to search for it and copy and paste it, you can just type it in. Method:

  1. hold the OLDKey on your keyboard.

  2. Enter while holding down OLD-Key the four-digit code on the numeric keypad for the desired character. (Include the leading 0 if necessary.)

    Note:

    This only works on the numeric keypad. This does not work on the row of numbers at the top of the keyboard.

  3. Let them OLDButton.

Below are some characters that you can enter using the ALT key:

symbol

Surname

ALT code

©

Copyright symbol

OLD+0169

®

Registered symbol

OLD+0174

brand

OLD+0153

List item

OLD+0149

§

Section symbol

OLD+0167

cross

OLD+0134

Double cross

OLD+0135

Half square

OLD+0150

Em dash

OLD+0151

Paragraph symbol (pilcrow)

OLD+0182

¡

Inverted exclamation mark

OLD+0161

¿

Inverted question mark

OLD+0191

¢

Cent sign

OLD+0162

£

British pound

OLD+0163

Є

Euro currency

OLD+0128

¥

Japanese yen

OLD+0165

Switch between all languages ​​in the world at the touch of a button

If you enter characters that are used frequently in other languages, you can always install keyboards for other languages ​​and easily switch between them. For more information, see Manage input and display language settings in Windows 10.

Use the keyboard to make copies

There are some great tricks for using the keyboard to navigate Windows, as well as some other commonly used tricks that will work with many of your favorite apps. The mouse is great, but these are sometimes faster. Try them out!

Commonly used keyboard shortcuts in Windows

Keyboard shortcut

function

Windows logo key + R.

Opens the "Run" window

Windows logo key + S.

Open search

Windows logo key + E.

Opens the file explorer

OLD + TAB

Activates the task switching function, enables forward navigation by pressing the TAB key, switches to this window when released

SHIFT + OLD + TAB

Activates the task switching function, enables backward navigation by pressing the TAB key, switches to this window when released

Windows logo key + TAB

Switches to the task view, the selected window is displayed again with focus

Windows logo key + UP ARROW

Goes through the sequence Minimized > Windowed mode > Maximized for the focused window to the top

Windows logo key + DOWN ARROW

Goes through the sequence Maximized > Windowed mode > Minimized down for the focused window

Windows logo key + M.

Minimizes all windows

Windows logo key + D.

Hides or shows the desktop

Windows logo key + I.

Opens "Settings"

Commonly used keyboard shortcuts for apps

Note:

These are commonly used keyboard shortcuts that work most of the time, but not in every individual app. If you have any further questions, please refer to the documentation for your app for more information.

Keyboard shortcut

function

CTRL + X

cut out

CTRL + C.

Copy

CTRL + V.

Insert

CTRL + A.

Select all

F1

Help

CTRL + N

new document

CTRL + P.

To press

CTRL + Z

Undone

OLD + F4

close the program

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