Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Helpful keyboard shortcuts, part of Learning Windows 8.
If you're using Windows 8 on a computer with a keyboard and mouse, rather than on …a touch screen device then you may find that utilizing keyboard shortcuts can …really help streamline some of your work within Windows 8 when you want to access …specific features, for example. And so I wanted to share with you some of …my favorite keyboard shortcuts, the keyboard shortcuts that I use all the …time within Windows 8. To begin with, we have the Windows key on …the keyboard. If you don't have any applications …running, that will switch you from the Start screen, to the desktop.…
So I'll go ahead and press the Windows button, and that takes me to the desktop environment. …And then I can press the Windows button once again to get back to the start screen. …If I did have other applications running, however, that would switch me between the …start screen and the most recently accessed application. …I'll go ahead, for example, and bring up the maps application. …And then once that application is started, I'll go ahead and just press the …
- Changing your environment and customizing live tiles
- Using gestures
- Creating and using a picture password
- Using Windows applications
- Working with media
- Accessing and personalizing the desktop
- Working with the File Explorer
- Changing Windows settings
- Backing up your files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Windows 8
2. Using Windows Applications
3. Working with Media
4. Working with the Desktop
5. Managing Your Computer System
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