Brandon Paddock has posted an awesome “cheat sheet” of hot keys to use in Windows 7.
|Win+Up ||Maximize |
|Win+Down ||Restore / Minimize |
|Win+Left ||Snap to left |
|Win+Right ||Snap to right |
|Win+Shift+Left ||Jump to left monitor |
|Win+Shift+Right ||Jump to right monitor |
|Win+Home ||Minimize / Restore all other windows |
|Win+T ||Focus the first taskbar entry |
Pressing again will cycle through them, you can can arrow around.
Win+Shift+T cycles backwards.
|Win+Space ||Peek at the desktop |
|Win+G ||Bring gadgets to the top of the Z-order |
|Win+P ||External display options (mirror, extend desktop, etc) |
|Win+X ||Mobility Center (same as Vista, but still handy!) |
(# = a number key)
|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.
|Win + + |
Win + -
(plus or minus key)
|Zoom in or out. |
|Alt+P ||Show/hide Preview Pane |
|Shift + Click on icon ||Open a new instance |
|Middle click on icon ||Open a new instance |
|Ctrl + Shift + Click on icon ||Open 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 |
Jan 12 2009, 06:25 AM