Windows Windows 7 By Vikas R. Srivastava / March 15, 2015 Share Tweet Pin Share As we are living in the era of digital evaluation, every thing we need must be faster and better than ever. We don’t want to compromise with speed and accuracy of our digital gadgets. However if we talk about typing, it is almost an everyday necessity of our life. In these scenario keyboard tricks & shortcuts are very essential to do things faster. Fast typing doesn’t only enable you to be more productive and get things done quicker but can also enables to keep you up with your brain, as it might result to save in case a great idea strikes in your mind and can only last for a few seconds before it gets off to your mind. In turn, even though we all know the necessity of keyboard shortcuts, only few of us bother using them. Below are some keyboard shortcuts we should learn and make use of it while typing. Some Basic Shortcuts : [Ctrl] + [c] Copy [Ctrl] + [x] Cut [Ctrl] + [v] Paste [Ctrl] + [s] Save [Ctrl] + [z] Undo [Ctrl] + [y] Redo [Ctrl] + [f] Search/Find for any word [Ctrl] + [a] Select/Highlight everything Some Other Shortcuts/Tricks : [Windows] + [D] Show or Hide the desktop [Windows] + [Home] Minimize all but selected window. Reverse by clicking the key combination again. [Windows] + [Spacebar] Make all open windows transparent to view gadgets and icons on desktop. [Windows] + left arrow OR [Windows] + right arrow Dock selected window to the left or right half of your screen. [Windows] + up arrow OR [Windows] + down arrow Maximized and restores the selected window. [Windows] + [Tab] Launch 3D representation of open windows and click [Tab] key again to flip through them. [Windows] + [B] Puts focus on the ‘show hidden icons’ button on the system tray. [Windows] +  To [Windows] +  Launch first through ninth icon on taskbar, including items pinned to taskbar. [Windows] + [SHIFT] +  To [Windows] + [SHIFT] +  Starts new instance of respective taskbar icon. [Windows] + [Alt] +  To [Windows] + [Alt] +  Opens jump list for respective icon. [Windows] + [T] OR [Windows] + [SHIFT] + [T] Move focus to front or back of taskbar. [Alt] + [Ctrl] + [Tab] + left/right/up/down arrow Flip window. [Alt] + [Tab] Cycle through open windows. [Windows] + [P] Select the Projector Mode [Windows] + [+] OR [Windows] + [-] Activates Windows Magnifier to zoom in or out of screen. [Ctrl] + [Alt] + [D] Switch to docked mode. Ctrl] + [Alt] + [L] Switch to lense mode. [Ctrl] + [Alt] + [F] Switch from docked or lens mode back to full screen mode. [Ctrl] + [Alt] + [I] Invert colors. [Windows] + [Esc] Exist magnifier views. [Windows] + [G] Cycle through desktop gadgets. [Windows] + [X] Launches Windows Mobility Center. Especially useful if you’re working on a laptop.