LKBEN10846: Useful hotkeys for Windows 7


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 1 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Latest update: 05/10/2020 | Comment:


Symptom

Hotkeys are always good.

Cause

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Solution

[Windows-Key]+[Home/Pos1] > all windows are closed except for the currently active window. Pressing the combination again opens the closed windows again.

[Windows-Key]+[Space] > while this combination is pressed, all windows are transparent. You see the content of the Windows desktop.

[Windows-Key]+[Arrow left] respectivly [Windows-Key]+[Arrow right] > positions the window on the left respectivly right border and resize it to half of the display. Useful for working with two Explorer-Windows parallel.

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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