Common shortcut keys for Windows 8.1 operating system
There are commonly used Windows 8.1 shortcut keys.
Ctrl + Tab: Access all applications .It is available only on the start screen.
Alt + F4: Close the application.
Windows + C: Display the quick setting menu.
Windows + D: Display the desktop.
Windows + F: Search for files.
Windows + H: Send screenshot.
Windows + I: Open settings.
Windows + K: Turn on the device.
Windows + L: Lock the computer.
Windows + P: Turn on projection.
Windows + Q: Search all locations or search inside the open application,if the open application supports search currently.
Windows + R: Open the run dialog.
Windows + S: Search all locations
Windows + T: Cycle through the icons on the taskbar to get focus.
Windows + U: Open Ease of Access Center.
Windows + W: Search settings.
Windows + X: Open the quick connection menu.
Windows + Z: Open the command prompt of the application .
Windows + Space: Switch input methods quickly.
Windows + Home: Minimize all windows except the currently active window. Windows + Tab: Fast application switching.
Windows + “,” : hover the desktop.
Windows + “+/-” : zoom in or zoom out.
Windows + Alt + Enter: Open Windows Media Center.
To display multiple applications on the screen at the same time: Drag the application from the left application list to the home screen, then release or right-click the application window thumbnail on the left side of the screen, and click Insert on the left or right side.