Windows 8 Shortcuts

 

        Switch between Modern Desktop Start screen and the last accessed application
      Select the first item in the Notification Area and then use the arrow keys to cycle through the items Press Enter to open the selected item
      Access the charms bar
      Show/Hide Desktop (minimize/restore all windows)
      Open Computer
      Access the Files Search screen
      Access the Share charm
      Access the Settings charm
      Swap the foreground between the snapped and filed apps
      Access the Devices charm
      Lock computer
      Minimize all windows
      Lock screen orientation
      Access the Second Screen bar
      Access the Apps Search screen
      Open the Run dialog box
      Cycle through the items on the Taskbar
      Open Ease of Access Center
      View all active Toasts/Notifications
      Access the Settings Search screen
      Access the Windows Tools Menu
      Brings up the App bar when you have a modern desktop App running
    1...10 Access the Jump List of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
    Access the program that is displaying a message in the Notification Area
    Open Find Computers dialog box
    1...10 Access the last active instance of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
    Cycle through apps, snapping them as you go
      Launch Narrator
      Close Magnifier
      Launch Windows Help and Support
      Minimize all but the current window
      Move Start screen to left monitor
      Move Star screen to right monitor
      Open the System page
      Takes a screenshot of the screen and saves it in the Pictures folder as Screenshot
    Restore all minimized windows
    View all active Toasts/Notifications in reverse order
    1...10 Launch a new instance of a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
    Move the screen split to the right
    Move the screen split to the left
    Extend current window from the top to the bottom of the screen
    Move the current window from one monitor to the next
    Display app thumbnails of open Windows Store apps and cycle in reverse order
      Switch input language and keyboard layout
      Display app thumbnails of open Windows Store apps and cycle though
      Zoom In
      Zoom Out
      Take a quick look at the desktop (Comma)
      Move the screen split to the right
  1...10     Launch a program pinned on the Taskbar in the position indicated by the number
      Maximize current window
      Minimize/restore current window
      Tile window on the left side of the screen
      Tile window on the right side of the screen
           
        Display a hidden Menu Bar
      Select the Address Bar
      Display the Preview Pane in Windows Explorer
      Cycle forward through open windows
    Cycle backward through open windows
      Close the current window and Open the Shut Down Windows dialog box from the Desktop
      Access the Shortcut menu for current window
      Cycle between open programs in the order that they were opened
      Open the Properties dialog box of the selected item
      Take a screen shot of the active Window and place it in the clipboard
      Move up one folder level in Windows Explorer
      Display the previous folder
      Display the next folder
           
        Display the previous folder in Windows Explorer. Move up one folder level in Open or Save dialog box
           
      Select all items
      Copy the selected item
      Delete selected item
      Select the Search box in the upper right corner of a window
      Open a new window in Windows Explorer
      Paste the selected item
      Close current window in Windows Explorer
      Cut the selected item
      Redo an action
      Undo an action
    Access the Windows Security screen
    Use arrow keys to cycle through open windows
      Switch between Modern Desktop Start screen and the last accessed application
  Left
Click
    Select multiple individual items
  Left
Click
    To drag an item and copies that item into a directed folder
  Left
Click
    On a grouped Taskbar button will cycle through the instances of a program in the group
  Mouse
Scroll
    Activate the Semantic Zoom on the Modern Desktop screen
    Open the Windows Task Manager
      Left
 Click
To drag an item and creates a shortcut for that item in the same folder
      Left
 Click
On a Taskbar button to Launch a new instance of a program as an Administrator
    Create new folder
    Move backward through tabs
      Move forward through tabs
           
        Move to the bottom of the active window
           
        Close a charm, or Close a dialog box
           
        Delete the selected item
           
        Display Help
        Rename a file
        Open Search
        Display the Address Bar list
        Refresh display
        Cycle forward through elements in a window or dialog box
        Display command history in a Command Prompt
        Display hidden Menu Bar
        Toggle full screen display
           
        Move to the top of the active window
           
      Display the contents of the selected folder
      Collapse the selected folder
      Expand all subfolders under the selected folder. Note: Button is Asterisk
           
        Scroll forward on the Modern Desktop Start screen
        Scroll backward on the Modern Desktop Start screen
           
        Take a screen shot of the entire screen and place it in the clipboard
           
      CD/DVD Load CD/DVD without triggering Autoplay or Autorun
      Permanently delete the item (rather than sending it to the Recycle Bin)
      Cycle backward through elements in a window or dialog box
      Access the context menu for the selected item
      Cycle backward through elements in a window or dialog box
  Left
Click
    Select a consecutive group of items
  Left
Click
    On a Taskbar button to launch a new instance of a program
  Right
Click
    On a Taskbar button to access the context menu for the selected item
        Select the first tile in the Start screen and display options at the bottom
           
        Cycle forward through elements in a window or dialog box
           

 

Additional: 

Press Shift 5 times Turn StickyKeys on or off
Hold down right Shift for 8 seconds Turn FilterKeys on or off
Hold down Num Lock for 5 seconds Turn ToggleKeys on or off