Contact us today!
561-795-2000 
844-795-2001

FRS Pros Blog

Tip of the Week: Managing Your Windows Arrangement

Tip of the Week: Managing Your Windows Arrangement

The modern worker (or really, the modern person) spends a lot of their time looking at a computer screen. Considering this, it only makes sense that their screens and the items displayed on them are arranged in a way that they like. Our tip covers a few shortcuts to help you arrange and view the items on your workstation a little quicker.

Switching Between Monitors
Multi-monitor setups are becoming increasingly popular in many workspaces. While windows and applications can be dragged from one screen to another, there is an easy shortcut that allows you to quickly switch the application’s location back and forth. With the window you want transferred to your other display selected, press Windows Key + Shift + Left/Right (depending on which way the window needs to go).

This shortcut also allows you to quickly dock an active window to either side of its current monitor, with one easy change: Windows Key + Left/Right.

Screen Zoom In/Out
Sometimes, you want your entire screen to zoom in and zoom out to better show what you are looking at. There are a few ways to accomplish this. You can either zoom in and out by pressing CTRL + (+) and CTRL + (-) respectively, or simply CTRL + Scroll Wheel to zoom in and out freely. When you want to return to the default screen view, you can do so quickly by pressing CTRL + 0. This will reset the screen magnification.

Quick Settings
Have you ever found that one setting is driving you nuts, and you want, no, need to change it? A quick way to pull up Windows settings is to press Windows Key + I.

Switching Applications
There are times when a person can hit a real groove as they work, and their productivity really hits a high point. The next time you feel this is happening to you, you can try out a shortcut for switching active applications without even needing to take your hands off the keyboard. Holding Alt + Tab will bring up miniaturized versions of all of your open windows, from where the directional keys can be used to select the window you want to work in next.

Becoming a Windows power user is easier than it sounds, all it takes is practicing the use of these kinds of shortcuts until they’re second nature. Do you have a shortcut that you use all the time? Share it in the comments!

If You Haven’t, Upgrading from Windows 7 Should Be...
Fake Tech Support Knows Way More than It Should
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Tuesday, May 21 2019

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Best Practices Privacy Internet Network Security Business Computing Productivity Google User Tips Cloud Business Management Microsoft Tech Term Hackers Innovation Hardware Software Efficiency Mobile Devices Windows 10 Browser Computer Hosted Solutions Malware Data Backup Data Recovery Cybersecurity Smartphones Smartphone IT Services Data Windows Office 365 Email Internet of Things Data Security Android Backup IT Support Outsourced IT Apps Communication Cybercrime Upgrade Operating System VoIP Network Disaster Recovery Workplace Tips Business Continuity Communications Server Business Mobile Device Management Money Vulnerability Gadgets Alert Law Enforcement Ransomware Phishing Small Business Users Saving Money Cloud Computing Spam Artificial Intelligence Managed IT Services Passwords Best Practice Collaboration Miscellaneous IT Support Automation Social Media Information Employer-Employee Relationship Applications Wireless Managed IT Services Virtualization Chrome Microsoft Office App Holiday Word Telephone Systems Tech Support Information Technology OneNote Blockchain Bring Your Own Device Facebook Two-factor Authentication Router Windows 10 Health Managed Service Provider Managed IT Save Money Computers Google Drive Unsupported Software Networking Wireless Technology Data Management Business Technology Conferencing Risk Management Productivity Government Google Docs Project Management Proactive IT Patch Management Wireless Charging SaaS Sports Devices Touchscreen Data Storage Robot Wi-Fi Update Telephony Data Breach WiFi Politics Password Shortcut The Internet of Things Mobile Device Access Control Travel Managed Service VPN iPhone File Sharing Audit Printing BDR Excel Fraud Data Protection Mobile Security Hacking Meetings Gmail Evernote Quick Tips Google Assistant Hybrid Cloud Hosted Solution User Error IT Management Application Cost Management Avoiding Downtime Mobility Encryption Search Augmented Reality Commerce Safety Budget Cortana WannaCry PC Amazon Downtime Private Cloud Data Loss Ciminal IT Solutions Data Privacy Battery Windows 7 Charger Gamification Keyboard Shortcuts Device Security Webinar Hacker Administrator Data Theft Touchpad Adobe Workers Consultant Software as a Service Emergency Streaming Media 5G Going Green Social Legislation Language Lithium-ion battery Accessory Paperless Office Virtual Assistant E-Commerce Hard Drive Point of Sale Display Remote Monitoring Memory Entertainment Human Resources Windows Ink IT solutions Testing Access Gifts Computing Peripheral Identity Theft Humor Licensing Updates Bandwidth Chromecast YouTube Comparison Computer Forensics Alexa for Business Payment Cards Microsoft Excel IT budget iOS WIndows Server 2008 Chromebook Co-Managed Services Office Outlook Financial Payroll Google Maps Personal Information Spyware Windows 10s HBO Internet Exlporer Camera Credit Cards App store Management Vendor Management Microsoft Word Screen Mirroring Employees Specifications Virus Computer Care Nanotechnology Unified Threat Management Employee Reputation Uninterrupted Power Supply Telephone Scam Security Cameras History Apple Solid State Drive Education Projects Data storage PowerPoint Admin Samsung Tablets Maintenance Emails Cast Vendor OneDrive Remote Computing Sales Proactive Root Cause Analysis Upgrades Break/Fix Storage Social Engineering Computer Fan Hyperlink Sync Sabotage Legal Files Machine Learning Edge Hard Disk Drive Identity DDoS Settings FAQ Wireless Internet Antivirus Disaster Saving Time NFL eWaste Marketing BYOD Recovery Employee-Employer Relationship Voice over Internet Protocol Retail Websites Medical IT Transportation Identities Value Wasting Time Laptop Flexibility Music Smart Technology Advertising Cache Instant Messaging Training Monitors Twitter Scalability Analytics Thank You HaaS Keyboard End of Support Television CrashOverride Black Market Cleaning Relocation Company Culture Big Data Congratulations Automobile Managing Stress USB Worker How To Books PDF es Video Games Experience Mobile Computing Hiring/Firing Work/Life Balance Virtual Reality Current Events Compliance Electronic Medical Records Crowdsourcing Employer Employee Relationship Text Messaging Phone System Printers Benefits Save Time Office tips Regulation Computer Accessories