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Keyboard Shortcuts: Windows equivalent of Apple-H


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#1 DnDer

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 03:16 PM

I've gotten so used to being able to pop open windows down on my macbook, that I find myself trying to do it on windows machines, and it's driving me nuts!

Is there a hotkey combination that works the same way? I mean, more than just Windows+D, because I only want to hide one application at a time - usually to check something I'm running at the same time under it.

Alt-Tab is good, but sometimes, I'd just like to get the real estate back on my desktop while leaving something else up.


EDIT: Moved to a more appropriate forum

Edited by garmanma, 29 October 2009 - 04:16 PM.


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#2 garmanma

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 04:44 PM

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/126449
http://www.microsoft.com/enable/products/keyboard.aspx
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Posted 30 October 2009 - 03:36 AM

Not as easy, but to minimize the current window: ALT+SPACEBAR+N
Maximize is ALT+SPACEBAR+X

Maximizing effects the currently selected program in the taskbar. To cycle through the taskbar programs, use WIN+TAB




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