(I’ll update this information as I find and figure out more and more accurate details.
You're gazing at the Metro tiled screen.
- Just start typing the name of a program and the screen will shortlist the icons that are relevant.
- Tap on the Windows key to return to the last used open program.
- Windows key + Tab to cycle through the list of running programs including Metro
- Windows key + Minus to zoom out, Windows key + equals to zoom in
- PgUp or PgDn to scroll the tiles horizontally
- Win + X - Quick Menu
- Win + R - Run command
- Win+E - Explorer
You are on the Desktop want to get back to the Metro screen
- Tap on the Windows key once to bring up the Metro screen, tap again to return to your last used running program
- Move the mouse quickly to the bottom left corner of the screen to display the Metro button hovering
Killing a Running Task
- Windows Key + Tab to nominate the program and then tap the Del key without releasing the Win+Tab
- Ctrl+Alt+Del will as usual display a small menu and then you can proceed to the enhanced Task Manager
You're running a Metro App and want to bring up the bottom App Commands Bar
- Windows key + Z
You want to switch between Metro Apps and classic programs
- Holding the classic Alt+Tab shows a dialog listing running processes inclusive of classic programs and Metro apps. The titles of these processes are not descriptive enough and the visual for each process may not accurately reflect the program's screen
- Windows key + Tab - displays a vertical panel on the left of the screen enumerating Metro apps
- Windows key + dot / Windows key + Shift + dot will
- Snap the App
- If there are several running classic apps, they will tile into a vertical strip
- If you are running a Metro app, this app will fill the vertical strip
- Subsequently press Windows key + Tab to put another running Metro app into the main screen
- Snap the App
- Windows + D to switch to Desktop
Charms and Stuff
|Win + C||Open Charms (also shows Date/Time/Power/Net).|
|Win + F||Open Search Charm on Files.|
|Win + W||Open Search Charm on Settings.|
|Win + Q||Open Search Charm on Active App |
(on right side only if supported by App).
|Win + H||Open Share Charm.|
|Win + I||Open Settings Charm (plus Start Settings and Metro Help).|
|Win + K||Open Devices Charm.|
|Win + P||Control second screen|
|Win + PrintScreen||Screen capture AND creates a .png file|