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Windows 7: Win 7 Shortcuts !

02 Mar 2010   #1

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Win 7 Shortcuts !

I have a quick question about a couple of W7 shortcuts. It seems like the keyboard shortcuts in this OS are a bit more comprehensive than in previous versions, but there's a couple of things that I'd like to do...and haven't been able to figure out yet:

1. Is there any way to deselect a folder or document using the keyboard? I've seen "CTRL+Space" listed, but that shortcut doesn't seem to work for me. The reason that I would like to be able to do this is, for example, to be able to quickly hit "Shift+F10" to 'right-click', and then press "w+t" to create a new text document. However, if I do that with a document already selected, I will simply get the right-click menu for that folder or document.

2. It's nice that W7 has changed the taskbar to a more 'MMO style' system where you can simply press "Start+1", "Start+2"...etc to launch programs and manage minimization/maximization, but...where are the numbers? I don't like counting to 9 every time I'm trying to open a window. Is there a third-party application that I can use to place a sequential number on each window in the taskbar?

Thanks! I apologize in advance if I'm posting in the wrong forum for this message.

I'll call back tomorrow for answers thanks !

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02 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64

1) De-select is Ctrl+Left Click - you can enable checkboxes to single click items.

2) Its Win key + No, so Win+1 is the first Quick Launch shortcut, and so on.
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