Windows developer preview keyboard shortcuts

Hi guys,

Here are a few windows 8 developer shortcuts.

With the preview comes new (unofficial) shortcuts. The following list are the ones we’re aware of:

Key Function
Windows logo key+spacebar Switch input language and keyboard
Windows logo key+Y Temporarily peek at the desktop
Windows logo key+O Locks device orientation
Windows logo key+V Cycles through toasts
Windows logo key+shift+V Cycles through toasts in reverse order
Windows logo key+Enter Launches Narrator
Windows logo key+PgUp Moves tiles to the left
Windows logo key+PgDown Moves tiles to the right
Windows logo key+Shift+. Moves the split to the left
Windows logo key+. Moves the split to the right
Windows logo key+F Opens File Search App
Windows logo key+C Opens Charms Bar
Windows logo key+I Opens Settings charm
Windows logo key+K Opens Connect charm
Windows logo key+H Opens Share charm
Windows logo key+Q Opens Search pane
Windows logo key+W Opens Settings Search app
Windows logo key+Z Opens App Bar

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