• Zach Pfeffer

Win 10 Window Placement Mgmt, Chrome Zoom, & Chrome Tab Keyboard Shortcut Collection


This post lists keyboard shortcuts to move windows in Windows 10, zoom Chrome windows, and switch Chrome tabs. I wrote it to have all this info in one spot.


Windows 10 Window Management

  • Alt+Tab: Open task switcher.

  • Windows+Tab: Open Task View.

  • Windows+Down Arrow: Minimize window.

  • Windows+Up Arrow: Maximize window.

  • Windows+M: Minimize all windows.

  • Windows+D: Display desktop.

  • Windows+Home: Minimize all windows except the active one.

  • Windows+Shift+M: Restore all minimized windows.

  • Windows+Shift+Up Arrow: Stretch window to the top and bottom of the screen.

  • Windows+Left Arrow: Maximize the window on the left side of the screen.

  • Windows+Right Arrow: Maximize the window on the right side of the screen.

  • Windows+Left Arrow or Right Arrow then Up Arrow or Down Arrow: Place a window into the upper or lower quadrant.

  • Windows+Right Arrow: Maximize the window on the right side of the screen.

  • Windows+Shift+Left or Right Arrow: Move a window from one monitor to another.

  • Alt + F4: Close a window


Chrome Zoom

Make everything larger:

  • Windows and Linux: Press Ctrl and +.

  • Mac: Press ⌘ and +.

  • Chrome OS: Press Ctrl and +.

Make everything smaller:

  • Windows and Linux: Press Ctrl and -.

  • Mac: Press ⌘ and -.

  • Chrome OS: Press Ctrl and -.

Use full-screen mode:

  • Windows and Linux: Press F11.

  • Mac: Press ⌘ + Ctrl + f.

  • Chrome OS: At the top of your keyboard, press the full screen key Full screen hides tabs and launchers. This key is also called F4.


Chrome keyboard shortcuts

  • Tab and window shortcuts

  • Action Shortcut

  • Open a new window Ctrl + n

  • Open a new window in Incognito mode Ctrl + Shift + n

  • Open a new tab, and jump to it Ctrl + t

  • Reopen previously closed tabs in the order they were closed Ctrl + Shift + t

  • Jump to the next open tab Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + PgDn

  • Jump to the previous open tab Ctrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PgUp

  • Jump to a specific tab Ctrl + 1 through Ctrl + 8

  • Jump to the rightmost tab Ctrl + 9

  • Open your home page in the current tab Alt + Home

  • Open the previous page from your browsing history in the current tab Alt + Left arrow

  • Open the next page from your browsing history in the current tab Alt + Right arrow

  • Close the current tab Ctrl + w or Ctrl + F4

  • Close the current window Ctrl + Shift + w or Alt + F4

  • Minimize the current window Alt + Space then n

  • Maximize the current window Alt + Space then x

  • Quit Google Chrome Alt + f then x


References

  • How to Rearrange Windows with Keyboard Shortcuts on Windows 10 by Benj Edwards at [link]

  • Change text, image, and video sizes (zoom) by Google at [link]

  • Chrome keyboard shortcuts by Google at [link]

  • Keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7 by Microsoft at [link]

  • Chrome logo clipped from [link]

  • Windows 10 Pro logo clipped from [link]

  • Link to post [link]

Related

  • Gmail shortcuts @ [link]

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