Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Jan 2010 11:37 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems It's funny how while software changes so fast, and many hardware components evolve at ridiculously fast paces (processors, memory, hard drives), the keyboard has remained largely unchanged over the years - until recently, that is. Even Lenovo has now buckled under the pressure, switching to a chiclet-style keyboard for ThinkPads - while also removing the SysReq key.
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RE: Windows key
by Drumhellar on Thu 14th Jan 2010 18:53 UTC in reply to "Windows key"
Drumhellar
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2005-07-12

They just dont' know what the windows key does.

win-d: minimize all windows (very useful)

win-left, win-right: maximize a window to the left or right half of a screen

win-up: maximize a window

win-p: when multiple monitors are connected, choose between using one, the other, duplicate, or span (very useful for laptops plugged into projectors or TVs)

win-#: launch/minimize/switch-to pinned programs from the taskbar . Each number corresponds to their position.

win-R: run dialog.

There are many more useful windows-key combinations. I think the only reason people think the windows key should go is because it has the windows logo on it.

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