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Get Tips in Windows and online
Seth Oglesby from the Tips team shows how to find and use this helpful resource. Learn more about Windows 10 in the Tips app.
Get Windows tips straight from Windows
Chris Lohr from the Windows Tips team tells how to get tips, tricks and help right from Windows itself. Open up the Windows Tips app and let the learning begin.
Windows 101: Four simple ways to switch between Windows apps
When you have multiple apps and documents on the screen, Windows makes it simple to switch between one open window to another.
Updating tips for the Windows10 October 2018 Update
As the Windows 10 October 2018 Update rolls out, here are a few ways to make sure you get the updates easily and smoothly.
Tips of the day: Getting your work done
To start a program, click Start, type the name of a program, and then click a program in a list of results. The underlined letters in menus indicate a keyboard shortcut method to select the item. Just press ALT and the underlined letter. You can minimise all open windows at once; just press WINDOWS LOGO + D. You can use your right mouse button to drag files. Try it and see what happens! To select more than one file or folder, hold down CTRL while you click each item. Deleted files and folders are saved in the Recycle Bin until you empty it. To open a document quickly, you can double-click its icon. If you work on a laptop away from your computer at the office, you can easily keep documents up-to-date on both machines by using OneDrive. You can use long filenames when you save documents. You can even use spaces! You can manage applications that are currently running by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + ESC and clicking Processes. The Shut Down command on the Start menu enables you to safely shut your computer down. You can minimise neck strain by positioning your monitor at eye level. When you type, keep your wrists elevated or use a wrist-pad to minimise strain. Even if you don't shut your computer down at night, you can turn your monitor off to save power.
Tips and tricks: file and folder operations
It is easy to cut, copy, delete, move, or paste files/folders from one folder to another but shown below are quicker ways to perform file operations: Pressing CTRL+C copies the file. Pressing CTRL+V pastes the file. Pressing CTRL+X cuts the file and makes it ready to be pasted elsewhere. Pressing SHIFT+DELETE permanently deletes a file without sending it to the Recycle Bin. Pressing CTRL+Z performs an undo operation on a file or folder. Pressing CTRL+Y performs a redo operation on a file or folder. Pressing CTRL+SHIFT+N creates a new folder. There are some more tips and tricks on file and folder operations shown below: If you drag a file or folder to another folder in the same drive, it is moved. Holding down CTRL performs a copy. If you drag a file or folder to another folder in another drive, it is coped. Holding down SHIFT moves it out of the primary drive. If you drag a file or folder to another folder in the same or another drive while holding down ALT, it is copied as a shortcut. A shortcut to a file or folder can then be placed on the desktop for easy access. Right-click on a file or folder, and then click Delete while holding down SHIFT to permanently delete it. If you drag a file or folder to another folder in the same or another drive while holding down your right mouse button, the following options appear: Copy Here, Move Here, and Create Shortcut(s) Here. Moving a file or folder to the Recycle Bin while holding down SHIFT permanently deletes it. If you use a folder frequently for working with files, you can pin it to Quick Access. Just right-click the folder in File Explorer, and then click Pin to Quick Access. Or drag it to Quick Access, which pins it there. Right-clicking a program's icon pinned to the taskbar shows you recent files like documents, websites, folders, and so on. If you frequently work on a file, right-click a program's icon pinned to the taskbar and click the pin icon.
Troubleshooting tips for WiFi printer issues
Your WiFi printer refuses to co-operate? We have tips to help fix your printer issues.
Tips of the day: Becoming an expert
To draw a selection box around a group of files, click a corner of the group, and then drag the rectangle to form the box. To start a command prompt window, from which you can start programs, click Start, type "command prompt" (without the quotes), and then click Command Prompt. You can press WINDOWS LOGO + R to use the Run command to open shared folders on other computers. You can drag the program's icon to the taskbar to make running programs quicker. You can drag a file's icon into a document, or even drag a shortcut icon into a document or mail message. You can start a Windows-based program from a command prompt window. You can copy and paste text between Command Prompt and Windows 10. In the command prompt window, highlight any text you want, and then right-click to copy the text to the clipboard. You can then paste the text into your application, such as Microsoft Word. You can set File Explorer to show or hide three-letter filename extensions.
Windows 101: Multitasking made easy with Snap Assist
Snap Assist allows you to divide and conquer. Work using half of your screen while keeping your page tabs visible and quickly accessible on the other.
Five Windows 10 features to help you do more
Want to learn some not-so-obvious Windows tricks? Read on to find features that’ll make your time with Windows 10 that much easier.
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Open Tips app; Find tips. In the Tips app, do one or more of the following: Select Recommended, then select a card to open a set of tips. Select Collections, select a category of tips you want to see, then select a set of tips. Select the Search Tips box in the upper right, then type a keyword or two for a subject, feature, or app in Windows 10 ...
Find surprising things you can do in Windows with the Tips app – it’s included in Windows 10. To find the app, press the Open the Tips app button or choose Start > Tips on your device. Then type Windows in the search box or select Browse all tips to see tips on other things. You can also go to Microsoft Tips on the web.
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The Tips app in Windows 10 is full of short-and-sweet tips that help you get the most out of Windows 10. Each tip has a button in it, so you can try it out with a single click or learn more. All you need is a couple of minutes to go through a set of tips (or two). And be sure to check back for new tips.