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Windows 8 Metro – Touch Gestures

Windows Metro 8 – Touch Gestures and Shortcut Keys

Pen
Tap + Side Button Right Click
Touch Gestures
Press and hold for five seconds, then release Right Click
Swipe from the right edge towards the center Display the Charms Bar
Swipe from the left edge towards the center Switch between recently opened apps
Swipe from the bottom edge towards the center Display options specific to the current app
Keyboard Shortcuts
WinKey + C Display the Charms Bar
WinKey + D Display the Windows 8 Desktop
WinKey + F Display the Windows 8 Metro File Search
WinKey + I Display the Windows 8 Metro Settings pane
WinKey + L Locks the PC
WinKey + O Toggles Auto-Rotate on / off
WinKey + P Displays second screen projection options
WinKey + Q Displays the Windows 8 Metro App Search
WinKey + Shift + . Snap the current Windows Metro app to the left side of the screen
WinKey + . Snap the current Windows Metro app to the right side of the screen
WinKey + , Reveal the Windows 8 Desktop
WinKey + Tab Switch between all open Windows Metro 8 apps
Alt + Tab Switch between all open Windows 8 Desktop apps

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/uk_faculty_connection/archive/2012/03/12/windows-8-keyboard-shortcut-keys-combinations.aspx

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/get-started?page=vid2