Thursday, April 29, 2010

Keyboard shortcuts to move windows between two monitors in Windows 7.

You might already know about [Windows key]+[left arrow] and [Windows key]+[right arrow] in Windows 7 to make a window fit exactly half the screen on the left and right sides respectively.

You might also know about [Windows key]+[up arrow] to maximize a window and [Windows key]+[down arrow] to restore and then minimize a window on successive key presses.

But did you know that if you have your desktop spanned across two monitors, you can easily move windows between them using [Windows key]+[shift]+[left arrow] and [Windows key]+[shift]+[right arrow]?

No more dragging windows across your desktop to move them from one monitor to the next. All it takes is a simple hotkey to get you to windows management nirvana.

A full list of keyboard shortcuts in Windows 7 can be found here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This has changed my life! Thank you!