I hope that you had a chance to download the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. One of the things that you will absolutely want to do is watch Jensen’s video as a video walk-through of Windows 8 features, focusing on working with the operating system as a user, introducing the gestures and things you want to know about. It is a great, short video and you should definitely watch it:
Shortcut Action Windows key + spacebar Toggles between input languages and keyboard layout Windows key + , Peeks at the desktop Windows key + Enter Starts Narrator Windows Key + PgUp Moves full screen window (i.e., the new Metro UI) to the monitor on the left in multi-mon situations. Windows Key + PgDn Moves full screen to the right Windows Key + Shift + .
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Snaps application and/or moves the snapped app to left/right Windows Key + c Opens charms bar Windows Key + i Opens Settings Windows Key + k Opens Devices charm Windows Key + h Opens Share charm Windows Key + q Opens Search charm Windows Key + w Opens Settings search Windows Key + f Opens Files search Windows Key + z Toggle AppBar