In her regular series for Cambridge Network members, software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'. This week she explains how to quickly move a window from one monitor to another (Microsoft Windows)...
Tame your computer - double vision
As a training consultant I end up working in lots of different offices, with lots of different set-ups. At one of my clients’ offices I was recently moved to a desk with two computer monitors. So there I was, finally able to move windows from one screen to the other. But as my favourite keyboard shortcuts to arrange windows side-by-side suddenly didn’t make sense anymore, I wasn’t enjoying it as much as I would have expected … pressing the Windows key and the left or right arrows only nudged the active window to the edge of the monitor and I had to press the keyboard combination again to move it to the other.
So I was pretty chuffed when I found out there is a keyboard shortcut that moves a window from one monitor to another.
- WIN + SHIFT + left arrow
- WIN + SHIFT + right arrow
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13 May 2019
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