How To Use Snip & Sketch In Windows 10

Windows 10 October 2018 update combines the default snipping tool with sketching. This integration that is Snip & Sketch makes it easier to take screenshots and edit them. To take a screenshot, either go to Action Center > Screen snip or use shortcut key : Windows key + Shift + S. This will launch a screenshot window with three options available : full screen, free form and rectangular. Choose...

Minimize Distractions Using Focus Assist In Windows 10

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Quiet hours which is now known as Focus assist in Windows 10 is useful to minimize unwanted notifications. With notifications being displayed for apps, mails and so on, it can be distracting to manage them when focusing on a specific task. Focus assist can be useful here. When enabled, you won’t see any of these notifications due to it. You can quickly turn it on by right clicking...

How To Use The Night Light Settings In Windows 10

Blue light from electronic devices can interrupt sleep cycle when using them during night time. Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has an option of enabling night settings which can be useful when working during late hours. What this does is switch from default bright blue light to a warmer shade. This is a useful feature that is now included instead of using third party tools to do the same. Here is...

10 Useful Windows 10 Commands To Directly Open Commonly Used Folders

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Just like useful keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10, there are useful commands that can be used to directly access various system folders from Run box or search. For example: To directly open OneDrive, from Run box (Windows key+R), simply type in: shell:OneDrive This will directly open OneDrive folder without going to File Explorer. So here are 10 such commands to access commonly used folders in Windows...

7 Useful Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts For Better Productivity

Windows 10 has some very useful keyboard shortcuts that can increase productivity by finishing tasks quickly. These shortcuts can be directly used anytime. Here are some of the very useful ones : Windows key + PrtScn : This will capture a screenshot of the current screen and automatically store it in the Computer > Pictures > Screenshots folder. Windows key + E : This will launch File Explorer...

How To Enable Shortcut Underlines In Windows 10

Windows 10 by default has shortcut underlines set as off. What this means is that there are no underlines that can highlight a specific letter which along with the Alt key can be a keyboard shortcut. For example : the underline below letter F in an application would mean that Alt+F is a shortcut key and so on. This feature can be turned on though if needed. Here is how : Access All settings from Action...