Few scribbles from Windows 8

 

Few quick findings on the new navigation system in Windows 8:

NoteSelect a tile in the desktop – tiled display: Just right click on the tile and the tick will appear at the top right hand corner.

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The actions at the bottom are the ones that you can perform on the selected tile. These include:

  • Smaller – Make the tile display smaller
  • Uninstall – uninstall the program that the tile shortcuts to. Note that once you click uninstall all the programs related o that application will be removed.

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  • Unpin – Remove the tile from the start group of tiled desktop display

NoteTo open the search window: n the keyboard press: image + F

image The scoping of the search can be done using the three options provided below the search textbox: Apps, Settings and Files. The moment you select one it will list all the programs/files that falls under that category and as you type, the ones not having the matching text will fall out.

Note To view/add the tabs of Internet Explorer from the tile display, right click anywhere on the currently open Internet explorer page; the tabs will appear at the top.

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