In a series of systems, Windows has become the first choice for most of us. But everyone’s use of windows is still stuck on using the mouse to click and some basic settings.

However, just like memorizing some shortcut keys when using office will make everyone get twice the result with half the effort, and windows itself also has some built-in functions that are very convenient to use. But many of them are unknown.

Memorizing these built-in functions of windows and using them flexibly can also make our windows convenient to use. This article sorts out some convenient windows built-in tools, hoping to give you some help in your life.

Windows Tips

1. Shake to Hide the Window

When too many windows are opened in our interface but only one window is needed, use the mouse to select the window that needs to be retained and shake it. The system will hide other windows and only retain the current window.

2. Quickly Save Webpage Pictures

In normal times, if you want to save a picture on a webpage, you usually right-click and select the Save. Then select the folder that needs to be saved. Here is a way to save webpage pictures quickly.

Use the mouse to select the picture that needs to be saved in the webpage, and then drag it to the lower right corner of the interface. When it is displayed on the desktop, place the picture on the desktop and let go. This is also the original image be saved, which can save you a lot of time.


Use this shortcut key to open the naming panel, and enter the corresponding content in the input box to open the corresponding windows application.

For example, enter the “mip” in the input box to open the handwriting formula panel; use the “mspaint” to open the drawing board, and use the “calc” to open the calculator. Regarding other passwords for naming panels, you can search for them in your browser.


I believe everyone is familiar with this shortcut key. As long as you have used the office, you know that is a shortcut key for searching. Use the “CTRL+F” in Word, and then enter what you want to find in the input box. You can find what you want in the document.

But in windows, it can not only be used in office, it can be searched as long as the content displayed on the screen. Taking chrome as an example, we can open a web page in chrome, or open chrome directly, and then use the shortcut key “CTRL+F” to enter the content we want to find in the input box.

5. Windows Common Shortcut Keys

Win + D: Display the desktop.

Win + E: Open the Explorer.

Win + PrtSc: Take a screenshot of the entire screen and save it. The storage path is my computer—picture—screenshot.

Win + Home: Minimize all windows except the currently active window.

Win + M: Minimize all windows.

Win + ↑: Maximize the current window.

Win + ↓: Minimize the current window.

Useful Tools for Windows


This is an artifact that can add tabs to almost all windows programs on your computer. Just like the multi-tab page design that comes with browsers such as chrome, it can add tab pages to word, excel, explorer, etc. And you can handle the entire interface by dragging or merging tags, which is very convenient to use.


It can achieve the corresponding operation by setting the mouse gesture, which can bring us great convenience in daily use. For example, you can swipe up to copy, and swipe down to paste. And there are many other convenient functions, and you can search after downloading.


This is a free clipboard enhancement software for windows. In the past, when we used the windows system, the clipboard could only keep one record after cutting, and there was no clipboard history. And the efficiency is very low when it is necessary to repeatedly paste the previous content.

After you use this software to copy some content, you only need to use the shortcut key “Ctrl+`” to call up the Ditto interface, and then you can see all the historical copied content in it. You can select the part you need to paste. that’s very convenient.

4. GifCam

This is a software that can be used to record the screen as a gif. Its usage is also very simple. You only need to open the software. Then move it to the area that needs to be recorded. Adjust the size of the window, and then start to record.

If you need to record a full-screen operation, select the full-screen in the options. In addition, if you need to record the cursor movement together, you need to select “Capture Cursor”. Before saving, you can change its output quality to control the speed, and you can also choose the file format yourself.

5. Drawboard PDF

This is a very great PDF reader to use. Open the Drawboard PDF, you can set the pen color and thickness, highlight, and then write directly on the text. When you finish the operation of the document to save, you can choose whether to print the mark. You can set it according to your needs, which is very convenient. And you can also put these commonly used tools in the shortcut tools, and you can click and use them directly with the stylus.

6. Plumbago

This is a handwritten note-taking software from the Windows App Store. It can be used to take notes and graffiti, which contains a variety of color settings, as well as pencil and pen options. You can hand-write text on it, or use a highlighter to highlight the key points.

It contains a handwriting beautification technology that balances the strokes where you write to produce more consistent and readable notes. When you need to turn the page, you can slide the page, which can produce the same effect and experience as the real notebook page-turning


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