Posted by: kurtsh | November 1, 2013

ICYMI: Surface Keyboard Shortcuts

These shortcuts were added in June 2013 to Surface for keyboard jockeys.  They’re good to keep in mind as you tap away at your Surface while in “laptop mode”.

Fn + Caps:

Locks F1-F12 into being function keys. Do it again and you get the charms, volume, Home, End, etc. if you are in the function lock mode, you can get the inverse options by pressing the Fn key, naturally

Fn + <spacebar>:

Print Screen

Fn + <spacebar> + Alt:

Print Screen for the in-focus App only

Fn + Del:

Brightness Up

Fn + Backspace:

Brightness Down

Fn + <left>:


Fn + <right>:


Fn + <up>:

Page Up

Fn + <down>:

Page Down

Read more about the additions on the Surface Blog:


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