An important aspect of managing your identity is customising your digital work environment. This page will introduce some of the ways in which you customise your Microsoft 365 and Windows experience. Your identity is also about your preferences. You want to make both the Windows operating system and the software you use as quick and easy to use as possible. This guide is designed to help you get started.
Customising Microsoft Office 365
Customising themes, ribbons & quick access tools
Customising Windows 10
Customising the start menu
Maximising your use of large screens or multiple monitors
You are likely to either be working with one large monitor, or a multi/dual-screen set-up. This section is all about making the most of your setup.
How to use Windows snap
Windows shortcuts cheat sheet
Here’s a handy cheat sheet of everything we covered above. Practice these, and you’ll be a window ninja in no time:
- Alt+Tab: Open task switcher.
- Windows+Tab: Open Task View.
- Windows+Down Arrow: Minimize window.
- Windows+Up Arrow: Maximize window.
- Windows+M: Minimize all windows.
- Windows+D: Display desktop.
- Windows+Home: Minimize all windows except the active one.
- Windows+Shift+M: Restore all minimized windows.
- Windows+Shift+Up Arrow: Stretch window to the top and bottom of the screen.
- Windows+Left: Snap current window to the left side of the screen.
- Windows+Right: Snap current window the the right side of the screen.
- Windows+Up: Snap current window to the top of the screen.
- Windows+Down: Snap current window to the bottom of the screen.
- Windows+Shift+Left or Right Arrow: Move a window from one monitor to another.