Switch Between Apps with a Keyboard Shortcut on Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng

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    The first thing that we need to do is launch several apps
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    For example, we'll launch Weather, Calendar, and Store.
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    To switch between the apps, we need to press and hold the Windows key and press "Tab"
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    From the menu on the left, we can either press "Tab" to switch between apps, or we can move the mouse cursor and click the app
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    If we hold the Windows button and press "Tab", it moves the selector down.
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    To make it go up, we need to hold the Windows button and then hold "Shift", then press "Tab"
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    The direction changes.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to switch between apps with a keyboard shortcut on a Windows 8 computer
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Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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