engine - 6:40 pm on Feb 27, 2009 (gmt 0) [edited by: bill at 10:34 pm (utc) on Feb. 27, 2009]
Microsoft Tweaks Windows 7 (Beta) Features [informationweek.com]
In response to user feedback, Microsoft has made numerous changes to the Windows 7 user interface as it readies the operating system--viewed by many as a make or break product for the software maker-for formal launch later this year or early next year. Included in the changes, which number three dozen, is a new keyboard shortcut that allows the user to launch an application simply by pressing the Windows logo key in combination with a number that corresponds to the apps' order in the Quick Launch menu. For example, if an application is listed fourth in Quick Launch, it could be opened by pressing the Windows key in convert with the number 4 key.
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[edited by: bill at 10:34 pm (utc) on Feb. 27, 2009]