Here are a few ways that you can use to switch programs back and forth, depending on the situation.
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Alt+Tab: toggling through the active Windows
It also previews the program while you Alt-Tab through the programs.
Win+Tab: toggling through the active Windows in 3D
What about switching across Windows that belongs to one application?
Assume you have 5 word documents open, what’s the easiest way toggling through them?
You can quickly do so by simply holding down the Ctrl key and repeatedly clicking on the sign Word icon on the task bar. Yes, it’s a lot easier finding the target Window.
Doing the same method on Internet Explorer will actually toggle through all tabs in IE, if there are multiple tabs opened in one Window.
What about switching tabs in tab-based web browser?
You may have already known this, use Ctrl+Tab.
Last, what about switching programs that are on taskbar?
Win+T will actually do the trick. Here is how:
Press Win+T to move the focus to the taskbar first, and then use the arrow keys to select a particular window or group and hit Enter to either launch or activate it. And pressing ESC key to cancel the mode.
That’s it. Happy toggling.