How to give your Windows 8 groupings of tiles descriptive names

While there are lots of resources out there for getting started on Windows 8 (and goodness knows, there needs to be more – the product has great potential but so far the usability needs to be ‘explained’ for users to get started – thus, er, usability may not be the right word for it…).

Anyways, I stumbled across this figured I’d share it.

Windows 8 Tiles Groupings

If you like to group your tiles and want to give them a name, you can. Here’s how (and an example).

Example – this is my work desktop today

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Notice the orange arrows.  These are group names I’ve defined.

How to do it

Click this little guy (I don’t know its name, nor do I care) in the bottom right corner of your screen

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This will show you your tile groupings, as much smaller tiles.  You can then right click on the group to select it and you’ll get the option to “name group”

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