Knowing the Mac OS Shortcuts

Well, it is difficult to operate macOS at the beginning when you have recently shifted from Windows to Mac. Hence, to lessen your pain, here are some shortcuts that you can try on macOS.

Knowing the Macos Shortcuts

Command-X            Cut the selected item

Command-C            Copy the selected

Command-V            Paste the contents of the Clipboard

Command-Z Undo the previous command.

Command-A            Select All items.

Command-F Find items in a document or open a Find window.

Command-G            Find Again:

Command-H            Hide the windows of the front app.

Command-M            Minimize the front window to the Dock.

Command-N            New: Open an new document or window.

Command-O            Open the selected item.

Command-P            Print the current document.

Command-S            Save the current document.

Command-W           Close the front window.

Command-Q            Quit the app.

Option-Command-Esc      Force Quit

Command–Space bar       Spotlight: Show or hide the Spotlight search field.

Space bar     Quick Look: Use Quick Look to preview the selected item.

Command-Tab        Switch apps

Shift-Command-Tilde (~)  Switch windows

Shift-Command-3   Screenshot

Command-Comma (,)        Preferences: Open preferences for the front app.

Command-B            Boldface the selected text

Command-I  Italicize the selected text

Command-U            Underline the selected text

Command-T            Show or hide the Fonts window.

Command-D            Select the Desktop folder from within an Open dialog or Save dialog.

Control-Command-D         Show or hide the definition of the selected word.

Shift-Command-Colon (:) Display the Spelling and Grammar window.

Command-Semicolon (;)  Find misspelled words in the document.

Option-Delete          Delete the word to the left of the insertion point.

Control-H      Delete the character to the left of the insertion point.

Control-D      Delete the character to the right of the insertion point.

Control-K      Delete the text between the insertion point and the end of the line or paragraph.

Command–Up Arrow        Move the insertion point to the beginning of the document.

Command–Down Arrow  Move the insertion point to the end of the document.

Command–Left Arrow      Move the insertion point to the beginning of the current line.

Command–Right Arrow   Move the insertion point to the end of the current line.

Option–Left Arrow Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word.

Option–Right Arrow          Move the insertion point to the end of the next word.

Shift–Left Arrow     Extend text selection one character to the left.

Shift–Right Arrow  Extend text selection one character to the right.

So friends, do try these shortcuts and let us know your opinion.

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