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Want to switch applications, empty the trash, search your hard drive, or put your Mac to sleep, all without touching your mouse?
Don't Panic - Let DigitalMind guide you through the Jargon Below we have compiled a useful directory of Mac Keyboard Shortcuts. If you are a PC user please see our PC Keyboard Shortcuts .
I like to figure out the fastest way to do things. I hope these keystrokes help you to become the power user that lies within. They should work on most versions of Mac OS (10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard, and even 10.4 Tiger). I’ll be adding more 10.7 Lion keystrokes, so check back! Menu Symbols Finder
In computing , a keyboard shortcut is a sequence or combination of keystrokes on a computer keyboard which invokes commands in software . Some keyboard shortcuts require the user to press a single key or a sequence of keys one after the other. Other keyboard shortcuts require pressing and holding several keys simultaneously. Keyboard shortcuts may depend on the keyboard layout (localisation). [ edit ] Comparison of keyboard shortcuts Keyboard shortcuts are a common aspect of most modern operating systems and associated software applications.
Be faster and more productive using Keyboard Shortcuts in Mac OS X Shift+Apple+Q Log out Shift+Option Apple+Q Log out immediately Shift+Apple+Delete Empty Trash Apple+H Hide Active Application Doesn't Work With Adobe Applications Option+Apple+H Hide All But The Active Application Control+Eject Shut Down, Sleep, or Restart Options Apple+Control+Eject Quit all applications and Restart Apple+ . (period) Stop a process Apple+ , (comma) Open Preferences for Active Application Option+Apple+D Show/Hide Dock Control+Up Arrow Move up one page Control+Down Arrow Move down one page Option+Apple+Esc Force Quit
October 20, 2005, 12:00am PDT This list provides more than 70 keyboard shortcuts to help you work faster in Mac OS X. This handy, three-page table lists more than 70 keyboard shortcuts and their corresponding functions for Apple Mac OS X . Download and print this time-saving document and post it near your keyboard for at-a-glance help when you need to navigate applications, create a new folder, empty the Trash, duplicate items, shut down, and more. The following is a small sample of the shorcuts this list contains:
From Mac Guides Starting in Panther and continuing into Tiger , you are able to customize many system-level and application shortcuts. To view or change system-level Keyboard shortcuts :
From Mac Guides Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of simultaneous key presses that perform certain actions as an alternative to using the mouse. Keyboard shortcuts usually require a combination of modifier keys (command, option, control and shift) and other keys. The command key (cmd), also known as 'Apple'