Complete List of all Apple Shortcut Keys (Mac OS Shortcuts)


This post contains the full list of Apple (Mac) shortcuts you should know – to increase your speed while making use of it.

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Most people are very familiar with the Microsoft Windows shortcuts. Just like Microsoft, Apple also has lots of shortcuts on its keyboard.

All of the shortcut keys listed here will work in all versions of the Apple Mac Operating System.

Note that you will be able to make use of the Command key in place of the Open Apple key in the shortcuts listed below for later versions of Mac OS.

Apple Shortcut Keys (Mac Shortcuts)

Keys Functions
 Open Apple + Down  Opens a selected icon.
 Shift + Click  Select the icon and add it to the set of those selected.
 Tab  Highlight the next icon inside the folder, in alphabetical order.
 Shift + Tab  Highlight the previous icon inside a folder, in alphabetical order.
 Left arrow  used when viewing by an icon to select an icon to the right of the one that is highlighted.
 Up arrow  used to select an icon above the one highlighted.
 Down arrow  used to select the icon below the one currently highlighted
 Open Apple + ?  Mac help.
 Open Apple + E  To eject.
Open Apple + Shift + Up Arrow used to direct input focus to the desktop level.
Open Apple + M Minimize a window.
Open Apple + N New finder window
Open Apple + Shift + N Create a new folder.
Open Apple + W Close the currently opened window.
Open Apple + C Copy the selected item to the clipboard
Open Apple + X Cut a selected item
Open Apple + V Paste item(s) from the clipboard.
Open Apple + L Make alias.
Open Apple + R Show the original item.
Open Apple + T Add to your favorites.
Open Apple + O Open the icon that was selected.
Open Apple + F Display the Find dialog box
Open Apple + G Repeat the last operation.
Open Apple + Shift + G Takes a snapshot of the screen and also saves it to a PICT file.
Command + A Select all text and objects
Command + B Change selected text to be boldface.
Command + F Open the Find window
Command + I Italicize selected text.
Command + P Open the Print dialog box window.
Command + U Underline the text that was selected.
Command + Shift + P Open the Page Setup window, to change document parameters
Command + Shift + Control + 3 Capture a screenshot of the current screen and save to the Clipboard


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