The Best Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Command + space barShow (hide) the Spotlight search field (if multiple languages ​​are installed, enabled scripts can roam through the system)Control + aGo to the beginning of the line / paragraphControl + bMove a character backwardsControl + dUnhide the cursorControl + eGo to the end of the line / paragraphControl + fMove a characterControl + hDelete the character behind the cursorControl + kRemove the character in front of the cursor from the end of the line / paragraphControl + lCursor / Selection Center in visual fieldControl + nGo one line downControl + OInsert a new line after the cursorControl + pMove one line upControl + tMove the character behind the cursor and the character behind the cursorControl + vMove one page downOption + deleteDelete all words to the left of the cursorCommand + option + space barShow the Spotlight search results window (if multiple languages ​​are installed, the keyboard may rotate through the layout and input methods within the script)Command + tabIn the list of open applications, proceed to the most recently used applicationCommand + shift + The tabStep back through a list of open applications (sorted by recent use)Shift + tabNavigate through the control in a reverse directionControl + tabFocus on the next group of controls in a dialog or next table (when the tab moves to the next cell)Shift + Control + TabFocus on the previous grouping of controlsCommand + EscOpen Front Row (if installed)Options + Media Eviction (⏏)Exclude secondary optical media drive (if one is installed)Fn + DeleteForward delete (on the built-in keyboard of the portable Mac)Control + F3Show windows currently open for the active app, as well as recently opened documents for that appF3Open mission controlCommand + f3Hide or show all open windowsF4Show launchpadCommand + accent (`)Activate the next open window in the frontmost applicationCommand + Shift + accent (`)Activate previous open window in front applicationCommand + option + accent (`)Focus on the window drawerCommand + shift + [Left-align a selectionCommand + Shift + ]Right-align a selectionCommand + shift +Center-align a selectionCommand + Shift + Cologne (:)Display spelling windowCommand + semicolon (;)Find misspelled words in the documentCommand + Options + Control + Comma (,)Reduction screen contrastCommand + Options + Control + Duration (.)Increase screen contrastCommand + option + /Turn font smoothing on or offCommand + Shift + =Increase the size of the selected itemCommand + minus (-)Reduce the size of the selected itemCommand + shift + 3Capture screen to fileCommand + Shift + Control + 3Screen capture on clipboardCommand + shift + 4Capture selection in a fileCommand + Shift + Control + 4Capture selection on clipboardCommand + AHighlight all the characters in a document or window, or in a text fieldCommand + cCopy selected data to clipboardCommand + shift + cDisplay color windowCommand + option + cCopy the style of the selected textCommand + control + cCopy the formatting settings of the selected item and store it on the clipboardCommand + option + dShow or hide dockCommand + Control + DDisplay the definition of the selected word in the dictionary applicationCommand + dSelects the Desktop folder in the Open and Save dialog.
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Do not “save save” in dialogs with MacOS X v10.6.8 and earlier, which do not have a save buttonCommand + deleteSelect “Don’t Save” in dialogs that do not have a Save buttonCommand + ECopy selection for use with function (command + f)Command + fOpen a search windowCommand + GFind the next selection eventCommand + shift + gFind the last selection eventCommand + jScroll to a selectionCommand + nCreate a new document in front applicationCommand + ODisplay a dialog to choose a document to open in the front applicationCommand + PDisplay print dialogCommand + shift + pDisplay a dialog to specify print parameters (page setup)Command + qSkip the frontmost applicationCommand + SSave Active DocumentCommand + shift + sDisplay save dialog as
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Duplicate the document and open the save dialogCommand + tDisplay Fonts windowCommand + option + tShow or hide the toolbarCommand + vPaste clipboard material to insertion pointCommand + option + vApply an object style to the selected object (paste style)Command + Shift + Option + VApply a style of text around the inserted object (paste and match style)Command + Control + VApply formatting settings to selected object (paste ruler command)Control + right arrowFocus on another value or cell within a view, such as a tableControl + left arrowFocus on another value or cell within a view, such as a tableControl + down arrowFocus on another value or cell within a view, such as a tableControl + up arrowFocus on another value or cell within a view, such as a tableCommand + right arrowMove the text entry point to the end of the current lineCommand + left arrowMove the text entry point to the beginning of the current lineCommand + down arrowMove the text entry point at the end of the documentCommand + up arrowMove the text entry point at the beginning of the documentOption + right arrowMove the text entry point to the end of the next wordOption + left arrowMove the text entry point to the beginning of the previous wordCommand + Shift + Right ArrowSelect text between insertion point and end of current lineCommand + Shift + Left ArrowSelect text between the insertion point and the beginning of the current lineShift + right arrowExtend text selection one character to the rightShift + left arrowExtend text selection one character to the leftCommand + shift + arrowSelect the text between the entry point and the beginning of the documentCommand + shift + down arrowSelect the text between the entry point and the end of the documentShift + ArrowIncrease the text selection for the top line to the nearest character limit in the same horizontal positionShift + down arrowIncrease the text selection in the bottom line to the nearest character limit in the same horizontal positionShift + Option + Right ArrowIncrease the text selection at the end of the current word, then press again at the end of the following wordShift + Option + Left ArrowIncrease the text selection to the beginning of the current word, then to the beginning of the following word if pressed againShift + Option + Down ArrowIncrease the text selection at the end of the current paragraph, then at the end of the following paragraph if pressed againShift + Option + Up ArrowIncrease the text selection to the beginning of the current paragraph, then to the beginning of the following paragraph if pressed againControl + space barToggle between current and previous input sourcesControl + options + space barToggle through all enabled input sourcesCommand + Option + EscForce quitCommand + Shift + Option + EscForce abandons front-most applications (Mac OS X v10.5 or later)Command + [Go backward in browser historyCommand + ]Proceed to browser history

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