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Mac Shortcuts

There's always more than one way to do something. Let's focus on the quickest and easiest.


Use your ⌘ command key to access all of your keyboard shortcuts.


⌘ command + space = Spotlight Search

- The single most useful Mac keyboard shortcut.

- If you forget where to go to find something on your Mac, you can search for it here.

- Search for any applications, files, system settings, websites, and more.

- Can also do a web search.

- Whether you're a computer wizard or a complete novice, there are countless every day uses for this one. Learn it, live it, love it.



Editing


⌘ command + A = Select All


⌘ command + C = Copy


⌘ command + X = Cut


⌘ command + V = Paste


⌘ command + S = Save


⌘ command + Z = Undo


⌘ command + Y = Redo




Screen Recording


⌘ command + shift + 3 = Capture entire screen

- This will take a quick snapshot of your entire screen and save it to your desktop.


⌘ command + shift + 4 = Capture selected area

- This turns your cursor into crosshairs.

- Click, hold, and drag the crosshairs to create a rectange.

- Let go, and your Mac will save that rectangle portion as an image to your desktop.


⌘ command + shift + 5 = Capture or record

- This will open a control panel at the bottom of your screen.

- Click options to switch between screen capture and screen recording.



Navigation


⌘ command + F = Find

- This opens a search bar at the top of your window.

- Type any text in the search bar and it will find that text on the current page.


⌘ command + M = Minimize


⌘ command + N = New window


⌘ command + T = New Tab


⌘ command + O = Open selected item(s)


⌘ command + Q = Quit


⌘ command + R = Reload page


⌘ command + +/- = Zoom in/Zoom out




Other


⌘ command + D = Duplicate/Bookmark

- In finder, this will make a copy of a file.

- In Safari, this will make a bookmark of the current page you are on.


⌘ command + P = Print


⌘ command + control + F = Full screen


⌘ command + control + Q = Lock Screen


⌘ command + control + space = Emojis & symbols


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