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OS X Shortcuts

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Updated 2007-04-22 23:00

Summary

Memorize keyboard Shortcuts for Mac OS X.

 

Cmd - means hold down the "command key" (the key with the apple on it).

Basic

KeyAction
Cmd-,Preferences
Cmd-QQuit Current App
Cmd-XCut
Cmd-CCopy
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Question Answer
Cmd-VPaste
Cmd-ASelect All
Cmd-PPrint
Cmd-NNew Window
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Frequently Used

KeyAction
F9Show all windows
F10Show all windows (current app)
F11Show desktop
F12Dashboard (desktop widgets)
Cmd-TabFlip through apps
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Advanced

KeyAction
Cmd-`Flip through windows of an app
Cmd-hHide app
Cmd-mMinimize
Ctrl-F3Hide the dock
Cmd-SpaceSpotlight search
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KeyAction
Cmd-Shift-3screenshot
Cmd-Shift-4screenshot of rectangle
option-click in scroll barJump to scroll
Cmd-Option-dshow/hide dock
Cmd-Shift-TabReverse flip through apps
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Zooming

Question Answer
Cmd-Option-8Turn on zoom
Cmd-Option-]Zoom in
Cmd-Option-[Zoom out
Control, scroll wheelZoom in and out
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