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macOS – Finder Shortcut Keys

macOS – Finder Shortcut Keys

Finder Shortcut Keys macOS

Command+D – Duplicate the selected files.
Shift+Command+C – Open the Computer window.
Shift+Command+D – Open the desktop folder.
Shift+Command+F – Open the All My Files window.
Shift+Command+G – Open a Go to Folder window.
Shift+Command+H – Open the Home folder of the current macOS user account.
Command+E – Eject the selected disk or volume.
Command+F – Start a Spotlight search in the Finder window.
Command+I – Show the Get Info window for a selected file.
Shift+Command+I – Open iCloud Drive.
Shift+Command+K – Open the Network window.
Shift+Command+R – Open the AirDrop window.
Shift+Command+O – Open the Documents folder.
Option+Command+L – Open the Downloads folder.
Shift+Command+O – Open the Documents folder.
Shift+Command+R – Open the AirDrop window.
Shift+Command+U – Open the Utilities folder.
Command+K – Open the Connect to Server window.
Command+L – Make an alias of the selected item.
Command+N – Open a new Finder window.
Shift+Command+N – Create a new folder.
Command+Left Bracket () – Go to the previous folder.
Command+Right Bracket () – Go to the next folder.
Command+Up Arrow – Open the folder that contains the current folder.
Command+Control+Up Arrow – Open the folder that contains the current folder in a new window.
Command+Down Arrow – Open the selected item.
Right Arrow – Open the selected folder. This works only when in list view.
Left Arrow – Close the selected folder. This works only when in list view.
Option+double-click – Open a folder in a separate window and close the current window.
Command+double-click – Open a folder in a separate tab or window.
Option+Brightness Up – Open Displays preferences. This works with either Brightness key.
Option+Mission Control – Open Mission Control preferences.
Option+Volume Up – Open Sound preferences. This works with any of the volume keys.
Option+click a disclosure triangle – Open all folders within the selected folder. This works only when in list view.
Shift+Command+T – Add selected Finder item to the Dock (OS X Mountain Lion or earlier)
Control+Shift+Command+T – Add selected Finder item to the Dock (OS X Mavericks or later)
Control+Command+T – Add the selected item to the sidebar (OS X Mavericks or later).
Option+Command+P – Hide or show the path bar in Finder windows.
Option+Command+S – Hide or show the Sidebar in Finder windows.
Command+Slash (/) – Hide or show the status bar in Finder windows.
Option+Command+V – Move: Move the files in the Clipboard from their original location to the current location.
Command key while dragging – Move the dragged item to another volume or location. The pointer changes while you drag the item.
Option key while dragging – Copy the dragged item. The pointer changes while you drag the item.
Option+Command while dragging – Make an alias of the dragged item. The pointer changes while you drag the item.
Command+Delete – Move the selected item to the Trash.
Shift+Command+Delete – Empty the Trash.
Option+Shift+Command+Delete – Empty the Trash without confirmation dialog.
Command+Brightness Up – Turn Target Display Mode on or off.
Command+Brightness Down – Turn display mirroring on or off when your Mac is connected to more than one display.
Option+Command+D – Show or hide the Dock. This often works even when you’re not in the Finder.
Command+R – Show the original file for the selected alias.
Command+T – Show or hide the tab bar when a single tab is open in the current Finder window.
Shift+Command+T – Show or hide a Finder tab.
Option+Command+T – Show or hide the toolbar when a single tab is open in the current Finder window.
Command+J – Show View Options.
Option+Command+Y – View a Quick Look slideshow of the selected files.
Command+Y – Use Quick Look to preview the selected files.
Command+1 – View the items in the Finder window as icons.
Command+2 – View the items in a Finder window as a list.
Command+3 – View the items in a Finder window in columns.
Command+4 – View the items in a Finder window with Cover Flow.
Command+Mission Control – Show the desktop. This works even when you’re not in the Finder.
Command+Y – Use Quick Look to preview the files.
Command+click a window title – See the folders that contain the current folder.

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