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macOS – Mac OS Sierra Shortcut Keys

macOS – Mac OS Sierra Shortcut Keys

Mac OS Sierra Shortcut Keys for macOS

Command+X – Cut the selected item and copy it to the Clipboard.
Command+C – Copy the selected item to the Clipboard. This also works for files in the Finder.
Command+V – Paste the contents of the Clipboard into the current document or app. This also works for files in the Finder.
Command+Z – Undo the previous Command. You can then pressCommand+Shift+Z to Redo, reversing the undo Command. In some apps, you can undo and redo multiple Commands.
Command+A – Select All items.
Command+F – Find items in a document or open a Find window.
Command+G – Find Again: Find the next occurrence of the item previously found. To find the previous occurrence, pressCommand+Shift+G.
Command+H – Hide the windows of the front app. To view the front app but hide all other apps, press Command+Option+H.
Command+M – Minimize the front window to the Dock. To minimize all windows of the front app, press Command+Option+M.
Command+N – New: Open an new document or window.
Command+O – Open the selected item, or open a dialog to select a file to open.
Command+P – Print the current document.
Command+S – Save the current document.
Command+W – Close the front window. To close all windows of the app, pressCommand+Option+W.
Command+Q – Quit the app.
Option+Command+Esc – Force Quit: Choose an app to force quit. Or pressCommand+Shift+Option+Esc and hold for 3 seconds to force just the front app to quit.
Command+Spacebar – Spotlight: Show or hide the Spotlight search field. To perform a Spotlight search from a Finder window, pressCommand+Option+Spacebar. If you use multiple input sources to type in different languages, these shortcuts change input sources instead of showing Spotlight.
Spacebar – Quick Look: Use Quick Look to preview the selected item.
Command+Tab – Switch apps: Switch to the next most recently used app among your open apps.
Shift+Command+~ – Switch windows: Switch to the next most recently used window of the front app.
Shift+Command+3 – Screenshot: Take a screenshot of the entire screen. Learn more screenshot shortcuts.
Command+, – Preferences: Open preferences for the front app.
Power button – Press to turn on your Mac or wake your Mac from sleep.
Press and hold for 1.5 seconds while your Mac is awake to display a dialog asking if you want to sleep, restart, or shut down. If you don’t want to wait 1.5 seconds, press Ctrl+Power button orCtrl+Media Eject
Ctrl+Command+Power button – Force your Mac to restart.*
Ctrl+Shift+Power button – Put your displays to sleep
Ctrl+Command+Media Eject – Quit all apps, then restart your Mac. If any open documents have unsaved changes, you’ll be asked whether you want to save them.*
Ctrl+Option+Command+Power button – Quit all apps, then shut down your Mac. If any open documents have unsaved changes, you’ll be asked whether you want to save them.*
Shift+Command+Q – Log out of your macOS user account. You’ll be asked to confirm.
Option+Shift+Command+Q – Log out of your macOS user account immediately, without being asked to confirm.

Command+B – Boldface the selected text, or turn boldfacing on or off.
Command+I – Italicize the selected text, or turn italics on or off.
Command+U – Underline the selected text, or turn underlining on or off.
Command+T – Show or hide the Fonts window.
Command+D – Select the Desktop folder from within an Open dialog or Save dialog.
Ctrl+Command+D – Show or hide the definition of the selected word.
Shift+Command+: – Display the Spelling and Grammar window.
Command+; – Find misspelled words in the document.
Option+Delete – Delete the word to the left of the insertion point.
Ctrl+H – Delete the character to the left of the insertion point. Or useDelete.
Ctrl+D – Delete the character to the right of the insertion point. Or useFn+Delete.
Fn+Delete – Forward delete on keyboards that don’t have a Forward Delete key. Or use Ctrl+D.

Ctrl+K – Delete the text between the insertion point and the end of the line or paragraph.
Command+Delete – Select Delete or Don’t Save in a dialog that contains a Delete or Don’t Save button.
Fn+Up Arrow – Page Up: Scroll up one page.
Fn+Down Arrow – Page Down: Scroll down one page.
Fn+Left Arrow – Home: Scroll to the beginning of a document.
Fn+Right Arrow – End: Scroll to the end of a document.
Command+Up Arrow – Move the insertion point to the beginning of the document.
Command+Down Arrow – Move the insertion point to the end of the document.
Command+Left Arrow – Move the insertion point to the beginning of the current line.
Command+Right Arrow – Move the insertion point to the end of the current line.
Option+Left Arrow – Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word.
Option+Right Arrow – Move the insertion point to the end of the next word.
Shift+Command+Up Arrow – Select the text between the insertion point and the beginning of the document.
Shift+Command+Down Arrow – Select the text between the insertion point and the end of the document.
Shift+Command+Left Arrow – Select the text between the insertion point and the beginning of the current line.
Shift+Command+Right Arrow – Select the text between the insertion point and the end of the current line.
Shift+Up Arrow – Extend text selection to the nearest character at the same horizontal location on the line above.
Shift+Down Arrow – Extend text selection to the nearest character at the same horizontal location on the line below.
Shift+Left Arrow – Extend text selection one character to the left.
Shift+Right Arrow – Extend text selection one character to the right.
Option+Shift+Up Arrow – Extend text selection to the beginning of the current paragraph, then to the beginning of the following paragraph if pressed again.
Option+Shift+Down Arrow – Extend text selection to the end of the current paragraph, then to the end of the following paragraph if pressed again.
Option+Shift+Left Arrow – Extend text selection to the beginning of the current word, then to the beginning of the following word if pressed again.
Option+Shift+Right Arrow – Extend text selection to the end of the current word, then to the end of the following word if pressed again.
Ctrl+A – Move to the beginning of the line or paragraph.
Ctrl+E – Move to the end of a line or paragraph.
Ctrl+F – Move one character forward.
Ctrl+B – Move one character backward.
Ctrl+L – Center the cursor or selection in the visible area.
Ctrl+P – Move up one line.
Ctrl+N – Move down one line
Ctrl+O – Insert a new line after the insertion point.
Ctrl+T – Swap the character behind the insertion point with the character in front of the insertion point.
Command+{ – Left align.
Command+} – Right align.
Shift+Command+| – Center align.
Option+Command+F – Go to the search field.
Option+Command+T – Show or hide a toolbar in the app.
Option+Command+C – Copy Style: Copy the formatting settings of the selected item to the Clipboard.
Option+Command+V – Paste Style: Apply the copied style to the selected item.
Option+Shift+Command+V – Paste and Match Style: Apply the style of the surrounding content to the item pasted within that content.
Option+Command+I – Show or hide the inspector window.
Shift+Command+P – Page setup: Display a window for selecting document settings.
Shift+Command+S – Display the Save As dialog, or duplicate the current document.
Shift+Command+- – Decrease the size of the selected item.
Shift+Command++ – Increase the size of the selected item. Command+= performs the same function.
Shift+Command+? – Open the Help menu.
Command+D – Duplicate the selected files.
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+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.
Shift+Command+I – Open iCloud Drive.
Shift+Command+K – Open the Network window.
Option+Command+L – Open the Downloads folder.
Shift+Command+O – Open the Documents folder.
Shift+Command+R – Open the AirDrop window.
Shift+Command+T – Add selected Finder item to the Dock (OS X Mountain Lion or earlier)
Ctrl+Shift+Command+T – Add selected Finder item to the Dock (OS X Mavericks or later)
Shift+Command+U – Open the Utilities folder.
Option+Command+D – Show or hide the Dock. This often works even when you’re not in the Finder.
Ctrl+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+/ – Hide or show the status bar in Finder windows.
Command+J – Show View Options.
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.
Option+Command+N – Create a new Smart Folder.
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.
Option+Command+V – Move: Move the files in the Clipboard from their original location to the current location.
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+{ – Go to the previous folder.
Command+} – Go to the next folder.
Command+Up Arrow – Open the folder that contains the current folder.
Command+Ctrl+Up Arrow – Open the folder that contains the current folder in a new window.
Command+Down Arrow – Open the selected item.
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.
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.
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+Y – Use Quick Look to preview the files.
Option+Brightness Up – Open Displays preferences. This works with either Brightness key.
Option+Volume Up – Open Sound preferences. This works with any of the volume keys.
Command and Drag – Move the dragged item to another volume or location. The pointer changes while you drag the item.
Option and Drag – Copy the dragged item. The pointer changes while you drag the item.
Option+Command and Drag – Make an alias of the dragged item. The pointer changes while you drag the item.
Option+Click a disclosure triangle – Open all folders within the selected folder. This works only when in list view.
Command+Click a window title – See the folders that contain the current folder.
Shift – Start up in Safe Mode.
Option – Start up to Startup Manager.
C – Start up from a bootable CD, DVD, or USB thumb drive (such as macOS install media).
D – Start up to either Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics, depending on which Mac you’re using.
Option+D – Start up to either Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics over the Internet.
N – Start up from a compatible NetBoot server.
Option+N – Start up from a NetBoot server using the default boot image.
Command+R – Start up from macOS Recovery.
Option+Command+R – Start up from macOS Recovery over the Internet.
Option+Command+P+R – Reset NVRAM.
Command+S – Start up in single+user mode.
T – Start up in target disk mode.
X – Start up from an macOS startup disk when the Mac would otherwise start up from a non+macOS startup disk.
Command+V – Start up in verbose mode.
F12/Eject – Eject removable media, such as an optical disc.

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