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OSX Keyboard Shortcuts


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  1. Screen Capture to disk:
  2.  
  3. ⌘ ⇧ 3 Screen to jpeg file on desktop
  4. ⌘ ⇧ 4 + Drag: Selection to jpeg file on desktop
  5. ⌘ ⇧ 4 + Spacebar: Window (click camera) to jpeg file
  6. Screen Capture to clipboard:
  7.  
  8. ⌘ ⇧ 3 + Ctrl: Screen to clipboard
  9. ⌘ ⇧ 4 + Drag + Ctrl: Selection to clipboard
  10. ⌘ ⇧ 4 + Spacebar + Ctrl Window (Camera effect)
  11. Dock /Switch Applications
  12.  
  13. ⌘ ⌥ D Show/Hide Dock
  14. ⌘ Tab Switch applications
  15. ⌘ ` Switch between document Windows in current application
  16. ⌥ Dock Switch application, hide previous one
  17. ⌘ Dock Switch application, hide all others
  18. Ctrl ⌥ ⌘ * Toggle Monochrome Hi Visibility
  19. ⌘ +drag will prevent dock icons from moving out of the way
  20. (useful for when dragging stuff to trash)
  21. Apple Finder
  22.  
  23. ⌥ + Drag Explicit COPY (will copy even if destation is on same volume)
  24. ⌘ + Drag Explicit MOVE (will move even if destation is on different volume)
  25. ⌘ ⌥ + Drag Make alias in new location
  26. ⌘ D Duplicate
  27. ⌘ L Make Alias
  28. ⌘ R Show original
  29. ⌘ O Open item
  30. ⌘ ↓ Open item
  31. ⌘ S Save
  32. ⌘ ⇧ S Save as
  33. ⌘ N New Finder window
  34. ⌘ ⇧ N New Folder
  35. ⌘ Q Close Application
  36. ⌘ W Close Window
  37. ⌘ ⌥ W Close all Windows
  38. ⌘ I Get Info
  39. ⌘ ⌥ I Super Get Info (change whatever you click on)
  40. ⌘ P Print
  41. ⌘ T Add to Favorites
  42. ⌘ Delete Move to Trash
  43. ⌘ E Eject
  44. ⌘ F Find
  45. ⌘ ~ Cycle finder windows (including desktop)
  46. Tab Highlight next item
  47. ⌘ + double-click folder icon will open in new window
  48. ⌘ + ↑ Move up one directory
  49. ⌘ + [ go back
  50. ⌘ + ] go forward
  51. ⌘ ⇧ A Open Applications Folder
  52. ⌘ ⇧ U Open Applications/Utilities/ Folder
  53. ⌘ ⇧ H Open Home Folder
  54. ⌘ ⇧ K Go to network
  55. ⌘ K Connect to server
  56. ⌘ ⇧ G Go to folder... (type full path)
  57. ⌘ ⇧ ⌫ Empty Trash (Finder Menu )
  58. ⌘ ⇧ ⌥ ⌫ Empty Trash without dialog
  59.  
  60. Finder-Hide App:
  61. ⌘ H Hide Finder
  62. ⌘ ⌥ H Hide Others
  63.  
  64. Hide all other apps*:
  65. ⌥ ⌘ + click on dock icon
  66. ⌥ ⌘ + click inside app window
  67.  
  68. Hide all other apps that are in front*:
  69. ⌥ + click dock icon (of running app)
  70. ⌥ + click inside app window
  71.  
  72. *Some older (pre-intel) apps may struggle with these
  73. Terminal
  74.  
  75. ⌘ left/right arrow Switch windows
  76. 1 Switch to 1st terminal window
  77. 2, ⌘ 3... Switch to 2nd, 3rd window
  78. Editing Text (email, TextEdit etc)
  79.  
  80. ⌥ ← Move one word left
  81. ⌥ → Move one word right
  82. ⌘ ← Beginning of line
  83. ⌘ → End of line
  84. Scroll one page up (cursor retains position)
  85. Scroll one page down (cursor retains position)
  86. ⌥ Move one page up (reposition cursor)
  87. ⌥ Move one page down
  88. ⌘ ↑ or Scroll to beginning of document
  89. ⌘ ↓ or Scroll to end of document
  90.  
  91. Add shift key ⇧ to the above to also SELECT the text.
  92.  
  93. ⌥ ⌫ Delete word
  94. ⌥ Del Delete next word
  95.  
  96. ⌥ Scrollbar Jump to exact scrollbar location
  97. ⌥ Scrollbar arrows Scroll page at a time (page up/down)
  98. ⌥ Volume up/down Open Sound preferences
  99. ⌥ Brightness up/down Open Display preferences
  100. Shutdown/Logoff:
  101.  
  102. POWER Sleep now
  103. POWER Hold for 10 seconds (force shut down)
  104. Ctrl Eject Restart, Sleep, Shutdown dialog box
  105. ⌘ Ctrl Eject Quit all applications and restart
  106. ⌘ ⌥+ctrl+eject Graceful Shutdown
  107. ⌘ ⌥ Eject Sleep now
  108. ⌘ ⌥ + Esc Force Quit
  109. ⌘ + .(period) Stop a process
  110. ⌘ Ctrl+power Immediate restart (dangerous, only if system is frozen)
  111. Log out:
  112.  
  113. ⌘ ⇧ Q Log out (Apple Menu)
  114. ⌘ ⇧ ⌥ Q Log out immediately (Apple Menu)
  115. During Startup:
  116.  
  117. Shift Safe Boot mode - Press shift asap AFTER the startup chime
  118. ⌘ V Start up in Verbose mode.
  119. ⌘ S Start up in Single-User mode (command line)
  120. X Force OS X startup
  121. ⌘ ⌥ ⇧ ⌫ Bypass primary startup volume (will seek DVD or external disk)
  122. C Start up from a CD that has a system folder
  123. D Start up from first partition
  124. N Attempt to start up from a network server(NetBoot)
  125. R Force PowerBook screen reset
  126. T Start up in FireWire Target Disk mode
  127. ⌘ ⌥ P R PRAM Reset - Hold down Cmd-Option-R with your left hand,
  128. then press POWER to start up and immediately press P with your right hand.
  129. See KB 2238 At the prompt you can type: reset-nvram and/or reset-all
  130. ⌘ ⌥ O F Open Firmware
  131. ⌘ E Eject CD (press during/after startup chime)
  132. mouse Eject CD (hold mouse button down during startup)

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