Mac OS X hotkeys you must know

Published by Igor Khrupin on

Operations which will be described can be done normally using mouse or trackpad. But if you want to make your working process really fast and productive then you in the right place.

I’ll tell you about the most common shortcuts which you probably already know.

Hope this page will help people who don’t know them to bring their work experience into new level.

Command + CCopy the selected item to the Clipboard
Command + VPaste the contents of the Clipboard into the current document or app
Command + XCut the selected item and copy it to the Clipboard.
Command + ZUndo the previous command.
Command + ASelect All items.
Command–Space barSpotlight: Show or hide the Spotlight search field.
Command-TabSwitch apps: Switch to the next most recently used app among your open apps.
Shift-Command-3Screenshot: Take a screenshot of the entire screen.
Shift-Command-4Screenshot: Take a screenshot of the selected region.
Option-Command-EscForce Quit: Choose an app to force quit.


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