List Of Mac keyboard Shortcuts

The keyboard shortcuts are preferred by many users as it saves time of yours and lessen your lengthy work. So, keeping the conveniences and importance of shortcuts in our mind, we have dig out this complete list of Mac keyboard Shortcuts.

Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

You need to go through the below keys and can refer this list to perform different tasks on your Mac by using these simple Mac Keyboard Shortcuts.

Command + A ———— Select All Items in Opened Window

Command + B ———— Bold the selected text Or Toggle bold Text On/Off

Command + C ———– Copy Selected Items or Text

Command + D ————– Select the Desktop folder in Open and Save dialog boxes

Command + E ————— Use Selection for a find

Command + F ————— Open a Find Window or Find Text in a Document

Command + G ————— Find the next occurrence of the selection

Command + H ————— Hide the window of running app

Command + I —————– Italicize the selected Text Or Toggle Italicize On/Off

Command + J —————–Show View Option

Command + K —————–Connect to Server

Command + L —————– Make Alias of the selected items

Command + M ————— Minimize the active Window to the Dock

Command + N —————- Create a new document in the frontmost app or New Finder Window

Command + O —————- Display a dialog for choosing a document to open in the frontmost app

Command + P —————- Print the Current Document

Command + Q —————- Quit the frontmost app

Command + S —————- Save the running document

Command + T —————- Show or Hide the Font Window

Command + U —————- Underline the selected Text or Toggle underline On/Off

Command + V ———– Paste Copied Items or Text and Start up in Verbose Mode

Command + W ————— Close the frontmost window

Command + X ———– Remove Selected Item / Place a Copy on Clipboard

Command + R ———– Use OS X Recovery

Command + S ———— Start Up in Single User Mode

Command + Z ———— Undo the previous action or command

Command + Option + A ————–Deselects All Items

Command + Option + D ————– Show or Hide Dock

Command + Option + T ————– Show/Hide toolbar when single tab is opened in Finder Window

Command + Option + V ————–Move selected files from original location to current location

Command + Option + Y ————–View a QuickLook slideshow of your selected files

Command + Shift + Z ———— Redo

Command + Shift + P —————- Display a window for specifying document parameters

Command + Shift + S —————– Display the Save as dialog box or duplicate the current document

Command + Control + D ————– Show or Hide definition of selected word

Command + Control + T ————–Add to Sidebar ( OS X Mavericks )

Command + Control + I ————– Get Summary Info

Command + Option + F —————- Move to Search Field Control

Command + Shift + F —————– Show all my files Window

Command + Shift + G —————– Find the previous occurrence of the selection

Command + Shift + H —————– Open the Home Folder for currently Logged in user

Command + Shift + I —————– Open iCloud Drive

Command + Option + H ————– Hide the Windows of all Other running apps

Command + Option + W ————– Close all Windows in current app

Command + Option + I —————- Display an inspector Window

Command + Shift + K —————– Open Network Window

Command + Shift + L —————– Open Downloads Folder

Command + Shift + O —————– Open Documents Folder

Command + Shift + R —————– Open the AirDrop Window

Command + Shift + F —————– Open Utilities Folder

Command + Option + M ————– Minimize all windows of the active dock

Command + Option + P ————– Show/Hide the Path bar

Command + Option + S ————– Show/Hide the sidebar

Command + Spacebar ———— Show or hide the spotlight search

Command + Delete —————– Select Don’t Save in Dialog box that contain a delete or Don’t save buttons

Command + Shift + Delete —————– Empty Trash

Command + Shift + Option + Delete —————– Empty Trash without confirmation dialog

Command + Option + Spacebar ————— Show the spotlight search result window

Command + Tab ——————- Move Forward

Command + Option + R —————- Use Internet Recovery on Supported Computers

Command + Shift + 3 —————— Capture the Screen to the file

Command + Shift + 4 ——————- Capture a Selection of a window to the file

Command + Shift + Control + 3 ——————- Capture the screen to the Clipboard

Command + Shift + Control + 4 ——————– Capture a selection of the screen to Clipboard

Command + Control + Power Button —————– Force Restart and Quit All Apps then restart the computer

Command + Option +Power Button ——————– Sleep and quit all apps then shutdown the computer

Command + Shift + Option + V ———————- Apple the style of surrounded text to the inserted object

Command + Shift + Q ————————— Log Out

Command + Shift + Option + Q —————– Immediate Log Out

Command + F1 —————– Toggle Mirror Display

Command + F2 —————– Toggle Target Display mode

Command + F3 —————– Show Desktop

Command + F5 —————– Toggle VoiceOver On or OFF

Command Plus ( + ) —————- Increase the size of selected window

Command + Minus ( – ) ———— Decrease the Size of Selected Item

Command + Colon ( : ) ————- Display Spelling and Grammar Window

Command + Semicolon (;) ————- Find Misspelled words in Window

Command + Comma ( , ) ————— Open the front app preference window

Command + Accent ( ‘ ) ————— Activate the next open window in the frontmost app

Command + Question Mark ( ? ) ————- Open the Help menu

Command + Option + Esc ——————— Choose an app to force quit

Command + Shift + Option + Esc —————– Force Quit the frontmost app

Command + Shift + Accent ( ‘ ) ————— Activate the previous open window in the fronmost app

Command + Option + Accent ( ‘ ) ————— Move focus to Window Drawer

Command + Option + Plus (+) —————–  Zoom In

Command + Option + Minus ( – ) —————–  Zoom Out

Command + Option + Comma ( , ) —————– Reduce Contrast

Command + Option + Period ( . ) —————– Increase Contrast

Command + Option + Control + 8 —————– Invert/Revert the screen colors

Command + Forward Slash ( / ) ——————– Show/Hide Status Bar

Command + 1 ——————– View as icon

Command + 2 ——————– View as List

Command + 3 ——————– View as Column

Command + 4 ——————– View as Cover Flow

Command + Left Bracket ( [ ) ——————– Go to the Previous Folder

Command + Right Bracket ( ] ) ——————– Go to the Next Folder

Command + Up Arrow ——————– Open the folder which contains current or running folder

Command + Option + Up Arrow ——————– Open the folder which contains current or running folder in a new window

Command + Down Arrow ——————– Open Highlighted Item

Command + Double Click ——————– Open a Folder in separate window and closes the current window

Command + Click the Window Title ——————– See the folder which contains current running window

Command while dragging ———————— Move the dragged item to another location

Command + Option Key while dragging ———————— Make an alias of dragged items or folders

Option or Alt ———————- Display all Startup Volumes

Shift ——————— Start Up in Safe mode

C ———————- Start From Bootable Media

D ———————- Use Apple Hardware Test

T ———————- Start up in Target Disk Mode

N ———————- Start from NetBoot Server

X ———————- Force OS X Start Up

Hold Power button for 1.5 seconds ——————————– Restart/ Shut down dialog box/ sleep

Control + Power Button —————————— Show the Restart/ Shutdown/ Sleep dialog box

Shift + Control + Power Button ——————— Put all Displays to Sleep

fn+Delete ———————— Forward Delete

fn+ Up Arrow ————————Scroll Up one Page

fn+ Down Arrow ————————Scroll Down One Page

fn+ Right Arrow ————————Scroll to the Beginning of the web page

fn+ Left Arrow ————————Scroll to the end of the document

Option + Right Arrow ———————– Move the text insertions to the end of the next word

Option + Left Arrow ———————– Move the text insertions to the beginning of the previous word

Option + Delete ———————– Delete the word which is left of the cursor

Shift + Left Arrow ——————– Extend Text Selection one character to the left

Shift + Right Arrow ——————–Extend Text selection one character to the right

Shift + Up Arrow ——————– Extend text selection to the line above at the same horizontal location

Shift + Down Arrow ——————– Extend text selection to the line below at the same horizontal location

Shift + Option + Right Arrow ———————– Extend text selection to the end of the current word, then to the end of the following word when you will press it again

Shift + Option + Left Arrow ———————– Extend text selection to the beginning of the current word, then to the beginning of the following word when you will press it again

Shift + Option + Down Arrow ———————– Extend text selection to the end of the current paragraph, then to the end of the following paragraph when you will press it again

Shift + Option + Up Arrow ———————– Extend text selection to the beginning of the current paragraph, then to the beginning of the following paragraph when you will press it again

Control + A ———————–Move to the Beginning of the line or Paragraph

Control + B ———————–Move one character backward

Control + D ———————–Delete the Character in front of the cursor

Control + E ———————–Move to the Beginning of the line or Paragraph

Control + F ———————– Move one character forward

Control + H ———————–Delete the Character Behind the cursor

Control + K ———————–Delete from the Cursor in front of the cursor to the end of the paragraph or line

Control + L ———————–Center the cursor or selection in the visible area

Control + N ———————–Move Down One Line

Control + O ———————–Insert New line after a cursor

Control + P ———————–Move up one line

Control + T ———————–Transpose the character behind the cursor

Control + V ———————–Move Down

Option + Control + F8 ———————– Open VoiceOver Utility

Tab ————————– Move to the next control

Shift + Tab —————— Move to the previous control

Control + Tab ————— Move to the next control

Shift + Control + Tab ——————– Move focus to the previous grouping of control

Control + Arrow Keys ——————– Move to a control adjacent to text field

Space bar ———————- Select the highlighted menu item

Enter ——————— Click the default button

Esc ———————— Click the cancel button

Shift + Control + F6 ———————— Move Focus to the previous panel

Control + F7 ————————- Temporarily override the current keyboard access mode in windows and dialog boxes

Control + F8 ————————- Move to the status menu in the menu bar

Numeric Keypad 8 —————— Move Up

Numeric Keypad 2 —————— Move Down

Numeric Keypad 4 —————— Move Left

Numeric Keypad 6 —————— Move Right

Numeric Keypad 1 —————— Move diagonally bottom left

Numeric Keypad 3 —————— Move diagonally bottom right

Numeric Keypad 7 —————— Move diagonally top left

Numeric Keypad 9 —————— Move diagonally top right

Numeric Keypad 5 ——————Press Mouse Button

Numeric Keypad 0 ——————Hold Mouse button

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