Macbook Shortcut Keys

Macbook Shortcut Keys – For Every Alphabet in English [A to Z]

Amazing Macbook Shortcut Keys:

These Macbook Shortcut Keys will speed you on your way to becoming the Expert in doing any kind work in very short time. Complete your work by 55% faster than before by following these Macbook Shortcut Keys.


Most of the Macbook shortcut keys are very similar to Windows.

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Command+X –>> Cut: Remove the selected item & copy the same to the Clipboard.

Command+C –>> Copy selected item to the Clipboard.

Command+V –>> Paste the matter of the Clipboard into the current page (or) App.

Command+Z –>> Undo earlier command. Then you can press Command+Shift+Z to Redo. In some App’s, you can undo & redo multiple commands.

Command+A –>> Select All the items.

Command+F –>> Find: Open a Find window (or) find the items in a document.

Command+G –>> Find Again: Find the next occurrence of the item previously found. To find the earlier occurrence, press Command-Shift-G.

Command+H –>> Hide the windows of the open app. To view the current app but hide all other app’s, press Command+Option+H.

Command+M –>> Minimize the opened window to the Dock. To minimize all windows of the current app, click on Command+Option+M.

Command+N –>> 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 File (or) Document.

Command+S –>> Save the current File (or) Document.

Command+W –>> Close the current window. To close all windows of the app, press Command+Option+W.

Command+Q –>> Quit the current App.

Option+Command+Esc –>> Choose an app to force quit. (or) press Command+Shift+Option+Esc and hold for 3 second’s to force just the current app to quit.

Space bar Quick Look –>> Quick Look to preview the selected item.

Command+Tab  Switch app’s –>> Switch to next most recently used app along with your open app’s.

Shift-Command+Tilde (~) –>> Switch between windows: Switch to the next recently used window of the front application.

Shift-Command-3 –>> Screenshot: Take a screenshot of the screen.

Command-Comma (,) Preferences –>>  Open preferences for the open app.

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“Sleep, shut down & Log-out” Macbook Shortcut Keys:

Things you can do with Power button:

  1. Tap to turn on your Mac (or) wake your Mac from sleep.
  2. Hold for 1.5 second’s while your Macbook is awake to display a dialog box asking if you want to Restart, Sleep (or) shut down. If you do not want to wait for 1.5 second’s, then press Control + Power button (or) Control + Media Eject.
  3. Hold for 5 second’s to turn off your Mac forcefully.
  4. Control + Command + Power button –>> Force your Mac to restart.
  5. Control + Shift + (Power button or Media Eject)  –>> Put your displays to sleep.
  6. Control + Command–Media Eject –>> Quit all app’s, then restart your Mac. If any open documents have unsaved changes, you’ll be asked whether you want to save them.
  7. Control + Option + Command + (Power button or Media Eject) –>> Quit all app’s, then shut down your Mac. If any open documents have unsaved changes, you’ll be asked whether you want to save them.
  8. Shift+Command+Q –>> Log out of your mac OS user account. You’ll be asked to confirm.
  9. Option+Shift+Command+Q –>> Log out of your mac OS user account immediately, without being asked to confirm.

Macbook Shortcut Keys for Documents:

Control +

A –>> Move to the beginning of the line or paragraph.

B –>> Boldface the selected text (or) turn boldfacing on or off.

D –>> Select the Desktop folder from within an Open dialog (or) Save dialog.

E –>> Move to the end of a line or paragraph.

I –>> Italicize the selected text, (or) turn italics on (or) off.

U –>> Underline to the selected text, (or) turn underline on (or) off.

T –>> Show (or) hide the Fonts window.

K –>> Delete the text between the insertion point & the end of the line (or) paragraph.

F –>> Move one character forward.

L –>> Center the cursor or selection in the visible area.

P –>> Move up one line.

N –>> Move down one line.

O –>> Insert a new line after the insertion point.

T –>> Swap the character behind insertion point with character in front of the insertion point.

H –>> Delete the character to the left of the insertion point (or) use Delete.

Shift-Command+Colon (:) –>> Display the Spelling & Grammar window.

Command+Semicolon (;) –>> Find misspelled words in the document.

Option+Delete –>> Delete the word on left of the insertion point.

Command+Delete –>> Select Delete (or) Do not Save in a dialog box that contains a Delete (or) Do not Save button.

Fn+Up Arrow –>> Scroll up one page.

Fn+Down Arrow –>> Scroll down one page.

Fn+Left Arrow Home –>> Scroll to the starting of the document.

Fn+Right Arrow End –>> Scroll to the end of the document.

Command+Up Arrow –>> Move insertion point to the starting of the document.

Command+Down Arrow –>> Move insertion point to the end of a document.

Command+Left Arrow –>> Move insertion point to the beginning of a current line.

Command+Right Arrow –>> Move insertion point to end of the current line.

Option+Left Arrow –>> Move insertion point to the beginning of the earlier word.

Option+Right Arrow –>> Move insertion point to the end of the next word.

Shift+Command+Up Arrow –>> Select the text between insertion point & beginning of the document.

Shift+Command+Down Arrow –>> Select the text between insertion point & end of the document.

Shift+Command+Left Arrow –>> Select the text between insertion point & beginning of the current line.

Shift+Command+Right Arrow –>> Select the text between the insertion point & the end of the current line.

Shift+Up Arrow –>> Extend the text selection to the nearest word at the same horizontal area on the line above.

Shift+Down Arrow –>> Extend the text selection to the nearest character at the same horizontal area on the line below.

Shift+Left Arrow –>> Extend the text selection one character to the left side.

Shift+Right Arrow –>> Extend the text selection one character to the right side.

Command+Left Curly Bracket ({) –>> Left align.

Command+Right Curly Bracket (}) –>> Right align.

Option+Command+F –>> Go to the search field.

Option+Command+T –>> Show (or) hide a toolbar in app.

Option+Command+C –>> Copy the formatting settings of the selected item into Clipboard.

Option+Command+V –>> Apply copied style to the selected item.

Option+Shift+Command+V –>> Apply style of the near by content to the item pasted within that same content.

Option+Command+I –>> Show (or) hide inspector window.

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P –>>  Display a window for selecting document settings.

S –>>  Display the Save as dialog box (or) duplicate the current document.

Minus sign (-) –>> Reduce the size of a selected item.

Plus sign (+) –>> Increase the size of a selected item. Command+Equal sign (=) also performs the same function.

Question mark (?) –>> Open the Help menu.

Macbook Shortcut Keys for Finder Shortcuts:

Command+D –>> Duplicates the selected files

Command+E –>> Ejects the selected disk or volume

Command+F –>> Starts a Spotlight search in the Finder window.

Command+I –>> Shows the Get Info window for a selected file.

Shift-Command+C –>> Opens the Computer window.

Shift-Command+F –>> Opens All My Files in a window.

Shift-Command+G –>> Opens a “Go to Folder” window.

Shift-Command+H –>> Opens a Home folder of the current mac OS user account.

Shift-Command+I –>> Opens iCloud Drive.

Shift-Command+K –>> Opens the Network window.

Option-Command+L –>> Opens the Downloads folder.

Shift-Command+O –>> Opens the Documents folder.

Shift-Command+R –>> Opens the Air Drop window.

Shift-Command+T –>> Adds selected Finder item to the Dock (OS X Mountain Lion (or) earlier)

Control+Shift+Command+T –>> Adds selected Finder item to the Dock (OS X Mavericks (or) later)

Shift+Command+U –>> Opens the Utilities folder.

Option+Command+D –>> Shows (or) hides the Dock. This often works even when you are not in Finder.

Control+Command+T –>> Adds the selected item to the sidebar (OS X Mavericks (or) later).

Option+Command+P –>> Hides (or) shows the path bar in Finder windows.

Option+Command+S –>> Hides (or) shows the Sidebar in Finder windows.

Command+Slash (/) –>> Hides (or) shows the status bar in Finder windows.

Command+K –>> Opens the Connect to Server window.

Command+L –>> Makes an alias of the selected item.

Command+N –>> Opens a new Finder window.

Shift-Command+N –>> Creates a new folder.

Option-Command+N –>> Creates a new Smart Folder.

Command+R –>> Shows the original file for the selected alias.

Option+Command+T –>> Show (or) hide toolbar when a single tab is open in the present Finder window.

Option+Command+V –>> Move the copied files in the Clipboard from their location to the current location.

Option+Command+Y –>> View a Quick Look slideshow of the selected items.

Command+Y –>> Quick Look to preview the selected files.

Command+1 –>> View the items in the Finder window as icons.

Command+2 –>> See the items in a Finder window as a list.

Command+3 –>> View the items in a Finder window in columns.

Command+4 –>> See the items in a Finder with Cover Flow.

Command+Left Bracket ([) –>> Go to the earlier folder.

Command+Right Bracket (]) –>> Go to the next folder.

Command+Control+Up Arrow –>> Open the folder that has the present folder in a new window.

Command+Down Arrow –>> Opens the selected one.

Command+Mission Control –>> Show the desktop. This works even when you are not in the Finder.

Command+Brightness Up –>> Turn Target Display Mode on, off.

Command+Brightness Down –>> Turn display mirroring on, off when your Mac is connected more than one.

Option+double+click –>> Open a folder in a separate window & closes the present window.

Command+Delete –>> Moves the selected item into the Trash.

Shift+Command+Delete –>> Empty the Trash Bin.

Option+Shift+Command+Delete –>> Empty the Trash without confirming the dialog box.

Command+Y –>> Use Quick Look to preview the files.

Option+Brightness Up –>> Opens Displays preferences. This works with either Brightness key.

Option+Mission Control –>> Opens the Preferences for Mission Control .

Option+Volume Up –>> Opens Sound preferences. This works with any of the volume keys

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