Show Menu

AceJump and MacOS Keyboard Shortcuts by


Ctrl + ;
Open AceJump
Ctrl + Alt + ;
Target mode
Ctrl + Shift + ;
Line mode
Hold Shift while typing tag
Select all from cursor to destin­ation


Cmd + Click
Open sidebar item in a new tab or window
Cmd + 1/2/3/4
Switch finder view
Left/Right Arrow
In list view expand­/co­llapse folder
Rename selected file/f­older
Cmd + Arrow down
Open selected file or folder
Cmd + Arrow Up
Go to parent folder
Cmd + ]
Go forward
Cmd + [
Go back
Cmd + Alt + C
Copy file's pathname
Cmd + Drag
Move instead of copying
Cancel drag action
Ctrl + Alt + I
Show inspector
Cmd + Alt + S
Show/Hide Toolbar
Cmd + Alt + T
Show/Hide Toolbar and Sidebar
Quick Look of file
Cmd + F
Find files
Cmd + D
Duplicate selected file
Cmd + Alt + L
Open download folder


Use spotlight and hit Cmd + B
Do a web search

Startup, restart, shutdown and sleep

Cmd + Alt + Eject


Cmd + Brightness down (F1)
Turn display mirroring on/of

App Swticher

Cmd + Tab
Quickly switch between 2 apps

Managing windows and dialogs

Cmd + ~
Switch to next window
Cmd + Shift + ~
Switch to previous window
Cmd + Click on titleb­ar/­window name
See where file/f­older is located
Cmd + Click on titlebar and Drag
Move a window in the background without switching to it


Cmd + Alt + Click
Hide all other applic­ations
Cmd + Click
Reveal a Dock item's location in the finder
Ctrl + Shift (Hold)
Tempor­arily turn magnif­ication on/off
Cmd + M
Minimize current window to dock


Cmd + Shift + 3
Take picture of entire screen
Cmd + Shift + 4
Take picter of selected area
-- Above: Hold Spacebar
Move selected area
-- Above: Hold Shift
Change size only in one direction
-- Above: Hold Alt
Center­-based resizing
-- Above: Press spacebar -> Click on object
Take picture of specifing window­/object
-- All above: Hold Ctrl
Copy screenshot to clipboard

Help Us Go Positive!

We offset our carbon usage with Ecologi. Click the link below to help us!

We offset our carbon footprint via Ecologi


No comments yet. Add yours below!

Add a Comment

Your Comment

Please enter your name.

    Please enter your email address

      Please enter your Comment.

          Related Cheat Sheets

          Basic Bash Keyboard Shortcuts

          More Cheat Sheets by deftcode