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OS X Top Keyboard Shortcuts Keyboard Shortcuts (DRAFT) by

Most important standard shortcuts, OS X 10.6+

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Emergency

Option(⌥) + ⌘ + esc
Force Quit
Hold down for 10 seconds
Force Shut Down
[RESTART], then
⌘ +⌥ + P + R
Reset NVRAM/PRAM
[SHUT DOWN], then
Left-side (shift + ⌘ + ⌥) +
Reset SMC (must press again after to turn on computer)

Common System­-Wide Shortcuts

⌘ + N
New file (or new window)
⌘ + O
Open file
⌘ + F
Find
⌘ + Q
Quit applic­ation
⌘ + C
Copy
⌘ + V
Paste
⌘ + P
Print
⌘ + S
Save
⌘ + A
Select All
⌘ + Z
Undo
Shift(⇧) + ⌘ + Z
Redo
⌘ + X
Cut
 

Preview / Image Editor Shortcuts

⌘ + K
Crop Selection

Common Gimp and Inkscape Shortcuts

Control + C
Copy
Control + V
Paste
Control + Z
Undo
Shift + Control + Z
Redo
 

Common Special Characters

Option(⌥) + E + [vowel]
´ (acute accent)
á é í ó ú
Option(⌥) + ` + [vowel]
` (grave accent)
à è ì ò ù
Option(⌥) + U + [vowel]
¨ (umlaut)
ä ë ï ö ü
Option(⌥) + C
ç (circu­mflex)
ç
       

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