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Keyboard shortcuts using a PC keyboard on a Mac Keyboard Shortcuts by

INTROD­UCTION

CONTROL
COMMAND
ALT
OPTION
Window­s/Start
Apple/­COMMAND
BACKSPACE
DELETE
DELETE
DEL
SHIFT
SHIFT
ENTER
RETURN

System Shortcuts

Backward delete
BACKSPACE
DELETE
Capture whole screen to Clipboard
PRINT SCREEN
COMMAN­D+C­ONT­ROL­+SH­IFT+3
Capture front most window
ALT+PRINT SCREEN
COMMAN­D+S­HIFT+3
Close active window
CONTROL+W
COMMAND+W
Copy a file/f­older
CONTROL+ drag icon
OPTION+ drag icon
Copy to Clipboard
CONTROL+C
COMMAND+C
Create an alias or shortcut
Mouse right-­click, then select Create Shortcut
Select item, then COMMAND+L
Delete to Clipboard
CONTROL+X
COMMAND+X
Exit a dialog box without changes
ESC
ESC
Find/S­earch
CONTROL+F
COMMAND+F
Force exit from unresp­onsive applic­ation
CONTRO­L+A­LT+­DELETE
COMMAN­D+O­PTI­ON+ESC
Forward delete
DELETE
DEL (Mac notebooks: Function (fn)+D­ELETE)
View item inform­ation or properties
ALT+ENTER
COMMAND+I
Log off Current User
Windows logo key +L
COMMAN­D+S­HIFT+Q
Maximize window
CONTRO­L+F10
CONTRO­L+F3, then UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW to select minimized windows on Dock, then ENTER
Minimize windows
Windows logo key +M
COMMAND+M
New folder
CONTROL+N
COMMAN­D+S­HIFT+N
Open file
CONTROL+O
COMMAND+O
Paste Clipboard content
CONTROL+V
COMMAND+V
Print
CONTROL+P
COMMAND+P
Exit/quit program
ALT+F4
COMMAND+Q
Rename file/f­older
Select item, then F2
Select item, then ENTER
Save file
CONTROL+S
COMMAND+S
Select all items
CONTROL+A
COMMAND+A
Select more than one item in a list
CONTROL, then click each item
COMMAND, then click each item
Send items to Recycle Bin/Trash
Select items, then DELETE
Select items, then COMMAN­D+D­ELETE
Send/r­eceive e-mail
CONTROL+K
COMMAND+K
Shut down
Windows logo key +U+U
COMMAN­D+O­PTI­ON+­CON­TRO­L+Eject key
Switch to next window
CONTROL+F6
COMMAND+~
Switch to previous window
CONTRO­L+S­HIFT+F6
COMMAN­D+S­HIFT+~
Toggle through open applic­ations
ALT+TAB
COMMAN­D+TAB
Type special characters
ALT+ character key
OPTION+ character key
Undo
CONTROL+Z
COMMAND+Z
Capture selection to Clipboard
 
COMMAN­D+C­ONT­ROL­+SH­IFT+4

Microsoft Office / iWork

All Caps
CONTRO­L+S­HIFT+A
COMMAN­D+S­HIFT+A
Bold
CONTROL+B
COMMAND+B
Extend selection word left
CONTRO­L+S­HIF­T+LEFT ARROW
OPTION­+SH­IFT­+LEFT ARROW
Extend selection word right
CONTRO­L+S­HIF­T+RIGHT ARROW
OPTION­+SH­IFT­+RIGHT ARROW
Font menu
CONTROL+D
COMMAND+D (Office) or COMMAND+T (iWork)
Italic
CONTROL+I
COMMAND+I
Move to beginning of current or previous word
CONTRO­L+LEFT ARROW
OPTION­+LEFT ARROW
Move to end of current or next word
CONTRO­L+RIGHT ARROW
OPTION­+RIGHT ARROW
Move to beginning of current line
CONTRO­L+HOME
OPTION­+HOME or CONTROL+A
Move to end of current line
CONTRO­L+END
OPTION+END or CONTROL+E
New document, new e-mail message, and so on
CONTROL+N
COMMAND+N
Underline
CONTROL+U
COMMAND+U
                   
 

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