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mac_shortcuts: |-
Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts
By Matthew Elton
Shortcuts to use during system startup:
X = Force your Mac to startup
Option-Command-Shift-Delete = Boot from a secondary drive, such as CD or floppy.
C = Boot from CD
N = Boot from a network server
T = Boot in Firewire target disk mode
Shift = Boot in safe mode
Command-V = Boot in Verbose mode
Command-S = Boot in Single User mode
Shortcuts to use with the Finder window:
Command-W = Close window
Option-Command-W = Close all windows
Command-Right Arrow = Expand folder in list view
Option-Command-Right Arrow = Expand folder and nested subfolders in list view
Command-Left Arrow = Collapse folder in list view
Option-Command-Up Arrow = Open parent folder and close current window
Shortcuts to use with the Apple Menu:
Shift-Command-Q = Log out
Shift-Option-Command-Q = Log out instantly
Shortcuts to use with the Finder Menu:
Shift-Command-Delete = Empty trash
Option-Shift-Command-Delete = Empty trash immediately
Command-H = Hide Finder
Option-Command-H = Hide others
Command-N = New Finder window
Shortcuts to use with the File Menu:
Shift-Command-N = New Folder
Command-O = Open
Command-S = Save
Shift-Command-S = Save As
Command-P = Print
Command-W = Close Window
Option-Command-W = Close All Windows
Command-I = Get Info
Option-Command-I = Show Attributes Inspector
Command-D = Duplicate
Command-L = Make Alias
Command-R = Show original
Command-Delete = Move to trash
Command-E = Eject
Command-F = Find
Command-Z = Undo
Command-X = Cut
Command-C = Copy
Command-V = Paste
Command-A = Select All
Shortcuts to use with the View Menu:
Command-1 = Icon View
Command-2 = List View
Command-3 = Column View
Command-B = Hide Toolbar
Command-J = View Options
Shortcuts to use with the Go Menu:
Command-[ = Back
Command-] = Forward
Shift-Command-C = Computer
Shift-Command-I = iDisk
Shift-Command-A = Applications
Shift-Command-F = Favorites
Shift-Command-G = Goto Folder
Command-K = Connect to server
Command-M = Minimize
Option-Command-M = Minimize all windows
Shortcuts to use with the Help Menu:
Command-? = Help
Shortcuts to use for Universal Access:
Option-Command-* = Turn zoom on
Option-Command-+ = Zoom in
Option-Command-- = Zoom out
Control-Option-Command-* = White on black
Shortcuts to use with Full Keyboard Access
Control-F1 = Turn on Full Keyboard Access
Control-F2 = Highlight Menu
Control-F3 = Highlight Dock
Control-F4 = Highlight window
Control-F5 = Highlight toolbar
Control-F6 = Highlight utility window (palette)
Shortcuts to use when MouseKeys is enabled from the Universal Access Menu:
8 = move mouse pointer up
2 = move mouse pointer down
4 = move mouse pointer left
6 = move mouse pointer right
1 = move mouse pointer towards bottom left corner of the screen
3 = move mouse pointer towards bottom right corner of the screen
7 = move mouse pointer towards top left corner of the screen
9 = move mouse pointer towards top right corner of the screen
5 = click and release
0 = click and hold
. = release
Shortcuts to use anytime:
Option-Command-D = Toggle Dock
Command-Tab = Switch windows
Tab = highlight next item
Command-Up Arrow = Move up one folder
Command-Down Arrow = Move down one folder
Page Up or Control-Up Arrow = Move up one page
Page Down or Control-Down Arrow = Move down one page
Option-Drag = Copy to new location
Option-Command-Drag = Make alias in new location
Command-Drag = Move to new location
Shift-Command-C = Show color palette
Command-T = Show font palette
Command-Shift-3 = Take a screenshot of the entire screen
Command-Shift-4 = Take a screenshot of whatever is selected
Command-Shift-4, then Spacebar = Take a screenshot of the selected window
Option-Command-esc = Force Quit
Control-Eject = Restart, Sleep, or Shutdown
Control-Command-Eject = Quit all programs and restart
Option-Command-Eject = Sleep
Option-Command-Power = Sleep
Command-` = Cycle through windows in application or finder
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