Tips and Tricks — February

This month’s edition is a special edition — all the Mac lovers out there, tune in! Here are a few keyboard shortcuts for Mac-ists:

1. Command-A Select All Items
2. Command-C Copy Selected Items
3. Command-D Duplicate Selected Items
4. Command-F Search with Spotlight
5. Command-G Find Next Matched Search
6. Command-H Hide Window
7. Command-I Open Get Info (Property) Pane
8. Command-J Show View Options
9. Command-K Connect to Server
10. Command-L Make Alias of Selected Items
11. Command-M Minimize Window
12. Command-N Open New Window
13. Command-O Open Selected Items
14. Command-T Copy Items to Sidebar
15. Command-V Paste Items
16. Command-W Close Finder Window
17. Command-Z Undo Action
18. Command-1 View as Icons
19. Command-2 View as Lists
20. Command-3 View as Columns
21. Command-4 View as Coverflow
22. Command-Shift-A Go to Application Folder
23. Command-Shift-B Open Bluetooth
24. Command-Shift-C Go to My Computer
25. Command-Shift-G Open Address Bar
26. Command-Shift-H Go to Home Folder
27. Command-Shift-I Connect to iDisk
28. Command-Shift-J Open Journler (If Any)
29. Command-Shift-K Go to Network Folder
30. Command-Shift-L Go to Safari
31. Command-Shift-N Create New Folder
32. Command-Shift-Q Log Out
33. Command-Shift-U Go to Utility Folder
34. Command-Shift-Y Attach to Stickies
35. Command-Option-D Hide the Dock
36. Command-Option-M Minimize All Windows
37. Command-Option-O Open File and Close Finder
38. Command-Option-T Hide Toolbar
39. Command-Option-W Close All Windows
40. Command-R Show Original (From Alias)


Now, these may seem pretty familiar, and for good reason! Most of these commands are similar to Windows commands, but the “Command” button replaces Window’s “Ctrl” button.

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