We would like to share with you a useful list for Apple’s Mac users, it’s a macOS Sierra keyboard Shortcuts list. As per my knowledge, the list is comprehensive for MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Retina display, iMac and MacMini users. Generally, there are many keys on the Mac keyboard but at a glance, you cannot justify that the how to works Keys shortcut. So that, you should know everything about Mac keyboard Shortcuts. On Apple keyboard there are many modifier keys that works as shortcut directions like copy items, pest items, close and open app and more and more.
Generally, you have to press and hold on modifier key while you want to use Mac Keyboard Shortcuts on your Apple Mac. As usual keyboard, there is an useful shortcut functions keys (F1, F2, F3, or other standard function keys) on first raw of the Apple’s Mac keyboard. These keys you can use as a shortcut options. Furthermore, you can also see icon keys like brightness, volume up/ volume down/ print etc. So these all are shortcut keys of Mac.
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Mac’s Modifier keys –
- Command ⌘
- Shift ⇧
- Option ⌥
- Control ⌃
- Caps Lock ⇪
Do you know how to use MacOS Sierra Keyboard Shortcuts?
First of all Hold and Press one or more than one Modifier keys while you pressing the last key of the shortcut.
Special Note – for Mac users who uses Mac with Windows/ PC keyboard.
Keep remember :
Press Alt key instead of Option
The Window logo key instead of Command
In addition, Every apps can have its own shortcut so that to learn more shortcuts, you should head the App menus of the App that you’re using. Because shortcut works on one app may not work in another Mac Application.
So above was the fundamental overview of the MacOS Sierra Keyboard Shortcuts list and about the which key when to use for Window keyboard users with Apple MacMini. Now we will look a clear list of Commands that you can use for daily computer task and Mac apps wise.
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To make copy, pest and Cut you can use keyboard shortcuts respectively –
Command-X – Cut: Remove the selected item and copy it to the Clipboard.
Command-C – Copy the selected item to the Clipboard. This also works for files in the Finder.
Command-V – Paste the contents of the Clipboard into the current document or app. This also works for files in the Finder.
Command-Z – Undo the previous command. You can then press Command-Shift-Z to Redo, reversing the undo command. In some apps, you can undo and redo multiple commands.
Command-A – Select All items.
Command-F – Find: Open a Find window, or find items in a document.
Command-G – Find Again: Find the next occurrence of the item previously found. To find the previous occurrence, press Command-Shift-G.
Simply Quite: Command + Q
Force Quite or Close front app, finder, Document and more from Screen, Shift + Command + Option + Esc for 2 to 3 seconds until disappeared from screen. This keys work like Alt + F4 on windows. Close all opened windows one by one.
Minimize all front windows: Command + M, For All Window: Command + Option + M
Open Preference for Open app on screen: Command + ,
Delete character from left end of the line: Control + H
Restore all keyboard settings on Mac to Default
If you are conflicting with custom shortcut already set in your Keyboard settings, Then change or reset custom keyboard keys, Go to the Apple menu > System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Restore Default.
Get more macOS Sierra keyboard shortcuts like Document shortcuts, Sleep, logout, and shut down shortcuts, Finder Shortcuts and other shortcuts from Here.