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Typical Apple Mac Keyboard
The Mac doesn't have quite so many keyboard shortcuts as Windows, but there are still quite a few. Take, say, 3 a day. Use them and learn them and remember them. Doing so will save you tons of time.
Full Keyboard Symbol List: ⌘ is command ⌥ is option ⌃ is control ⇧ is shift ⇪ is caps lock ← is left arrow → is right arrow ↑ is up arrow ↓ is down arrow ⇥ is tab ⇤ is backtab ↩ is return ⌤ is enter ⌫ is delete ⌦ is forward delete ⇞ is page up ⇟ is page down ↖ is home ↘ is end ⌧ is clear ␣ is space ⎋ is escape ⏏ is eject
For years I’ve collected these keystrokes. I hope they help you become the power user that lies within. I have tested them on macOS Sierra, but most should work on older versions of Mac OS X (such as El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks).
|Symbol||Key on Keyboard|
|Command (or Cmd)
Like the Control key on Windows/PC. Formerly known as the Apple key.
|Option (like Alt on Windows/PC)|
|Control (Control-click = Right-click)|
|Enter (on Number Pad, or fn-Return on compact keyboards)|
|Page Up (fn-Up Arrow on compact keyboards)|
|Page Down (fn-Down Arrow on compact keyboards)|
|Home (fn-Left Arrow on compact keyboards)|
|End (fn-Right Arrow on compact keyboards)|
|Delete Left (like Backspace on Windows/PC)|
|Delete Right (fn-Delete on compact keyboards. Also called Forward Delete)|