15 Life-Saving MacOs Keyboard Combinations That Few People Know About

September 25, 2018 14:13

You have bought a MacBook but had no time to learn its main functions and peculiarities? In this case, let us introduce a brief instruction to help you to deal with the hotkeys – most convenient way to work around macOS. If you learn to use them properly and timely, be sure, it will save you a lot of extra time. While reviewing these key combinations, open your laptop and follow our pictures. We recommend finding the necessary combination to test it right away. Get ready, as today we have 15 hotkeys combinations for you to master!

1. Take a screenshot

Press Command + Shift + 3.

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2. Take a screenshot of the window

Press Command + Shift + 4; hit the spacebar, then select the window with a mouse or a touchpad.

3. Take a screenshot of an area

Press Command + Shift + 4 and select the area.

4. Cut, copy, paste, undo

Press Command + Z to undo; Command + X for cutting (only with text); Command + C for copying; Command + V for pasting.

5. Find the word in the text

Press Command + F.

6. Enable Preview

Press Command + Y or Spacebar.

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7. Disconnect, reboot, or enter sleep mode

Press Control + Power button; select an action after that.

8. Select all

Press Command + A.

9. Go to the beginning or the end of a page

Press Command + Up arrow to go to the beginning; Command + Down arrow to the end.

10. Hide all windows except the one that's already open

Press Command + Options + H.

11. Minimize the open window

Press Command + M.

12. Close the window currently open

Press Command + W.

13. Close multiple open program windows

Press Command + Options + W.

14. Open a new tab

Press Command + T.

15. Open help search

Press Command + Shift +?.

Now you have these life-saving combinations that will make your work faster and more convenient. Learn to use the hotkeys, because they are the easiest way to make you feel comfortable with your favorite MacBook!

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