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.
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.
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!