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Useful Key Commands

... for the Mac environment.

⇧ = Shift
⌘ = Command
^ = Option

Command Operation The Long Way
⌘A Select all Edit → Select All
⌘C Copy Edit → Copy
⌘X Cut Edit → Cut
⌘V Paste Edit → Paste
⌘Z Undo Edit → Undo
⌘Y or
⌘⇧Z
Redo Edit → Redo
⌘F Find Edit → Find
⌘O Open File → Open
⌘N New ... File → New ...
⌘⇧N Create New ... File → Create New ...
⌘S Save File → Save
⌘P Print File → Print
⌘Q Quit Application → Quit
⌘space Spotlight Navigate your mouse to the magnifying glass in the top right-hand corner of your screen.
⌘tab Flip between open applications ?
⌘delete Delete selected item File → Move to Trash
^← Move cursor left one word ?
^→ Move cursor right one word ?
⌘→ Jump to the end of the current line ?
⌘← Jump to the beginning of the current line ?
⇧⌘← Select the full line from here to its start ?
⇧⌘→ Select the full line from here to its end ?
⇧⌘↑ Select all content from here up ?
⇧⌘↓ Select all content from here down ?

Key Commands for Chrome

The following commands are specific to Chrome (though many of them also translate to other browsers).

Command Operation The Long Way
⌘^C Open the Developer's tools (Specific to Safari but also works in Chrome) View → Developer → Developer Tools
⌘R Reload / Refresh webpage View → Reload
⌘+ Zoom in View → Zoom In
⌘– Zoom out View → Zoom Out
⌘0 View at actual size View → Actual Size
⌘^U View page source View → Developer → View Source