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When you press:

Command-option-esc

You:

Force quit

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When you press:

Command-option-eject

You:

Sleep now

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command-shift-Q

log out

4

command-shift-option-Q

log out without confirmation

5

command-control-eject

restart

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control-shift-eject

sleep displays

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command-option-control-eject

shut down

8

command-tab

cycle between open applications

9

command-`

*after* having pressed command-tab, it will cycle between open applications in reverse

10

command-shift-tab

cycle between open applications in reverse direction

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command-`

cycle between open windows in the selected application

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command-shift-`

cycle between open windows in the selected application in reverse direction

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control-F4

cycle between open windows in all applications

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control-shift-F4

cycle between open windows in all applications in reverse direction

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F8

Spaces (Leopard only)

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F9

Expos� for all windows (Panther and newer)

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F10

Expos� for all windows in selected application

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F11

Expos� to reveal desktop

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F12

Dashboard (Tiger and newer)

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control-#

Jump to a space (10.5+)

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control-arrow

Cycle through spaces (10.5+)

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control-F2

activate keyboard control of the menu bar

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control-F3

activate keyboard control of the Dock

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control-F8

activate keyboard control of the Menu Extras (right side of menu bar)

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command-space

activate Spotlight (Tiger) or switch between keyboard layouts (pre-Tiger systems)

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command-option-control-,

decrease the screen contrast

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command-option-control-.

increase the screen contrast

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command-option-8

turn screen zooming on or off

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command-option-=

zoom in (if screen zooming is on)

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command-option--

zoom out

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command-option-control-8

invert the screen colors

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command-delete

send file to trash

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command-space

open a Spotlight search

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command-option-space

open a Spotlight search in a finder "Find" window

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spacebar

when dragging file onto folder it will spring open without the usual delay

36

shift-volume

Change volume without sound effect

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option-shift-volume

Fine-grained volume control (10.5+ ?)

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option-volume

Sound Preference Pane

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option-brightness

Display Preference Pane

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command-decrease-brightness

Change display mode (only on revised fn keyboard layout on Alu. keyboards, newer MBP/MBs?)

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enter

choose blue button in dialogue box (usually "enter" or "accept")

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spacebar

simulate a mouse click on focused object (i.e., the button or control that has a blue halo around it)

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command-shift-?

Search application help. As of 10.5, this also FAYT searches available menu items. It also activates the menu bar as keyboard navigable if the search string is empty.

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command-d

don't save

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command-,

preferences

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command-?

help

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command-:

spelling

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command-;

check spelling

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command-A

select all

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command-C

copy

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command-shift-C

show colors

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command-F

find

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command-G

find next

54

command-H

hide

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command-option-H

hide others

56

command-M

minimize

57

command-N

new

58

command-O

open

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command-P

print

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command-Q

quit

61

command-S

save

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command-T

show fonts

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command-V

paste

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command-W

close

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command-X

cut

66

command-Z

undo

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How does control-A manipulate text?

move to start of current paragraph

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How does control-B manipulate text?

move left one character

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How does control-D manipulate text?

forwards delete

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How does control-E manipulate text?

move to end of current paragraph

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How does control-F manipulate text?

move right one character

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How does control-H manipulate text?

delete

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How does control-K manipulate text?

delete remainder of current paragraph

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How does control-N manipulate text?

move down one line

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How does control-O manipulate text?

insert new line after cursor

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How does control-P manipulate text?

move up one line

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How does control-T manipulate text?

transpose (swap) two surrounding character

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How does control-V manipulate text?

move to end, then left one character

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How does control-Y manipulate text?

paste text previously deleted with control-K

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Hold down C to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

boot from CD or DVD

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Hold down T to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

start up in FireWire target mode (the Mac temporarily becomes a very expensive external FireWire drive)

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Hold down X to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

force boot into Mac OS X (older Macs that dual-boot into OS 9 and X)

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Hold down N to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

start from Network drive

84

Hold down shift to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

boot into safe mode

85

Hold down the mouse button to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

eject CD before booting normally

86

Hold down command-S to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

boot into single user mode; type exit when done

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Hold down command-option-O-F to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

boot into the Open Firmware prompt

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Hold down command-option-P-R to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

reset PRAM

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Hold down command-option-V to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

verbose boot; show the Unixy text goodness at boot time

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Hold down command-option-shift-delete to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

bypass internal harddrive on boot

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Hold down option to cause a Mac to perform what at startup time.

choose startup disk at boot time

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