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137 macOS Sierra Shortcuts for Apple

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Most used macOS Sierra Shortcuts

Action macOS Sierra Shortcuts
Copy the selected item Command + C
Paste the contents of the Clipboard Command + V
Cut the selected item Command + X
Undo Command + Z
Select All Command + A
Find items Command + F
Find the next occurrence of the item Command + G
Hide the windows of the front app Command + H
Minimize the front window to the Dock Command + M
Open a new document or window Command + N
Open the selected item Command + O
Print the current document Command + P
Save the current document Command + S
Close the front window Command + W
Quit the app Command + Q
Force Quit Option + Command + Esc
Spotlight Command + Spacebar
Quick Look at the selected item Spacebar
Switch apps Command + Tab
Switch windows Shift + Command + ~
Screenshot Shift + Command + 3
Preferences Command + ,

Finder Shortcuts

Action macOS Sierra Shortcuts
Duplicate the selected files Command + D
Eject the selected disk or volume Command + E
Start a Spotlight search in the Finder window Command + F
Show the Get Info window for a selected file Command + I
Open the Computer window Shift + Command + C
Open the desktop folder Shift + Command + D
Open the All My Files window Shift + Command + F
Open a Go to Folder window Shift + Command + G
Open the Home folder Shift + Command + H
Open iCloud Drive Shift + Command + I
Open the Network window Shift + Command + K
Open the Downloads folder Option + Command + L
Open the Documents folder Shift + Command + O
Open the AirDrop window Shift + Command + R
Open the Utility folder Shift + Command + U
Show or hide the Dock Option + Command + D
Hide or show the path bar in Finder windows Option + Command + P
Hide or show the Sidebar in Finder windows Option + Command + S
Hide or show the status bar in Finder windows Command + /
Show View Options Command + J
Open the Connect to Server window Command + K
Make an alias of the selected item Command + L
Open a new Finder window Command + N
Create a new folder Shift + Command + N
Create a new Smart Folder Option + Command + N
Show the original file for the selected alias Command + R
Show or hide the Tab bar Command + T
Show or hide a Finder Tab Shift + Command + T
Show or hide the toolbar Option + Command + T
Move the files Option + Command + V
View a Quick Look slideshow of the selected files Option + Command + Y
Use Quick Look to preview the selected files Command + Y
View the items in the Finder window as icons Command + 1
View the items in a Finder window as a list Command + 2
View the items in a Finder window in columns Command + 3
View the items in a Finder window with Cover Flow Command + 4
Go to the previous folder Command + {
Go to the next folder Command + }
Open the folder that contains the current folder Command + Up Arrow key
Open the folder that contains the current folder in a new window Command + Ctrl + Up Arrow key
Open the selected item Command + Down Arrow key
Open the selected folder Right Arrow key
Close the selected folder Left Arrow key
Move the selected item to the Trash Command + Delete
Empty the Trash Shift + Command + Delete
Empty the Trash without confirmation dialog Option + Shift + Command + Delete
Use Quick Look to preview the files Command + Y

Document Shortcuts

Action macOS Sierra Shortcuts
Bold Command + B
Italicize Command + I
Underline Command + U
Show or hide the Fonts window Command + T
Select the Desktop folder Command + D
Show or hide the definition of the selected word Ctrl + Command + D
Display the Spelling Shift + Command + :
Find misspelled words in the document Command + ;
Delete the word to the left of the insertion point Option + Delete
Delete the character to the left of the insertion point Delete
Delete the character to the right of the insertion point Fn + Delete
Scroll up one page Fn + Up Arrow key
Scroll down one page Fn + Down Arrow key
Scroll to the beginning of a document Fn + Left Arrow key
Scroll to the end of a document Fn + Right Arrow key
Move the insertion point to the beginning of the document Command + Up Arrow key
Move the insertion point to the end of the document Command + Down Arrow key
Move the insertion point to the beginning of the current line Command + Left Arrow key
Move the insertion point to the end of the current line Command + Right Arrow key
Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word Option + Left Arrow key
Move the insertion point to the end of the next word Option + Right Arrow key
Select the text between the insertion point and the beginning of the document Shift + Command + Up Arrow key
Select the text between the insertion point and the end of the document Shift + Command + Down Arrow key
Select the text between the insertion point and the beginning of the current line Shift + Command + Left Arrow key
Select the text between the insertion point and the end of the current line Shift + Command + Right Arrow key
Move to the beginning of the line or paragraph Ctrl + A
Move to the end of a line or paragraph Ctrl + E
Move one character forward Ctrl + F
Move one character backward Ctrl + B
Center the cursor or selection in the visible area Ctrl + L
Move up one line Ctrl + P
Move down one line Ctrl + N
Insert a new line after the insertion point Ctrl + O
Left align Command + {
Right align Command + }
Center align Shift + Command + |
Go to the search field Option + Command + F
Show or hide a toolbar in the app Option + Command + T
Copy the formatting settings Option + Command + C
Apply the copied style to the selected item Option + Command + V
Apply the style of the surrounding content to the item pasted within that content Option + Shift + Command + V
Show or hide the inspector window Option + Command + I
Display a window for selecting document settings Shift + Command + P
Display the Save As dialog, or duplicate the current document Shift + Command + S
Decrease the size of the selected item Shift + Command + –
Increase the size of the selected item Shift + Command + +
Open the Help menu Shift + Command + ?

Sleep, Logout & Shutdown Shortcuts

Action macOS Sierra Shortcuts
Press to turn on your Mac or wake your Mac from sleep Power Button
Force your Mac to restart Ctrl + Command + Power Button
Put your displays to sleep Ctrl + Shift + Power Button
Quit all apps, then restart your Mac Ctrl + Command + Media Eject
Quit all apps, then shut down your Mac Ctrl + Option + Command + Power Button
Log out of your macOS user account Shift + Command + Q
Lock Screen Ctrl + Shift + Power Button

Start-Up & Boot Shortcuts

Action macOS Sierra Shortcuts
Start up in Safe Mode Shift
Start-up to Startup Manager Option
Start up from a bootable CD, DVD, or USB thumb drive C
Start-up to either Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics D
Start-up to either Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics over the Internet Option + D
Start up from a compatible NetBoot server N
Start up from a NetBoot server using the default boot image Option + N
Start up from macOS Recovery Command + R
Start up from macOS Recovery over the Internet Option + Command + R
Reset NVRAM Option + Command + P + R
Start up in single + user mode Command + S
Start up in target disk mode T
Start up in a verbose mode Command + V
Eject removable media, such as an optical disc F12

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