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Mac Cheat Sheet Bundle with Shortcuts, Tips, Commands, and Tricks for macOS

If you spend tons of time on your Mac, either for leisure or work, you’ll want to refer to this article with a collection of free cheat sheets for Mac, covering everything from Calendar to iWork.

Mac Cheat Sheet Bundle with Shortcuts, Tips, Commands, and Tricks for macOS

Mac Cheat Sheet Bundle with Shortcuts, Tips, Commands, and Tricks for macOS

We’ve put together a range of shortcuts, tips, commands, and tricks that can help you get the most from Mac, make you more efficient and effective when using Mac for any purpose. This article contains these cheat sheets:

  • Accessibility Shortcuts
  • Calendar, Reminders, and Notes Shortcuts
  • Finder Shortcuts
  • iWork Shortcuts
  • MacOS Shortcuts
  • Microsoft Office for Mac Shortcuts
  • Music for Mac Shortcuts
  • Safari Shortcuts
  • Spotlight Tips and Tricks
  • Terminal Commands
  • Ulysses Shortcuts

If you want to become a Mac power user, the tips and shortcuts in this article will certainly help you get there!

Table of contents

macOS Keyboard Shorcuts
Keyboard Shortcuts for Quick Navigation through Finder for macOS
macOS Spotlight Tips and Tricks
Keyboard Shortcuts for Calendar, Reminders, and Notes on macOS
macOS Accessibility Shortcuts
Music for macOS Keyboard Shortcuts
macOS Terminal Commands
Keyboard Shortcuts for Safari on macOS
Keyboard Shortcuts for iWork Pages, Numbers, and Keynote
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Office on macOS
Keyboard Shortcuts for Ulysses on macOS

macOS Keyboard Shortcuts

Take a screenshot of the entire screen Shift + Cmd + 3
Take a screenshot of the selected region Shift + Cmd + 4
Take a screenshot of the selected window Shift + Cmd + 4, then Space
Log out Shift + Cmd + Q
Log out instantly Shift + Cmd + Option + Q
Select all Cmd + A
Copy Cmd + C
Find Cmd + F
Hide current window Cmd + H
Minimize current window Cmd + M
Open Cmd + O
Print Cmd + P
Save Cmd + S
Paste (copy) Cmd + V
Close current window Cmd + W
Undo Cmd + Z
Help Cmd + ?
Open Preferences for the current app Cmd + Comma
Open Spotlight search Cmd + Space
Switch to the next open app Cmd + Tab
Switch to the next window in the current app Cmd + Tilde
Hide all other windows Cmd + Option + H
Minimize all windows Cmd + Option + M
Close all windows Cmd + Option + W
Paste (cut) Cmd + Option + V
Force quit Cmd + Option + Esc
Sleep Cmd + Option + Eject
Quit all apps and restart Cmd + Control + Eject
Choose between Sleep, Restart, or Shutdown Control + Eject
Global Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS
Boot to Apple Diagnostics D
Boot from the network server N
Boot in Target Disk Mode T
Boot in Safe Mode Shift
Boot in macOS Recovery Cmd + R
Boot in Single-User Mode Cmd + S
Boot in Verbose Mode Cmd + V
Reset NVRAM or PRAM Cmd + Option + P + R
Boot to Startup Manager and pick other startup disks if available Option
Keyboard Shortcuts for Startup in macOS
Rename selected file or folder Enter
Open preview of the selected file Space
Go to folder Shift + Cmd + G
Create a new folder Shift + Cmd + N
Empty the trash Shift + Cmd + Delete
Empty the trash immediately Shift + Cmd + Option + Delete
Icon View Cmd + 1
List View Cmd + 2
Column View Cmd + 3
Duplicate selected file or folder Cmd + D
Get Info Cmd + I
View options Cmd + J
Open new Finder window Cmd + N
Open new Finder tab Cmd + T
Back Cmd + [
Forward Cmd + ]
Move to trash Cmd + Delete
Move up one folder Cmd + Up
Move down one folder Cmd + Down
Show Attributes Inspector Cmd + Option + I
Keyboard Shortcuts for Finder in macOS

Keyboard Shortcuts for Quick Navigation through Finder for macOS

Open new window Cmd + N
Open new tab Cmd + T
Close active window or tab[1] Cmd + W
Close action window[1] Shift + Cmd + W
Close all windows or tabs except the active tab[1] Option + Cmd + W
Close all windows[1] Option + Shift + Cmd + W
Open selected item(s) Cmd + O
Open selected item(s) and close active window or tab[1] Option + Cmd + O
Create a new folder Shift + Cmd + N
Create a new folder and move the selected item to it Control + Cmd + N
Show Get Info pane for the selected item(s) Cmd + I
Show Inspector pane for the selected item(s) Option + Cmd + I
Open selected file for printing Cmd + P
Rename selected item Enter
Copy selected item(s) to clipboard Cmd + C
Copy pathname of the selected item to the clipboard[2] Option + Cmd + C
Paste item(s) from the clipboard Cmd + V
Move selected item(s) to active location Option + Cmd + V
Undo the last action Cmd + Z
Reverse Undo action Shift + Cmd + Z
Duplicate selected item(s) Cmd + D
Create an alias for the selected item(s) Control + Cmd + A
Locate the original item for selected alias(s) Option + Control + Cmd + A
Open Quick Look preview of selected item(s) Space[3]
Open Quick Look preview of selected item(s) Cmd + Y[3]
Open slideshow or fullscreen Quick Look preview of selected item(s) Option + Cmd + Y[3]
Add sidebar shortcuts for the selected item(s) Control + Cmd + T
Add selected item(s) to Dock Control + Shift + Cmd + T
Move selected item(s) to Trash Cmd + Delete
Delete selected item(s) immediately Option + Cmd + Delete
Empty Trash Shift + Cmd + Delete
Empty Trash immediately without a warning dialog Option + Shift + Cmd + Delete
Eject the selected disk or volume Cmd + E
Open a Finder search window (search bar Is activated automatically) Cmd + F
Open a Finder search window even when Finder is not active Option + Cmd + Space
Switch to Icon view Cmd + 1
Switch to List view Cmd + 2
Switch to Column view Cmd + 3
Switch to Gallery view Cmd + 4
Sort items into Groups[4] Control + Cmd + 0
Sort items by None Control + Option + Cmd + 0
Sort items by Name Control + Option + Cmd + 1
Sort items by Kind Control + Option + Cmd + 2
Sort items by Date Last Opened Control + Option + Cmd + 3
Sort items by Date Added Control + Option + Cmd + 4
Sort items by Modified Control + Option + Cmd + 5
Sort items by Size Control + Option + Cmd + 6
Sort items by Tags Control + Option + Cmd + 7
Clean up items by Name Option + Cmd + 1
Clean up items by Kind Option + Cmd + 2
Clean up items by Date Modified Option + Cmd + 5
Clean up items by Size Option + Cmd + 6
Clean up items by Tags Option + Cmd + 7
Toggle sidebar Option + Cmd + S
Toggle toolbar and sidebar Option + Cmd + T
Toggle tab bar Shift + Cmd + T
Toggle path bar Option + Cmd + P
Toggle Preview sidebar Shift + Cmd + P
Toggle status bar Cmd + /(Forward slash)
Show View options for active folder Cmd + J
Toggle visibility of hidden files Shift + Cmd + .(Period)
Icon View, Gallery View: Select last item Up Arrow
List View: Select the item above
Column View: Select the last item if no item selected, otherwise select the item above
Icon View, Gallery View: Select first item Down Arrow
List View: Select the item below
Column View: Select first item if no item selected, otherwise select item below
Icon View: Select item on the left Left Arrow
List View: Collapse folder
Column View: Select parent folder
Gallery View: Select the last item if no item selected, otherwise select the first item on the left
Icon View: Select item on the right Right Arrow
List View: Expand the folder
Column View: Select child item
Gallery View: Select the first item if no item selected, otherwise select first item on the right
Icon, List, and Gallery View: Cycle through items in the forward direction Tab
Icon, List, and Gallery View: Cycle through items in the backward direction Shift + Tab
Open enclosing (parent) folder Cmd + Up Arrow
Select first item or open selected item(s) Cmd + Down Arrow
Go one step backward [5]Cmd + [
Go one step forward [5]Cmd + ]
Open Recents window Shift + Cmd + F
Open Documents folder Shift + Cmd + O
Open Desktop folder Shift + Cmd + D
Open Downloads folder Option + Cmd + L
Open Home folder of the current user account Shift + Cmd + H
Open Computer window Shift + Cmd + C
Open Airdrop window Shift + Cmd + R
Open Network window Shift + Cmd + K
Open iCloud Drive Shift + Cmd + I
Open Application folder Shift + Cmd + A
Open Utilities folder Shift + Cmd + U
Open dialog to jump to folder using pathname Shift + Cmd + G
Open Connect to Server utility Cmd + K
Open Finder preferences Cmd + ,(Comma)
Minimize active window Cmd + M
Minimize all window Option + Cmd + M
Cycle through (unminimized) windows Cmd + `(Backquote)
Hide Finder Cmd + H
Hide all apps except Finder Option + Cmd + H
Quit Finder Cmd + Q
Open sidebar item in new tab or window Cmd-Click
Add item to or move/remove item from toolbar/sidebar Cmd-Drag Toolbar/Sidebar Item
To toolbar/sidebar: Add a shortcut Cmd-Drag File/Folder
To any location on disk: Move item there
Cancel drag-and-drop action midway Esc
Resize the corresponding column to fit item with the longest name Double-click divider in Column View
Resize all columns to fit items with the longest name in each Option + Double-Click divider in Column View
Resize columns equally Option-Drag divider in Column View
Reveal link to Library folder Option-Click Go Menu
Keyboard Shortcuts for Quick Navigation through Finder in macOS

[1]: When window has multiple tabs
[2]: If multiple items are selected, pathname of first item will be copied.
[3]: If no item selected, preview parent folder with Quick Look.
[4]: Does not work in Gallery View.
[5]: Based on tab/window history.

macOS Spotlight Tips and Tricks

Open Spotlight Cmd + Space
Display results for a search term with the first result highlighted and its preview in the right-hand pane Keyword(s)[1]
Display exact matches “Keywords” or “phrase”
DIsplay App Store as top result “as”[2]
Display Parental Controls as top result “pc”[2]
Open selected item Return (Enter)
Open selected item Double-click result
Select result below Down Arrow
Select result above Up Arrow
Select first item in preview pane Tab[3]
Display Finder location of selected result at bottom of the preview pane Cmd[4]
Autocomplete search keyword using the suggested/selected result Right Arrow
Jump to the first result in the next category Cmd + Down Arrow
Jump to the first result in the previous category Cmd + Up Arrow
Jump to the definition in results Cmd + L
Open result in Finder or relevant app if applicable Cmd + R
Open result in Finder or relevant app if applicable Cmd + Return (Enter)
Open Get Info pane for the result Cmd + I
Lookup search term using default search engine in default browser Cmd + B
Copy item Cmd + C
Copy item Drag result to Finder window or desktop
View all results in Finder Double-click Show all in Finder in result list
Reveal Play button to play result in preview Hover over preview for audio/video result
Reveal scroll bar Two-finder scroll over preview
Move Spotlight to reposition it Drag search box
Clear search box Esc
Clear search box Cmd + Delete
Open Finder search window with search box selected Option + Cmd + Space
Basic Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS Spotlight
Created or sent by Name from:Name
Created or sent by Name by:Name
Created by Name author:Name
Addressed to Name to:Name
With title Title_Name title:Title_Name
With tag Tag_Name tag:TagName
From DD/MM/YY date:DD/MM/YY
Created DD/MM/YY created:DD/MM/YY
Modified DD/MM/YY modified:DD/MM/YY
Comment contains keyword comment:keyword[6]
Apps[7] kind:app
kind:application(s)
Audio kind:audio
Bookmarks kind:bookmark(s)
Calendar events kind:event(s)
Contracts kind:contact(s)
Documents kind:document(s)
Emails kind:email(s)
kind:mail message(s)
Folders kind:folder(s)
Fonts kind:font(s)
Images kind:image(s)
kind:jpg, kind:png
Movies kind:movie(s)
Music kind:music
PDF kind:pdf(s)
Preferences kind:preferences
kind:system
preferences
Presentations kind:presentation(s)
Reminders kind:reminder(s)
Pages documents kind:pages
Number spreadsheets kind:numbers
Keynote presentations kind:keynote
Search using Metadata Attributes[5] in macOS Spotlight
Results with keyword 1 and keyword 2 keyword 1 AND keyword 2
Results with keyword 1 or keyword 2 keyword 1 OR keyword 2
Results with keyword 1 but not keyword 2 keyword 1 NOT keyword 2
Results with keyword 1 but not keyword 2 keyword 1 -keyword 2
Search using Boolean Operators[8] in macOS Spotlight
“time in Sydney” Get time zone information
“weather” for local weather “weather in Mumbai” Get weather information
keyword Look up definitions
“302kelvins in f” Convert temperatures
“52 pounds to kilograms” Convert measurements
“600gbp in usd” Convert currencies
“234/5*6” Get math calculations
“cricket scores” “lakers game” Get real-time sports scores
“sbux” for SBUX or Starbucks Corporation Get stock prices
showtimes or movie times See what’s playing at local theaters
“men in black” Get movie details and showtimes
“WN3536” or “southwest 3536” Track flights
“waka waka” Play songs without opening iTunes[9]
coffee Find local businesses[10]
places to eat
restaurant
salon
Tools/Math in Spotlight macOS
emails i received today
photos from yesterday
files from this week
messages from last week
screenshots i took last month
last year photos
unread emails
pictures i took in june
documents i created in 2019
“spreadsheets from tim”
“presentations from ben”
Search using natural language in macOS Spotlight

[1]: Keyword(s) can be in title of Finder item or within content.
[2]: Speed up search for apps and System Preferences panes by typing in their initials. Works with third-party apps also.
[3]: Works with folders only. Preview pane items can be enclosed files or subfolders.
[4]: Works with local results only.
[5]: Can be used with or without keywords.
[6]: Searches for Finder items with keyword in Comments section of Get Info pane.
[7]: Without this filter, searching for an app name also reveals files recently used in app and matching apps in Mac App Store.
[8]: Can be used with metadata attributes. Eg: kind:document date:25/08/19-31/08/19 NOT 28/08/19
[9]: Hover over relevant track in preview to reveal Play button.
[10]: Look under Maps category for relevant results. Does not work with all emojis.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Calendar, Reminders, and Notes on macOS

Add new event Cmd + N
Add new calendar Option + Cmd + N
Add new calendar group Shift + Cmd + N
Add new calendar subscription Option + Cmd + S
Highlight search box to search for events Cmd + F
Switch to Day view Cmd + 1
Switch to Week view Cmd + 2
Switch to Month view Cmd + 3
Switch to Year view Cmd + 4
Go to next day, week, month, or year Cmd + Right Arrow
Go to previous day, week, month, or year Cmd + Left Arrow
Switch to today’s date Cmd + T
Open popup for switching to specific date Shift + Cmd + T
Increase text size Cmd + +(Plus)
Decrease text size Cmd + -(Minus)
Refresh all calendars Cmd + R
Edit selected event Cmd + E
Close event editor without saving changes Esc (when event is open)
Commit changes to event and close event editor Return (when event is open)
Show Info popup for the selected event Cmd + I
Show Inspector popup for selected event(s)[1] Option + Cmd + I
Select event (if available) in adjacent row/column in relevant direction Arrow Keys
Day/Week View: Move selected event 15 minutes earlier.
Month View: Move the selected event one week earlier.
Control + Option + Up Arrow
Day/Week View: Move selected event 15 minutes later.
Month View: Move the selected event one week later.
Control + Option + Down Arrow
Day/Week View: Move selected event one day later. Control + Option + Right Arrow
Day/Week View: Move selected event one day earlier. Control + Option + Left Arrow
Toggle Availability panel Shift + Cmd + A
Keyboard Shortcuts for Calendar on macOS
Create new reminder Cmd + N
Create new list Shift + Cmd + N
Indent reminder to create subtask[2] Cmd + ]
Outdent reminder[2] Cmd + [
Show all subtasks Cmd + E
Hide all subtasks Shift + Cmd + E
Show Info popup for the selected reminder[3] Cmd + I
Highlight search box to search for reminders Cmd + F
Set/clear flag for selected reminder(s)[2] Shift + Cmd + F
Toggle sidebar Control + Cmd + S
Keyboard Shortcuts for Reminders on macOS
Create new note Cmd + N
Create new folder Shift + Cmd + N
Open dialog for attaching file Shift + Cmd + A
Create link Cmd + K
Highlight search box to search current note Cmd + F
Highlight next search result in current note Cmd + G
Highlight previous search result in current note Shift + Cmd + G
Highlight search box to search all note Option + Cmd + F
Apply Title format Shift + Cmd + T
Apply Heading format Shift + Cmd + H
Apply Subheading format Shift + Cmd + J
Apply Body format Shift + Cmd + B
Apply Monospaced format Shift + Cmd + M
Apply Checklist format Shift + Cmd + L
Mark selected checklist items as checked/unchecked Shift + Cmd + U
Move current list/checklist item up in list Control + Cmd + Up Arrow
Move current list/checklist item down in list Control + Cmd + Down Arrow
Emphasize selected text Cmd + B
Italicize selected text Cmd + I
Underline selected text Cmd + U
Increase size of selected text Cmd + +(Plus)
Decrease size of selected text Cmd + -(Minus)
Align selected text flush left Cmd + Shift + [
Center selected text Cmd + Shift + \
Align selected text flush right Cmd + Shift + ]
Decrease indent level of selected content or line where cursor is placed Cmd + [
Increase indent level of selected content or line where cursor is placed Cmd + ]
Add line break (soft return) to list/checklist item Control + Return
Insert tab character in list item Option + Tab
Copy style of selection Option + Cmd + C
Paste copied style to selection Option + Cmd + V
Show Fonts window Cmd + T
Show Colors window Shift + Cmd + C
Create table Option + Cmd + T
Move cursor to row below[4] Return
Move focus to next cell on right Tab
Move focus to next cell on left Shift + Tab
Select cells one by one in relevant directions current row Shift + Left/Right Arrow
Select cells one by one in relevant directions current column Shift + Up/Down Arrow
Add new paragraph in the current cell Option + Return
Add tab character in the current cell Option + Tab
Add new row above the current row Option + Cmd + Up Arrow
Add new row below the current row Option + Cmd + Down Arrow
Add new column to the right of the current column Option + Cmd + Right Arrow
Add new column to the left of the current column Option + Cmd + Left Arrow
Show main Notes window Cmd + 0
Switch to List view for notes Cmd + 1
Switch to Gallery view for notes Cmd + 2
Switch to Attachment Browser Cmd + 3
Open or switch focus to selected note to begin typing Return (when the note is selected in List view or Gallery view)
Open or switch focus from current note content to previous notes view i.e. List view or Gallery view Cmd + Return
Toggle Folders sidebar Option + Cmd + S
Zoom in on note content Shift + Cmd + .(Period)
Zoom out on note content Shift + Cmd + ,(Comma)
Change note content to the default size Shift + Cmd + 0
Select content of active cell OR Select table if the active cell is empty[5] Cmd + A (when the cursor is in the table)
Keyboard Shortcuts for Notes on macOS
Undo the previous action Cmd + Z
Reverse undo Shift + Cmd + Z
Cut selected item Cmd + X
Copy selected item Cmd + C
Paste cut/copied item Cmd + V
Delete selected item Delete
Select all items Cmd + A
Open Print dialog Cmd + P
Open app preferences Cmd + ,(Comma)
Toggle Full-Screen mode Control + Cmd + F
Minimize window Cmd + M
Minimize all windows of the current app Option + Cmd + M
Close current window[6] Cmd + W
Close all windows of the current app Option + Cmd + W
Hide current app Cmd + H
Hide all apps except the current app Option + Cmd + H
Quit app Cmd + Q
Common Keyboard Shortcuts for Notes on macOS

[1]: Shortcut does not work with multiple events, but if you switch between events when Inspector is active, its contents are updated accordingly.
[2]: Shortcut may not be available if iCloud is not enabled.
[3]: If multiple reminders are selected, the Info popup for the last selected reminder is displayed.
[4]: If the cursor is in the last row, the shortcut adds a new row to the table.
[5]: When the active cell is populated, press shortcut twice to select the table.
[6]: In Reminders and Notes, shortcut quits app after closing window.

macOS Accessibility Shortcuts

Show accessibility options Option + Command + F5
Enable/disable VoiceOver Command + F5
Show VoiceOver utility Control + Option + F8
Enable/disable zoom Option + Command + 8
Zoom in Option + Command + +(Plus)
Zoom out Option + Command + -(Minus)
Invert colors Control + Option + Command + 8
Increase contrast Control + Option + Command + .(Period)
Reduce contrast Control + Option + Command + ,(Comma)
Keyboard shortcuts to control accessibility options in macOS
Switch between navigation controls Control + F7
Next control Tab
Previous control Shift + Tab
Next control when a text field is selected Control + Tab
Move focus to the previous grouping Control + Shift + Tab
Move to the adjacent item Arrow keys
Move to a control adjacent to the text field Control + Arrow keys
Choose menu item Space
Default action Return
Cancel Esc
Focus on previous panel Control + Shift + F6
Status menu Control + F8
Next open window Command + `(Backquote)
Previous window Shift + Command + `(Backquote)
Window drawer Option + Command + `(Backquote)
Use keyboard as a mouse in macOS (must be enabled in System Preferences)
Move between menus Left/right arrow
Move to a menu item Type menu item’s name
Move between menu items in the selected menu Up/down arrow
Open/choose selected menu Return
Control menus in macOS (press Control + F2 first)
Up 8
Down 2
Left 4
Right 6
Diagonally down and left 1
Diagonally down and right 3
Diagonally up and left 7
Diagonally up and right 9
Press mouse button 5
Hold mouse button 0
Release mouse button Period
Mouse keys in macOS (must be enabled in Accessibility Shortcuts)

Music for macOS Keyboard Shortcuts

Open preferences Command + ,(Comma)
Quit the app Command + Q
Eject Command + E
Open help Command + ?
Open a different music library Option + Command(while opening Music)
Refresh Command + R
General keyboard shortcuts in Music for macOS
Play from beginning Return
Play/pause Space
Track forward or back Option + Command + Right/left arrow
Stop Command + Full stop
Play the next/previous song Right/left arrow
Play the next/previous album Option + Right/left arrow
Display currently playing Command + L
Display the Playing Next list Option + Command + U
Increase volume Command + Up arrow
Decrease volume Command + Down arrow
Open the equaliser Option + Command + E
Go to the next or last chapter Shift + Command + Right/left arrow
Stream an audio file from a URL Command + U
Playing keyboard shortcuts in Music for macOS
Create a new playlist
Create a playlist from a selection of songs
Crease a new Smart Playlist
Start Genius Shuffle
Delete the selected playlist
Delete the selected playlist, and its songs, from your library
Delete the selected song from your library and all playlists
Playlist keyboard shortcuts in Music for macOS
Search in the iTunes Store Type in the search field and press Option + Return
Next or previous page Command + Right/left bracket
Reload Command + R
iTunes Store keyboard shortcuts in Music for macOS
Import a file to your library Command + O
Show where a song file is located Shift + Command + R
Select the search field Command + F
Undo your last input when editing Command + Z
Cut information or artwork Command + X
Copy information or artwork Command + C
Paste information or artwork Command + V
Select all the songs in the list Command + A
Show or hide the column browser Command + B
Deselect all the songs in the list Shift + Command + A
Select or deselect all the songs in a list Command + click the tickbox
Manage library keyboard shortcuts in Music for macOS
Create a new playlist Command + N
Create a playlist from a selection of songs Shift + Command + N
Create a new Smart Playlist Option + Command + N
Start Genius Shuffle Option + Space
Delete the selected playlist Command + Delete
Delete the selected playlist, and its, songs, from your library Option + Delete
Delete the selected song from your library and all playlists Option + Delete
Layout keyboard shortcuts in Music for macOS

macOS Terminal Commands

Auto-complete file and folder names Tab
Go to the beginning of the line you’re currently typing on Ctrl + A
Goto the end of the line you’re currently typing on Ctrl + E
Clear the line before the cursor Ctrl + U
Clear the line after the cursor Ctrl + K
Delete the word before the cursor Ctrl + W
Swap the last two characters before the cursor Ctrl + T
Swap the last two words before the cursor Esc + T
Clear the screen Ctrl + L
Kill whatever you’re running Ctrl + C
Exit the current shell Ctrl + D
Move cursor one word forward Option + Right arrow
Move cursor one word backward Option + Left arrow
Move cursor one character forward Ctrl + F
Move cursor one character backward Ctrl + B
Paste whatever was cut by the last command Ctrl + Y
Puts whatever you’re running into a suspended background process Ctrl + Z
Undo the last command Ctrl + _
Keyboard shortcuts for macOS terminal
Top level directory / (Forward Slash)
Current directory . (Single Period)
Parent directory .. (Double Period)
Home directory ~ (Tilde)
Run command with the security priviledes of the super use sudo [command]
Opens the Terminal editor nano [file]
Opens a file open [file]
Get help about a command [command] -h
Show the help manual of the command man [command]
Basics command of macOS Terminal
Home directory cd
Change directory, e.g. cd Documents cd [folder]
Home directory cd ~
Root of the drive cd/
Previous directory or folder you last browsed cd –
Show your working directory pwd
Move up to the parent directory cd..
Move up two levels cd../..
Change directory command in macOS Terminal
Display the name of files and subdirectories in the directory ls
Force multi-column output of the listing ls -C
List all entries including those with .(period) and ..(double period) ls -a
Output the list of files in one entry per line format ls -1
Display a/(slash) immediately after each path that is a directory, *(asterisk) after executable programs or scripts, and @ after a symbolic link ls -F
Sort files or entries by size ls -S
List in a long format, includes file mode, owner and group name, date and time file was modified, pathnames, and more ls -l
List the files sorted by time modified (most recent first) ls -lt
Long listing with human readable file sizes in KB, MB, or GB ls -lh
List the file names with size, owner, and flags ls -lo
List detailed directory contents, including hidden files ls – la
List directory content commands in macOS Terminal
Search through previously used commands Ctrl + R
Shows the previous commands typed. Add a number to limit to last n items history n
Execute the last command typed that starts with a value ![value]
Execute the last command typed !!
Command history in macOS Terminal
List usage for each subdirectory and its content du
Human readable output of all files in a directory du -sh[folder]
Display an entry for each specified file du -s
List files and folders, totalling the size including the subfolders. Replace sk* with sm* to list directories in MB du -sk* | sort -nr
Calculate your system’s free disk space df -h
Calculate free disk space in powers of 1,000 (as opposed to 1,024) df -H
File size and disk space command in macOS Terminal
Display the default permission for a home directory ls -ld
Display the read, write, and access permission of a particular folder ls -ld/<dir>
Change the permission of a file to 755 chmod 755<file>
Change the permission of a folder (and its contents) to 600 chmod -R 600<dir>
Change the ownership of a file to user and group. Add -R to include folder contents chown<user>:<group><file>
Permission commands in macOS Terminal
Output currently running processes. Here, a shows processes from all users and x shows processes that are not connected with the Terminal ps -ax
Shows all the processes with %cpu, %mem, page in, PID, and command ps -aux
Display live information about currently running processes top
Display processes sorted by CPU usage, updating every 5 seconds top -ocpu -s 5
Sort top by memory usage top -o rsize
Quit process with ID <PID>. You’ll see PID as a column in the Activity Monitor kill PID
Find a process by name or PID ps -ax | grep <appname>
Processes command in macOS Terminal
Create new folder named <dir> mkdir <dir>
create nested folders mkdir -p <dir>/<dir>
Create several folders at once mkdir <dir1> <dir2> <dir3>
Create a folder with a space in the filename mkdir “<dir>”
Delete a folder (only works on empty folders) rmdir <dir>
Delete a folder an its contents rm -R <dir>
Create a new file without any extension touch <file>
Copy a file to the folder cp <file> <dir>
Copy a file to the current folder cp <file> <newfile>
Copy a file to the folder and rename the copied file cp <file>~/<dir>/<newfile>
Copy a folder to a new folder with spaces in the filename cp -R <dir> <“new dir”>
Prompts you before copying a file with a warning overwrite message cp -i <file><dir>
Copy multiple files to a folder cp <file1> <file2> <file3>/Users/<dir>
Delete a file (This deletes the file permanently; use with caution.) rm <file>
Delete a file only when you give confimation rm -i <file>
Force removal without confirmation rm -f <file>
Delete multiple files without any confirmation rm <file1> <file2> <file3>
Move/rename mv <file> <newfilename>
Move a file to the folder, possibly by overwriting an existing file mv <file> <dir>
Optional -i flag to warn you before overwriting the file mv -i <file> <dir>
Move all PNG files from current folder to a different folder mv *.png ~/<dir>
File and directory management command in macOS Terminal
Ping host and display status ping <host>
Output whois info for a domain whois <domain>
Download file via HTTP, HTTPS, or FTP curl -O <url/to/file>
Establish SSH connection to <host> with user <username> ssh <username>@<host>
Copy <file> to a remote <host> scp <file><user>@<host>:/remote/path
Network command in macOS Terminal
Check brew for potential problems brew doctor
Install a formula brew install <formula>
Uninstall a formula brew uninstall <formula>
List all the installed formulas brew list
Display available formulas for brewing brew search
Upgrade all outdated and unpinned brews brew upgrade
Fetch latest version of homebrew and formula brew update
Remove older version of installed formula brew cleanup
Tap the cask repository from GitHub brew tap homebrew/cask
List all installed casks brew cask list
Install the given cask brew cask install <cask>
Uninstall the given cask brew cask uninstall <cask>
Homebrew commands in macOS Terminal
Find all files named <file> inside <dir>. Use wildcards (*) to search for parts of filenames find <dir> -name <“file”>
Output all occurrences of <text> inside <file> (add -i for case insensitivity) grep “<text>” <file>
Search for all files containing <text> inside <dir> grep -rl “<text>” <dir>
Search commands in macOS Terminal
Output the content of <file> cat <file>
Output the contents of <file> using the less command that supports pagination and more less <file>
Output the first 10 lines of <file> head <file>
Appends the output of <cmd> to <file> <cmd> >> <file>
Direct the output of <cmd> into <file> <cmd> > <file>
Direct the output of <cmd1> to <cmd2> <cmd1> | <cmd2>
Output commands in macOS Terminal

Keyboard Shortcuts for Safari on macOS

Open new window Cmd + N
Open new private window Shift + Cmd + N
Open new tab Cmd + T
Open new tab at end of tab bar Option + Cmd + T
Select address bar content[1] Cmd + L
Open address bar URL in new background tab[1] Cmd + Return
Open address bar URL in new foreground tab Shift + Cmd + Return
Open link in new background tab[2] Cmd + click
Open link in new background window[2] Option + Cmd + click
Open link in new foreground tab[2] Shift + Cmd + click
Open link in new foreground window[2] Option + Shift + Cmd + click
Minimize current window[3] Cmd + M
Close current tab Cmd + W
Close all tabs except current tab Option + Cmd + W
Close current window Shift + Cmd + W
Close all windows Option + Shift + Cmd + W
Reopen last closed tab/window[4] Cmd + Shift + T
Switch to next tab Control + Tab OR Shift + Cmd + ]
Switch to previos tab Shift + Control + Tab OR Shift + Cmd + [
Switch to first tab/second tab/…[5] Cmd + 1/2/…
Switch to last tab i.e. tab at end of tab bar Cmd + 9
Open first/second/… bookmark listed under Favorites[6] Option + Cmd + 1,2..9
Toggle Tab Overview Shift + Cmd + \
Close all tabs except tab whose close button you clicked Option + click Close button
Quit Safari Cmd + Q
Tab and Window Management Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS Safari
Scroll up Up Arrow
Scroll down Down Arrow
Scroll left Left Arrow
Scroll right Right Arrow
Scroll in larger increments Option + Arrow key
Scroll down a screen Spacebar OR Page Down
Scroll up a screen Shift + Spacebar OR Page Up
Scroll to top of webpage Cmd + Up Arrow OR Fn + Left Arrow OR Home
Scroll to bottom of webpage Cmd + Down Arrow OR Fn + Right Arrow OR End
Zoom in on webpage content Cmd + +(Plus)
Zoom out of webpage content Cmd + -(Minus)
Make webpage text bigger Option + Cmd + +(Plus)
Make webpage text smaller Option + Cmd + -(Minus)
Restore webpage content to default size Cmd + 0
Reload webpage Cmd + R
Reload webpage from origin i.e. without using browser cache Option + Cmd + R
Stop webpage from loading Cmd + .(Period)
Go to next page in history Cmd + ] OR Cmd + Right Arrow
Go to previous page in history Cmd + [ OR Cmd + Left Arrow
View history of current tab in a list Hold Back/Forward toolbar button
Go to homepage Shift + Cmd + H
Search results SnapBack Option + Cmd + S
Find text on page Cmd + F
Find selected text on page Cmd + F OR Cmd + E
Move forward through matching text results Cmd + G OR Return
Move backward through matching text results Shift + Cmd + G OR Shift + Return
Webpage Content Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS Safari
Toggle Reader view for current webpage Shift + Cmd + R
Save current webpage as bookmark Cmd + D
Add current webpage to Reading List Shift + Cmd + D
Load next Reading List item[7] Option + Cmd + Down Arrow
Load previous Reading List item[7] Option + Cmd + Up Arrow
Open bookmark Click bookmark in sidebar or double-click in Bookmarks Editor
Add linked page to Reading List Shift + click
Open all bookmarks from folder Cmd + click folder in Favorites bar
Move bookmark Drag bookmark to left/right in Favorites bar
Remove bookmark Drag bookmark off Favorites bar
Select/deselect bookmark/folder[9] Cmd + click
Select multiple bookmarks/folders[10] Shift + click
Open bookmark in new background tab Cmd + double-click
Open bookmark in new background window Option + Cmd + double-click
Open bookmark in new foreground tab Shift + Cmd + double-click
Open bookmark in new foreground window Option + Shift + Cmd + double-click
Open selected bookmark OR toggle contents of selected bookmark folder Space
Open selected folder Right Arrow
Close selected folder Left Arrow
Highlight name of selected bookmark/folder for editing OR Finish editing name of bookmark/folder Return
Deleted selected bookmark/folder Delete
Reading and Bookmarks Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS Safari
Open Preferences[3] Cmd + ,(Comma)
Toggle Favorites bar Shift + Cmd + B
Toggle status bar Cmd + /
Toggle sidebar Shift + Cmd + L
Toggle Bookmark sidebar Control + Cmd + 1
Toggle Reading List sidebar Control + Cmd + 2
Toggle Tab Overview Shift + Cmd + \
Toggle Downloads[11] Option + Cmd + L
Show Bookmark Editor Option + Cmd + B
Toggle Full Screen view Control + Cmd + F
Show browser history Cmd + Y
Quit Full Screen mode OR Quit Reader View Esc
Browser Layout and Views in macOS Safari
Toggle Responsive Design mode Option + Cmd + R
Show Web Inspector Option + Cmd + I
Connect Web Inspector Option + Shift + Cmd + I
Show Javascript Console Option + Cmd + C
Show Page Source Option + Cmd + U
Show Page Resources Option + Cmd + A
Start/stop timeline recording Option + Shift + Cmd + T
Start/stop element selection Shift + Cmd + C
Empty browser caches Option + Cmd + E
Development Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS Safari
Open file Cmd + O
Download linked file Option + click file link
Open downloaded file Double-click file in Downloads list
Email link to current page Cmd + I
Other Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS Safari

[1]: Use Cmd + L and Cmd + Return in that order to duplicate current tab quickly.
[2]: Shortcut works with bookmarks in Favorites bar also.
[3]: Shortcut works in other macOS apps also.
[4]: The Undo shortcut Cmd + Z also works as long as the Close Tab action was the most recent one. Neither shortcut can reopen private browsing tabs and windows.
[5]: Shortcut works only for first eight tabs from left.
[6]: Shortcut works only for first nine tabs from left. Folders and bookmarks within them don’t count.
[7]: Shortcut works only when Reading List sidebar is open.
[8]: Shortcuts work in Bookmarks Sidebar and Bookmarks Editor.
[9]: Shortcut also lets you select multiple, non-contiguous bookmarks/folders.
[10]: Shortcut works with contiguous bookmarks only.
[11]: Shortcut does not work when Downloads list is empty.

Keyboard Shortcuts for iWork Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

Open template/theme chooser Cmd + N
Close template/theme chooser Esc
Open file Cmd + O
Save current file Cmd + S
Duplicate current file Shift + Cmd + S
Save the current file as Option + Shift + Cmd + S
Print Cmd + P
Open Page Setup dialog box Option + Cmd + P
Scroll up one page Fn + Up Arrow
Scroll down one page Fn + Down Arrow
Close current window Cmd + W
Close all windows Option + Cmd + W
Minimize current window Cmd + M
Minimize all windows Option + Cmd + M
Switch to Full Screen mode Control + Cmd + F
Switch to next tab Control + Tab
Switch to previous tab Shift + Control + Tab
Zoom current window Control + Cmd + =
Zoom all windows Option + Control + Cmd + =
Hide current app Cmd + H
Hide other apps Option + Cmd + H
Open app settings Cmd + ,(Comma)
Open Help window Cmd + ?
Quit app Cmd + Q
Quit app and keep windows open Option + Cmd + Q
File and Window Management Keyboard Shortcuts in iWork
Show Spelling and Grammar window Shift + md + ;(Semicolon)
Show Character Viewer (Emoji and Symbols windows) Control + Cmd + Space
Show Edit Equation dialog box Option + Cmd + E
Show Fonts window Cmd + T
Toggle Inspector sidebar Option + Cmd + I
Switch to next tab in Inspector Control + `(Grave)
Switch to previous tab in Inspector Shift + Control + `(Grave)
Toggle ruler(s) Cmd + R
Show Colors window Shift + Cmd + C
Toggle primary toolbar Option + Cmd + T
Move item around in toolbar Cmd + drag toolbar item
Remove item from toolbar Cmd + drag item away from toolbar
Tool and Panel Display Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS iWork
Undo last action Cmd + Z
redo last action Shift + Cmd + Z
Select all content Cmd + A
Deselect all content Shift + Cmd + A
Cut selection Cmd + X
Copy selection Cmd + C
Paste cut/copied content Cmd + V
Paste and match style of destination Option + Shift + Cmd + V
Copy style of selection Option + Cmd + C
Paste copied style to selection Option + Cmd + V
Delete selection OR Clear contents of selected cell(s) in table Delete
Duplicatr selection Cmd + D
Open Find and Replace dialog Cmd + F
Find next match (when Find and Replace dialog is active) Cmd + G
Find previous match (when Find and Replace dialog is active) Shift + Cmd + G
Find using selected text Cmd + E
Show selected text or object in window Cmd + J
Zoom in on file content Shift + Cmd + .(Period)
Zoom out of file content Shift + Cmd + ,(Comma)
Return file content to actual size Cmd + Z
Edit and Find Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS iWork
Move selected object one point or one screen pixel in specified direction Arrow Key
Move selected object ten point or ten screen pixel in specified direction Shift + Arrow Key
Send selected object to back Shift + Cmd + B
Send selected object one layer back Option + Shift + Cmd + B
Bring selected object to front Shift + Cmd + F
Bring selected object one layer forward Option + Shift + Cmd + F
Group selected objects Option + Cmd + G
Ungroup selected objects Option + Shift + Cmd + G
Lock selected objects Cmd + L
Unlock selected objects Option + Cmd + L
Edit image mask Shift + Cmd + M
Edit text editing and select its object Cmd + Return
Show Choose dialog box foe inserting object Shift + Cmd + V
Define selected text as placeholder text Control + Option + Cmd + T
Define selected image or movie as placeholder media Control + Option + Cmd + I
Draw custom shape with Pen tool Option + Shift + Cmd + P
Objects, Groups, and Layers for macOS iWork
Start dictation[1] Fn (twice)
Extend selection one character to right Shift + Right Arrow
Extend selection one character to left Shift + Left Arrow
Extend selection to end of current word[2] Option + Shift + Right Arrow
Extend selection to beginning of current word[2] Option + Shift + Left Arrow
Extend selection to end of current line Shift + Cmd + Right Arrow
Extend selection to beginning of current word Shift + Cmd + Left Arrow
Extend selection to line above Shift + Up Arrow
Extend selection to line below Shift + Down Arrow
Extend selection to beginning of current paragraph Option + Shift + Up Arrow
Extend selection to end of current paragraph Option + Shift + Down Arrow
Extend selection to beginning of text Shift + Cmd + Up Arrow
Extend selection to end of text Shift + Cmd + Down Arrow
Emphasize selected text Cmd + B
Italicize selected text Cmd + I
Underline selected text Cmd + U
Delete word before cursor Option + Delete
Delete word after cursor Option + Fn + Delete
Increase size of selected text Cmd + +(Plus)
Decrease size of selected text Cmd + -(Minus)
Decrease space between selected characters Option + Cmd + [
Increase space between selected characters Option + Cmd + ]
Make selected text (or word at cursor) superscript Control + Shift + Cmd + +(Plus)
Make selected text (or word at cursor) subscript Control + Cmd + –
Align selected text flush left Cmd + Shift + [
Center selected text Cmd + Shift + \
Align selected text flush right Cmd + Shift + ]
Justify selected text Option + Cmd + Shift + \
Decrease indent level of block of text or list item where cursor is placed Cmd + [
Increase indent level of block of text or list item where cursor is placed Cmd + ]
Turn selected text into hyperlink Cmd + K
Insert non-breaking space Option + Space
Insert line break (soft return) Shift + Return
Insert paragraph break Return
Insert new line after cursor, without moving cursor Control + O
Insert page break Fn + Cmd + Return
Swap characters on either side of cursor Control + T
Look up selected word Control + Cmd + D
Display list of words to complete selected word Option + Esc
Check spelling and grammar Cmd + ;(Semicolon)
Text Manipulation Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS iWork
Insert new comment box for selected text, object, or cell Shift + Cmd + K
Save current comment Cmd + Return
Show next comment[3] Option + Cmd + K
Show previous comment[3] Option + Shift + Cmd + K
Comment Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS iWork
Toggle Chart Data editor Shift + Cmd + D
Complete cell entry and select cell below Return
Complete cell entry and select cell above Shift + Return
Complete cell entry and select cell on right Tab
Complete cell entry and select cell on left Shift + Tab
Move chart legend one point Arrow Key (when chart legend is selected)
Move chart legend ten points Shift + Arrow Key (when chart legend is selected)
Add row above selected cells Option + Up Arrow
Add row below selected cells Option + Down Arrow
Add column to right of selected cells Option + Right Arrow
Add column to left of selected cells Option + Left Arrow
Select all rows that intersect current selection Option + Cmd + Return
Select all columns that intersect current selection Control + Cmd + Return
Select row/cell above selected row/cell Shift + Up Arrow
Select row/cell below selected row/cell Shift + Down Arrow
Select row/cell to the right of selected row/cell Shift + Right Arrow
Select row/cell to the left of selected row/cell Shift + Left Arrow
Begin editing cell Return (when cell is selected)
Auto-align cell content Option + Cmd + U
Stop editing cell and select it Cmd + Return
Stop editing cell and select its table Cmd + Return (twice)
Move selected table one point or one screen pixel in specified direction Arrow Key (when table is selected)
Move selected table ten points or ten screen pixels in specified direction Shift + Arrow Key (when table is selected)
Select next cell in specified Arrow Key (when cell is selected)
Extend cell selection by one cell in specified direction Shift + Arrow Key (when cell is selected)
Insert line break (soft return) when editing text in cell Control + Return
Insert paragraph break (hard return) when editing text in cell Return
Open formula editor for selected non-formula cell =
Edit cell formula Control + =
Select first populated cell in current row Option + Cmd + Left Arrow
Select last populated cell in current row Option + Cmd + Right Arrow
Select first populated cell in current column Option + Cmd + Up Arrow
Select last populated cell in current column Option + Cmd + Down Arrow
Delete selected rows Option + Cmd + Delete
Delete selected columns Control + Cmd + Delete
Merge selected cells Control + Cmd + M
Unmerge selected cells Control + Shift + Cmd + M
Expand current selection to include first populated cell in current row Option + Shift + Cmd + Left Arrow
Expand current selection to include last populated cell in current row Option + Shift + Cmd + Right Arrow
Expand current selection to include first populated cell in current column Option + Shift + Cmd + Up Arrow
Expand current selection to include last populated cell in current column Option + Shift + Cmd + Down Arrow
Toggle top border of selected cell(s) Control + Option + Cmd + Up Arrow
Toggle bottom border of selected cell(s) Control + Option + Cmd + Down Arrow
Toggle right border of selected cell(s) Control + Option + Cmd + Right Arrow
Toggle left border of selected cell(s) Control + Option + Cmd + Left Arrow
Enable Autofill mode Cmd + \
Autofill from row above Option + Cmd + \
Autofill from column before Control + Cmd + \
Charts and Tables Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS iWork
Highlight selected text[4] Shift + Cmd + H
Increase indent level of list item[4] Tab
Decrease indent level of list item[4] Shift + Tab
Add an EndNote bibliography Option + Shift + Cmd + E
Accept change (when change tracking is on) Option + Cmd + A
Reject change (when change tracking is on) Option + Cmd + R
Add bookmark[5] Option + Cmd + B
Toggle layout Shift + Cmd + L
Toggle invisibles Shift + Cmd + I
Toggle comments pane Shift + Cmd + T
Toggle word count Shift + Cmd + W
Open dialog box for switching to specific page Control + Cmd + G
Page-Specific Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS iWork
Select table from cell selection Cmd + Return
Show Tab Overview Shift + Cmd + \
Switch to previous sheet Shift + Cmd + [
Switch to next sheet Shift + Cmd + ]
Switch to first sheet Option + Shift + Cmd + [
Switch to last sheet Option + Shift + Cmd + ]
Insert current date in selected cell Control + Shift + Cmd + D
Insert current time in selected cell Control + Shift + Cmd + T
Apply sorting rules Shift + Cmd + R
Enable filters Option + Cmd + F
Collapse selected groups Cmd + 8
Collapse peer groups Option + Cmd + 8
Collapse all groups Option + Shift + Cmd + 8
Expand selected groups Cmd + 9
Expand peer groups Option + Cmd + 9
Expand all groups Option + Shift + Cmd + 9
Number-Specific Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS iWork
Select all object types in object list Cmd + A
Deselect all object types in object list Shift + Cmd + A
Select table from cell selection Cmd + Return
Insert new slide OR add new master slide from Master Slides view Shift + Cmd + N
Skip selected slide Shift + Cmd + H
Toggle Master Slides view Shift + Cmd + E
Toggle presenter nodes Shift + Cmd + P
Toggle object list Shift + Cmd + L
Zoom to selection Shift + Cmd + O
Zoom to fit slide Option + Cmd + O
Zoom to fit content (including objects on extended canvas) Option + Shift + Cmd + O
Play slideshow Option + Cmd + P
Play video during presentation Space
Pause or resume video K
Rewind video one frame at a time when paused J
Fast-forward video one frame at a time when paused L
Jump to beginning of video I
Jump to end of video O
Keynote-Specific Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS iWork

[1]: Shortcut is available only when the dictation feature is enabled under System Preferences > Keyboard > Dictation.
[2]: Use shortcut multiple times to select more words.
[3]: Shortcut also works with changes in Pages when change tracking is enabled.
[4]: Shortcut does not work in table cells.
[5]: Shortcut is not available for Page Layout documents.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Office on macOS

Print Cmd + P or Ctrl + P
Find Cmd + F
Cut Cmd + X or Ctrl + X
Copy Cmd + C or Ctrl + C
Paste Cmd + V or Ctrl + V
Save Cmd + S or Ctrl + S
Undo Cmd + Z or Ctrl + Z
Redo Cmd + Y or Ctrl + Y or Cmd + Shift + Z
Minimize or maximize the ribbon Cmd + Ctrl + R
Basic Keyboard Shortcuts across Microsoft Office for macOS
Switch between notebook sections Option + Tab
Move selected paragraphs up Cmd + Shift + Up Arrow
Move selected paragraphs down Cmd + Shift + Down Arrow
Move selected paragraphs left Cmd + Shift + Left Arrow
Switch between pafes Ctrl + Tab [+ use arrow keys to move up or down]
Insert a line break Shift + Return
Insert the current date Cmd + D
Insert the current date and time Cmd + Shift + Down Arrow
Insert a link Cmd + K
Delete the word to the left Option + Delete
Delete the word to the right Fn + Option + Delete
View a list of open notebooks Ctrl + G
Search all notebookse Cmd + Option + F
Create a notebook page Cmd + N
Move a page Cmd + Shift + M
Copy a page Cmd + Shift + C
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft OneNote for macOS
Create a message Cmd + N
Save th open message to Drafts Cmd + S
Send the open message Cmd + Return
Add an attachment to the open message Cmd + E
Send and receive all messages Cmd + K
Reply to the message Cmd + R
Reply to all Shift + Cmd + R
Forward the message Cmd + J
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook for macOS (Email)
Create an event, note, task, or contact Cmd + N
Open the selected event, note, task, or contact Cmd + O
Delete the selected event, note, task, or contact Delete
Navigate to the previous pane Shift + Ctrl + [
Navigate to the next pane Shift + Ctrl + ]
Switch the calendar view to include today Cmd + T
Send the note as an email Cmd + J
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook for macOS (Calendar, Notes, Tasks, and Contacts)
Today Ctrl + 1
Tomorrow Ctrl + 2
This week Ctrl + 3
Next week Ctrl + 4
No due date Ctrl + 5
Custom due date Ctrl + 6
Add a reminder Ctrl + =
Mark complete 0 (Zero)
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook for macOS (Flagging Messages, Tasks, and Contacts)
Center a paragraph Cmd + E
Justify a paragraph Cmd + J
Left align a paragraph Cmd + L
Right align a paragraph Cmd + R
Increase font size Cmd + Shift + >
Decrease font size Cmd + Shift + <
Apply all capital letters Cmd + Shift + A
Apply bold Cmd + B
Apply italics Cmd + I (Letter I)
Apply underline Cmd + U
Apply double underline Cmd + Shift + D
Single-spacing Cmd + 1
Double-spacing Cmd + 2
1.5 line-spacing Cmd + 5
Insert a line break Shift + Retur
Insert a page break Shift + Enter
Insert a column break Cmd + Shift + Enter
Insert a copyright symbol Option + G
Insert a trademark symbol Option + 2
Insert a registered trademark symbol Option + R
Insear an ellipsis Option + ;(Semicolon)
Apply style – Normal Cmd + Shift + N
Apply style – List Cmd + Shift + L
Apply style – Heading 1 Cmd + Option + 1
Apply style – Heading 2 Cmd + Option + 2
Apply style – Heading 3 Cmd + Option + 3
Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS Microsoft Word
Create a presentation Cmd + N
Open a presentation Cmd + O (Letter O)
Close a presentation Cmd + W
Print a presentation Cmd + P
Save a presentation Cmd + S
Insert a slide Cmd + Shift + N or Ctrl + N
Play from the first slide Cmd + Shift + Return
Play from the current slide Cmd + Return
End the slide show Esc or Cmd + .(Period) or -(Hyphen)
Hide the pointer Ctrl + H
Normal view Cmd + 1
Slider sorter view Cmd + 2
Notes page view Cmd + 3
Outline view Cmd + 4
Full screen view Cmd + Ctrl + F
Presenter vciew Option + Return
Turn the screen black while in presentation mode B
Turn the screen white while in presentation mode W
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft PowerPoint for macOS
Insert cells Ctrl + Shift + =
Delete cells Cmd + – or Ctrl + –
Group selected cells Cmd + Shift + K
Ungroup selected cells Cmd + Shift + j
Insert a hyperlink Cmd + K or Ctrl + K
Fill down Cmd + D or Ctrl + D
Fill right Cmd + R or Ctrl + R
Enter the date Ctrl + ;(Semicolon)
Enter the time Cmd + ;(Semicolon)
Select only visible cells cmd + Shift + *(Asterisk)
Select only the active cell when multiple cells are selected Shift + Delete
Select the row Shift + Spacebar
Hide rows Ctrl + 9
Unhide rows Ctrl + Shift + (
Select the column Ctrl + Spacebar
Hide columns Ctrl + 0(Zero)
Unhide columns Ctrl + Shift + )
Complete an entry and move up Shift + Return
Complete an entry and move right Tab
Complete an entry and move left Shift + Tab
Cancel an entry Esc
Insert, open, or edit a comment Shift + F2
Scroll to the active cell in a worksheet Ctrl + Delete
Move between unlocked cells on a protected worksheet Tab
Move to the next sheet in a worksheet Ctrl + Page Down or Option + Right Arrow
Move to the previous sheet in a worksheet Ctrl + Page Up or Option + Left Arrow
Move to the beginning of the row Home or Fn + Left Arrow
Move to the beginning of the sheet Ctrl + Home or Ctrl + Fn + Left Arrow
Move to the last cell in use on the sheet Ctrl + Home or Ctrl + Fn + Right Arrow
Move up one screen Page Up or Fn + Up Arrow
Move down one screen Page Down or Fn + Down Arrow
Move left one screen Option + Page Up or Fn + Option + Up Arrow
Move right one screen Option + Page Down or Fn + Option + Down Arrow
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Excel for macOS

Keyboard Shortcuts for Ulysses on macOS

Many of the following shortcuts work in the Ulysses app on iPad and iPhone too. Hold down the Cmd key to discover the best ones.

Create new sheet Cmd + N
Create new group Shift + Cmd + N
Create new filter Control + Cmd + N
Open new window Option + Cmd + N
Open new tab Cmd + T
Show Quick Open panel to open from Library Cmd + O
Show Quick Open panel to open from current group Shift + Cmd + O
Show Quick Open panel to open from selection Option + Cmd + O
Reveal selected sheet in group[1] Cmd + Return(Enter)
Switch to next tab Control + Tab
Switch to previous tab Shift + Control + Tab
Add sheet to Favorites OR Remove sheet from Favorites Cmd + D
Save current version of sheet and create new version Cmd + S
Glue selected sheets Cmd + J
Split sheet at selection Shift + Cmd + B
Open Export preview for selected sheet/group[2] Shift + Cmd + P
Refresh preview window[3] Cmd + R
Jump to next page in preview Space OR Right Arrow
Jump to previous page in preview Shift + Space OR Left Arrow
Scroll down in preview Down Arrow
Scroll up in preview Up Arrow
Print current sheet Cmd + P
Move sheet to Trash Cmd + Delete
Erase sheet[4] Option + Cmd + Delete
Close current tab Cmd + W
Close current window Shift + Cmd + W
Open panel to attach keyword(s) to selected sheet[5] Shift + Cmd + K
Open Ulysses Preferences Cmd + ,(Comma)
Switch focus to Library OR Toggle Library view[6] Cmd + 1
Switch focus ro Sheets OR Toggle Sheet List view[6] Cmd + 2
Switch focus to Editor OR Switch to Editor Only view[6] Cmd + 3
Toggle Attachments view Cmd + 4
Switch to Favorite group[7] Cmd + 5
Show Quick Export panel Cmd + 6
Show Statistics panel Cmd + 7
Show Navigation panel Cmd + 8
Show Markup panel Cmd + 9
Show Find panel Cmd + F
Show Find and Replace panel Option + Cmd + F
Search for selection[8] Cmd + E
Find next match in search results Cmd + G
Find previous match in search results Shift + Cmd + G
Show Sheet List search box[9] Shift + Cmd + F
Hide Find panel OR
Hide Find and Replace panel OR
Hide Sheet List search panel
Esc[10]
Open Emoji and Symbols panel or Character Viewer Control + Cmd + space
Toggle Dark Theme Option + Cmd + X
Toggle Dark Mode Option + Cmd + L
Toggle Typewritter Mode Option + Cmd + T
Toggle Full Screen Mode Option + Cmd + F
Minimize window Cmd + M
Zoom Window Control + Cmd + Z
Toggle second editor in Split View[11] Option + Cmd + 3
Scroll simultaneously in both editors in Split View Option + Scroll
Switch focus from Sheet List to Library Cmd + Left Arrow
Switch focus from Library to Sheet List OR Switch focus from Sheet List to Editor Cmd + Right Arrow
Open selected group in Library Right Arrow
Select previous sheet Option + Cmd + Up Arrow
Select next sheet Option + Cmd + Down Arrow
Move through panes from left to right Option + Cmd + Right Arrow
Move through panes from right to left Option + Cmd + Left Arrow
Force copy sheet/group Cmd + Drag
Force move sheet/group Option + Drag
Sheet, Groups, and Views Keyboard Shortcuts for Ulysses on macOS
Increase heading level Cmd + \(Back Slash)
Decrease heading level Shift + Cmd + \(Back Slash)
Jump to start of line Cmd + Left Arrow
Jump to end of line Cmd + Right Arrow
Jump to start of sheet Cmd + Up Arrow
Jump to end of sheet Cmd + Down Arrow
Jump to previous word Option + Left Arrow
Jump to next word Option + Right Arrow
Jump to start of paragraph Option + Up Arrow
Jump to end of paragraph Option + Down Arrow
Move current/selected line up Control + Cmd + Up Arrow
Move current/selected line down Control + Cmd + Down Arrow
Delete current word Option + Delete
Delete current line Cmd + Delete
Emphasize following/selected text Cmd + B
Italicize following/selected text Cmd + I
Create link Cmd + K
Remove markup for current line or for selected text Cmd + L
Increase indentation Tab
Decrease indentation Shoft + Tab
Don’t apply markup to following text \(Back Slash)[text]
Undo typing Cmd + Z
Redo typing Shift + Cmd + Z
Cut selected text Cmd + X
Copy selected text Cmd + C
Paste selected text Cmd + V
Select all text in Editor Cmd + A
Copy selected text as Markdown Option + Cmd + C
Paste from Markdown Option + Cmd + V
Paste as Plain Text Option + Shift + Cmd + V
Opne panel to insert image (img)
Opne panel to insert footnote (fn)
Increase zoom Cmd + +(Plus)
Decrease zoom Cmd + -(Minus)
Revert to default zoom Cmd + 0
Spellcheck document Cmd + ;(Semicolon)
Show Spelling and Grammar panel Shift + Cmd + ;(Semicolon)
Text Editing Keyboard Shortcuts for Ulysses on macOS

[1]: Use in Quick Open panel.
[2]: Preview window shows PDF by default. Select relevant export format from dropdown menu in title bar for corresponding preview.
[3]: Shortcut is available only when preview window is open.
[4]: Shortcut deletes sheet immediately without sending it to Trash.
[5]: If focus is in Sheet List, popover panel appears and if focus is in Editor, sidebar panel appears.
[6]: Shortcut cycles through available actions when used multiple times.
[7]: Favorites group appears in Library only when there are one or more favorited sheets.
[8]: Use shortcut after opening Find panel or Find and Replace panel.
[9]: Search looks for keywords in Sheet List and Editor.
[10]: Shortcut works only when panel is in focus.
[11]: Refers to Split View in Ulysses and not system-wide Split View option on macOS. However, shortcut works with both options.

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