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 screenShift + Cmd + 3
Take a screenshot of the selected regionShift + Cmd + 4
Take a screenshot of the selected windowShift + Cmd + 4, then Space
Log outShift + Cmd + Q
Log out instantlyShift + Cmd + Option + Q
Select allCmd + A
CopyCmd + C
FindCmd + F
Hide current windowCmd + H
Minimize current windowCmd + M
OpenCmd + O
PrintCmd + P
SaveCmd + S
Paste (copy)Cmd + V
Close current windowCmd + W
UndoCmd + Z
HelpCmd + ?
Open Preferences for the current appCmd + Comma
Open Spotlight searchCmd + Space
Switch to the next open appCmd + Tab
Switch to the next window in the current appCmd + Tilde
Hide all other windowsCmd + Option + H
Minimize all windowsCmd + Option + M
Close all windowsCmd + Option + W
Paste (cut)Cmd + Option + V
Force quitCmd + Option + Esc
SleepCmd + Option + Eject
Quit all apps and restartCmd + Control + Eject
Choose between Sleep, Restart, or ShutdownControl + Eject
Global Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS
Boot to Apple DiagnosticsD
Boot from the network serverN
Boot in Target Disk ModeT
Boot in Safe ModeShift
Boot in macOS RecoveryCmd + R
Boot in Single-User ModeCmd + S
Boot in Verbose ModeCmd + V
Reset NVRAM or PRAMCmd + Option + P + R
Boot to Startup Manager and pick other startup disks if availableOption
Keyboard Shortcuts for Startup in macOS
Rename selected file or folderEnter
Open preview of the selected fileSpace
Go to folderShift + Cmd + G
Create a new folderShift + Cmd + N
Empty the trashShift + Cmd + Delete
Empty the trash immediatelyShift + Cmd + Option + Delete
Icon ViewCmd + 1
List ViewCmd + 2
Column ViewCmd + 3
Duplicate selected file or folderCmd + D
Get InfoCmd + I
View optionsCmd + J
Open new Finder windowCmd + N
Open new Finder tabCmd + T
BackCmd + [
ForwardCmd + ]
Move to trashCmd + Delete
Move up one folderCmd + Up
Move down one folderCmd + Down
Show Attributes InspectorCmd + Option + I
Keyboard Shortcuts for Finder in macOS

Keyboard Shortcuts for Quick Navigation through Finder for macOS

Open new windowCmd + N
Open new tabCmd + 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 folderShift + Cmd + N
Create a new folder and move the selected item to itControl + 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 printingCmd + P
Rename selected itemEnter
Copy selected item(s) to clipboardCmd + C
Copy pathname of the selected item to the clipboard[2]Option + Cmd + C
Paste item(s) from the clipboardCmd + V
Move selected item(s) to active locationOption + Cmd + V
Undo the last actionCmd + Z
Reverse Undo actionShift + 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 DockControl + Shift + Cmd + T
Move selected item(s) to TrashCmd + Delete
Delete selected item(s) immediatelyOption + Cmd + Delete
Empty TrashShift + Cmd + Delete
Empty Trash immediately without a warning dialogOption + Shift + Cmd + Delete
Eject the selected disk or volumeCmd + E
Open a Finder search window (search bar Is activated automatically)Cmd + F
Open a Finder search window even when Finder is not activeOption + Cmd + Space
Switch to Icon viewCmd + 1
Switch to List viewCmd + 2
Switch to Column viewCmd + 3
Switch to Gallery viewCmd + 4
Sort items into Groups[4]Control + Cmd + 0
Sort items by NoneControl + Option + Cmd + 0
Sort items by NameControl + Option + Cmd + 1
Sort items by KindControl + Option + Cmd + 2
Sort items by Date Last OpenedControl + Option + Cmd + 3
Sort items by Date AddedControl + Option + Cmd + 4
Sort items by ModifiedControl + Option + Cmd + 5
Sort items by SizeControl + Option + Cmd + 6
Sort items by TagsControl + Option + Cmd + 7
Clean up items by NameOption + Cmd + 1
Clean up items by KindOption + Cmd + 2
Clean up items by Date ModifiedOption + Cmd + 5
Clean up items by SizeOption + Cmd + 6
Clean up items by TagsOption + Cmd + 7
Toggle sidebarOption + Cmd + S
Toggle toolbar and sidebarOption + Cmd + T
Toggle tab barShift + Cmd + T
Toggle path barOption + Cmd + P
Toggle Preview sidebarShift + Cmd + P
Toggle status barCmd + /(Forward slash)
Show View options for active folderCmd + J
Toggle visibility of hidden filesShift + Cmd + .(Period)
Icon View, Gallery View: Select last itemUp 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 itemDown 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 leftLeft 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 rightRight 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 directionTab
Icon, List, and Gallery View: Cycle through items in the backward directionShift + Tab
Open enclosing (parent) folderCmd + 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 windowShift + Cmd + F
Open Documents folderShift + Cmd + O
Open Desktop folderShift + Cmd + D
Open Downloads folderOption + Cmd + L
Open Home folder of the current user accountShift + Cmd + H
Open Computer windowShift + Cmd + C
Open Airdrop windowShift + Cmd + R
Open Network windowShift + Cmd + K
Open iCloud DriveShift + Cmd + I
Open Application folderShift + Cmd + A
Open Utilities folderShift + Cmd + U
Open dialog to jump to folder using pathnameShift + Cmd + G
Open Connect to Server utilityCmd + K
Open Finder preferencesCmd + ,(Comma)
Minimize active windowCmd + M
Minimize all windowOption + Cmd + M
Cycle through (unminimized) windowsCmd + `(Backquote)
Hide FinderCmd + H
Hide all apps except FinderOption + Cmd + H
Quit FinderCmd + Q
Open sidebar item in new tab or windowCmd-Click
Add item to or move/remove item from toolbar/sidebarCmd-Drag Toolbar/Sidebar Item
To toolbar/sidebar: Add a shortcutCmd-Drag File/Folder
To any location on disk: Move item there
Cancel drag-and-drop action midwayEsc
Resize the corresponding column to fit item with the longest nameDouble-click divider in Column View
Resize all columns to fit items with the longest name in eachOption + Double-Click divider in Column View
Resize columns equallyOption-Drag divider in Column View
Reveal link to Library folderOption-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 SpotlightCmd + Space
Display results for a search term with the first result highlighted and its preview in the right-hand paneKeyword(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 itemReturn (Enter)
Open selected itemDouble-click result
Select result belowDown Arrow
Select result aboveUp Arrow
Select first item in preview paneTab[3]
Display Finder location of selected result at bottom of the preview paneCmd[4]
Autocomplete search keyword using the suggested/selected resultRight Arrow
Jump to the first result in the next categoryCmd + Down Arrow
Jump to the first result in the previous categoryCmd + Up Arrow
Jump to the definition in resultsCmd + L
Open result in Finder or relevant app if applicableCmd + R
Open result in Finder or relevant app if applicableCmd + Return (Enter)
Open Get Info pane for the resultCmd + I
Lookup search term using default search engine in default browserCmd + B
Copy itemCmd + C
Copy itemDrag result to Finder window or desktop
View all results in FinderDouble-click Show all in Finder in result list
Reveal Play button to play result in previewHover over preview for audio/video result
Reveal scroll barTwo-finder scroll over preview
Move Spotlight to reposition itDrag search box
Clear search boxEsc
Clear search boxCmd + Delete
Open Finder search window with search box selectedOption + Cmd + Space
Basic Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS Spotlight
Created or sent by Namefrom:Name
Created or sent by Nameby:Name
Created by Nameauthor:Name
Addressed to Nameto:Name
With title Title_Nametitle:Title_Name
With tag Tag_Nametag:TagName
From DD/MM/YYdate:DD/MM/YY
Created DD/MM/YYcreated:DD/MM/YY
Modified DD/MM/YYmodified:DD/MM/YY
Comment contains keywordcomment:keyword[6]
Apps[7]kind:app
kind:application(s)
Audiokind:audio
Bookmarkskind:bookmark(s)
Calendar eventskind:event(s)
Contractskind:contact(s)
Documentskind:document(s)
Emailskind:email(s)
kind:mail message(s)
Folderskind:folder(s)
Fontskind:font(s)
Imageskind:image(s)
kind:jpg, kind:png
Movieskind:movie(s)
Musickind:music
PDFkind:pdf(s)
Preferenceskind:preferences
kind:system
preferences
Presentationskind:presentation(s)
Reminderskind:reminder(s)
Pages documentskind:pages
Number spreadsheetskind:numbers
Keynote presentationskind:keynote
Search using Metadata Attributes[5] in macOS Spotlight
Results with keyword 1 and keyword 2keyword 1 AND keyword 2
Results with keyword 1 or keyword 2keyword 1 OR keyword 2
Results with keyword 1 but not keyword 2keyword 1 NOT keyword 2
Results with keyword 1 but not keyword 2keyword 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
keywordLook 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 CorporationGet stock prices
showtimes or movie timesSee 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]
coffeeFind 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 eventCmd + N
Add new calendarOption + Cmd + N
Add new calendar groupShift + Cmd + N
Add new calendar subscriptionOption + Cmd + S
Highlight search box to search for eventsCmd + F
Switch to Day viewCmd + 1
Switch to Week viewCmd + 2
Switch to Month viewCmd + 3
Switch to Year viewCmd + 4
Go to next day, week, month, or yearCmd + Right Arrow
Go to previous day, week, month, or yearCmd + Left Arrow
Switch to today’s dateCmd + T
Open popup for switching to specific dateShift + Cmd + T
Increase text sizeCmd + +(Plus)
Decrease text sizeCmd + -(Minus)
Refresh all calendarsCmd + R
Edit selected eventCmd + E
Close event editor without saving changesEsc (when event is open)
Commit changes to event and close event editorReturn (when event is open)
Show Info popup for the selected eventCmd + I
Show Inspector popup for selected event(s)[1]Option + Cmd + I
Select event (if available) in adjacent row/column in relevant directionArrow 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 panelShift + Cmd + A
Keyboard Shortcuts for Calendar on macOS
Create new reminderCmd + N
Create new listShift + Cmd + N
Indent reminder to create subtask[2]Cmd + ]
Outdent reminder[2]Cmd + [
Show all subtasksCmd + E
Hide all subtasksShift + Cmd + E
Show Info popup for the selected reminder[3]Cmd + I
Highlight search box to search for remindersCmd + F
Set/clear flag for selected reminder(s)[2]Shift + Cmd + F
Toggle sidebarControl + Cmd + S
Keyboard Shortcuts for Reminders on macOS
Create new noteCmd + N
Create new folderShift + Cmd + N
Open dialog for attaching fileShift + Cmd + A
Create linkCmd + K
Highlight search box to search current noteCmd + F
Highlight next search result in current noteCmd + G
Highlight previous search result in current noteShift + Cmd + G
Highlight search box to search all noteOption + Cmd + F
Apply Title formatShift + Cmd + T
Apply Heading formatShift + Cmd + H
Apply Subheading formatShift + Cmd + J
Apply Body formatShift + Cmd + B
Apply Monospaced formatShift + Cmd + M
Apply Checklist formatShift + Cmd + L
Mark selected checklist items as checked/uncheckedShift + Cmd + U
Move current list/checklist item up in listControl + Cmd + Up Arrow
Move current list/checklist item down in listControl + Cmd + Down Arrow
Emphasize selected textCmd + B
Italicize selected textCmd + I
Underline selected textCmd + U
Increase size of selected textCmd + +(Plus)
Decrease size of selected textCmd + -(Minus)
Align selected text flush leftCmd + Shift + [
Center selected textCmd + Shift + \
Align selected text flush rightCmd + Shift + ]
Decrease indent level of selected content or line where cursor is placedCmd + [
Increase indent level of selected content or line where cursor is placedCmd + ]
Add line break (soft return) to list/checklist itemControl + Return
Insert tab character in list itemOption + Tab
Copy style of selectionOption + Cmd + C
Paste copied style to selectionOption + Cmd + V
Show Fonts windowCmd + T
Show Colors windowShift + Cmd + C
Create tableOption + Cmd + T
Move cursor to row below[4]Return
Move focus to next cell on rightTab
Move focus to next cell on leftShift + Tab
Select cells one by one in relevant directions current rowShift + Left/Right Arrow
Select cells one by one in relevant directions current columnShift + Up/Down Arrow
Add new paragraph in the current cellOption + Return
Add tab character in the current cellOption + Tab
Add new row above the current rowOption + Cmd + Up Arrow
Add new row below the current rowOption + Cmd + Down Arrow
Add new column to the right of the current columnOption + Cmd + Right Arrow
Add new column to the left of the current columnOption + Cmd + Left Arrow
Show main Notes windowCmd + 0
Switch to List view for notesCmd + 1
Switch to Gallery view for notesCmd + 2
Switch to Attachment BrowserCmd + 3
Open or switch focus to selected note to begin typingReturn (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 viewCmd + Return
Toggle Folders sidebarOption + Cmd + S
Zoom in on note contentShift + Cmd + .(Period)
Zoom out on note contentShift + Cmd + ,(Comma)
Change note content to the default sizeShift + 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 actionCmd + Z
Reverse undoShift + Cmd + Z
Cut selected itemCmd + X
Copy selected itemCmd + C
Paste cut/copied itemCmd + V
Delete selected itemDelete
Select all itemsCmd + A
Open Print dialogCmd + P
Open app preferencesCmd + ,(Comma)
Toggle Full-Screen modeControl + Cmd + F
Minimize windowCmd + M
Minimize all windows of the current appOption + Cmd + M
Close current window[6]Cmd + W
Close all windows of the current appOption + Cmd + W
Hide current appCmd + H
Hide all apps except the current appOption + Cmd + H
Quit appCmd + 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 optionsOption + Command + F5
Enable/disable VoiceOverCommand + F5
Show VoiceOver utilityControl + Option + F8
Enable/disable zoomOption + Command + 8
Zoom inOption + Command + +(Plus)
Zoom outOption + Command + -(Minus)
Invert colorsControl + Option + Command + 8
Increase contrastControl + Option + Command + .(Period)
Reduce contrastControl + Option + Command + ,(Comma)
Keyboard shortcuts to control accessibility options in macOS
Switch between navigation controlsControl + F7
Next controlTab
Previous controlShift + Tab
Next control when a text field is selectedControl + Tab
Move focus to the previous groupingControl + Shift + Tab
Move to the adjacent itemArrow keys
Move to a control adjacent to the text fieldControl + Arrow keys
Choose menu itemSpace
Default actionReturn
CancelEsc
Focus on previous panelControl + Shift + F6
Status menuControl + F8
Next open windowCommand + `(Backquote)
Previous windowShift + Command + `(Backquote)
Window drawerOption + Command + `(Backquote)
Use keyboard as a mouse in macOS (must be enabled in System Preferences)
Move between menusLeft/right arrow
Move to a menu itemType menu item’s name
Move between menu items in the selected menuUp/down arrow
Open/choose selected menuReturn
Control menus in macOS (press Control + F2 first)
Up8
Down2
Left4
Right6
Diagonally down and left1
Diagonally down and right3
Diagonally up and left7
Diagonally up and right9
Press mouse button5
Hold mouse button0
Release mouse buttonPeriod
Mouse keys in macOS (must be enabled in Accessibility Shortcuts)

Music for macOS Keyboard Shortcuts

Open preferencesCommand + ,(Comma)
Quit the appCommand + Q
EjectCommand + E
Open helpCommand + ?
Open a different music libraryOption + Command(while opening Music)
RefreshCommand + R
General keyboard shortcuts in Music for macOS
Play from beginningReturn
Play/pauseSpace
Track forward or backOption + Command + Right/left arrow
StopCommand + Full stop
Play the next/previous songRight/left arrow
Play the next/previous albumOption + Right/left arrow
Display currently playingCommand + L
Display the Playing Next listOption + Command + U
Increase volumeCommand + Up arrow
Decrease volumeCommand + Down arrow
Open the equaliserOption + Command + E
Go to the next or last chapterShift + Command + Right/left arrow
Stream an audio file from a URLCommand + 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 StoreType in the search field and press Option + Return
Next or previous pageCommand + Right/left bracket
ReloadCommand + R
iTunes Store keyboard shortcuts in Music for macOS
Import a file to your libraryCommand + O
Show where a song file is locatedShift + Command + R
Select the search fieldCommand + F
Undo your last input when editingCommand + Z
Cut information or artworkCommand + X
Copy information or artworkCommand + C
Paste information or artworkCommand + V
Select all the songs in the listCommand + A
Show or hide the column browserCommand + B
Deselect all the songs in the listShift + Command + A
Select or deselect all the songs in a listCommand + click the tickbox
Manage library keyboard shortcuts in Music for macOS
Create a new playlistCommand + N
Create a playlist from a selection of songsShift + Command + N
Create a new Smart PlaylistOption + Command + N
Start Genius ShuffleOption + Space
Delete the selected playlistCommand + Delete
Delete the selected playlist, and its, songs, from your libraryOption + Delete
Delete the selected song from your library and all playlistsOption + Delete
Layout keyboard shortcuts in Music for macOS

macOS Terminal Commands

Auto-complete file and folder namesTab
Go to the beginning of the line you’re currently typing onCtrl + A
Goto the end of the line you’re currently typing onCtrl + E
Clear the line before the cursorCtrl + U
Clear the line after the cursorCtrl + K
Delete the word before the cursorCtrl + W
Swap the last two characters before the cursorCtrl + T
Swap the last two words before the cursorEsc + T
Clear the screenCtrl + L
Kill whatever you’re runningCtrl + C
Exit the current shellCtrl + D
Move cursor one word forwardOption + Right arrow
Move cursor one word backwardOption + Left arrow
Move cursor one character forwardCtrl + F
Move cursor one character backwardCtrl + B
Paste whatever was cut by the last commandCtrl + Y
Puts whatever you’re running into a suspended background processCtrl + Z
Undo the last commandCtrl + _
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 usesudo [command]
Opens the Terminal editornano [file]
Opens a fileopen [file]
Get help about a command[command] -h
Show the help manual of the commandman [command]
Basics command of macOS Terminal
Home directorycd
Change directory, e.g. cd Documentscd [folder]
Home directorycd ~
Root of the drivecd/
Previous directory or folder you last browsedcd –
Show your working directorypwd
Move up to the parent directorycd..
Move up two levelscd../..
Change directory command in macOS Terminal
Display the name of files and subdirectories in the directoryls
Force multi-column output of the listingls -C
List all entries including those with .(period) and ..(double period)ls -a
Output the list of files in one entry per line formatls -1
Display a/(slash) immediately after each path that is a directory, *(asterisk) after executable programs or scripts, and @ after a symbolic linkls -F
Sort files or entries by sizels -S
List in a long format, includes file mode, owner and group name, date and time file was modified, pathnames, and morels -l
List the files sorted by time modified (most recent first)ls -lt
Long listing with human readable file sizes in KB, MB, or GBls -lh
List the file names with size, owner, and flagsls -lo
List detailed directory contents, including hidden filesls – la
List directory content commands in macOS Terminal
Search through previously used commandsCtrl + R
Shows the previous commands typed. Add a number to limit to last n itemshistory 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 contentdu
Human readable output of all files in a directorydu -sh[folder]
Display an entry for each specified filedu -s
List files and folders, totalling the size including the subfolders. Replace sk* with sm* to list directories in MBdu -sk* | sort -nr
Calculate your system’s free disk spacedf -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 directoryls -ld
Display the read, write, and access permission of a particular folderls -ld/<dir>
Change the permission of a file to 755chmod 755<file>
Change the permission of a folder (and its contents) to 600chmod -R 600<dir>
Change the ownership of a file to user and group. Add -R to include folder contentschown<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 Terminalps -ax
Shows all the processes with %cpu, %mem, page in, PID, and commandps -aux
Display live information about currently running processestop
Display processes sorted by CPU usage, updating every 5 secondstop -ocpu -s 5
Sort top by memory usagetop -o rsize
Quit process with ID <PID>. You’ll see PID as a column in the Activity Monitorkill PID
Find a process by name or PIDps -ax | grep <appname>
Processes command in macOS Terminal
Create new folder named <dir>mkdir <dir>
create nested foldersmkdir -p <dir>/<dir>
Create several folders at oncemkdir <dir1> <dir2> <dir3>
Create a folder with a space in the filenamemkdir “<dir>”
Delete a folder (only works on empty folders)rmdir <dir>
Delete a folder an its contentsrm -R <dir>
Create a new file without any extensiontouch <file>
Copy a file to the foldercp <file> <dir>
Copy a file to the current foldercp <file> <newfile>
Copy a file to the folder and rename the copied filecp <file>~/<dir>/<newfile>
Copy a folder to a new folder with spaces in the filenamecp -R <dir> <“new dir”>
Prompts you before copying a file with a warning overwrite messagecp -i <file><dir>
Copy multiple files to a foldercp <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 confimationrm -i <file>
Force removal without confirmationrm -f <file>
Delete multiple files without any confirmationrm <file1> <file2> <file3>
Move/renamemv <file> <newfilename>
Move a file to the folder, possibly by overwriting an existing filemv <file> <dir>
Optional -i flag to warn you before overwriting the filemv -i <file> <dir>
Move all PNG files from current folder to a different foldermv *.png ~/<dir>
File and directory management command in macOS Terminal
Ping host and display statusping <host>
Output whois info for a domainwhois <domain>
Download file via HTTP, HTTPS, or FTPcurl -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 problemsbrew doctor
Install a formulabrew install <formula>
Uninstall a formulabrew uninstall <formula>
List all the installed formulasbrew list
Display available formulas for brewingbrew search
Upgrade all outdated and unpinned brewsbrew upgrade
Fetch latest version of homebrew and formulabrew update
Remove older version of installed formulabrew cleanup
Tap the cask repository from GitHubbrew tap homebrew/cask
List all installed casksbrew cask list
Install the given caskbrew cask install <cask>
Uninstall the given caskbrew cask uninstall <cask>
Homebrew commands in macOS Terminal
Find all files named <file> inside <dir>. Use wildcards (*) to search for parts of filenamesfind <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 moreless <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 windowCmd + N
Open new private windowShift + Cmd + N
Open new tabCmd + T
Open new tab at end of tab barOption + 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 tabShift + 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 tabCmd + W
Close all tabs except current tabOption + Cmd + W
Close current windowShift + Cmd + W
Close all windowsOption + Shift + Cmd + W
Reopen last closed tab/window[4]Cmd + Shift + T
Switch to next tabControl + Tab OR Shift + Cmd + ]
Switch to previos tabShift + 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 barCmd + 9
Open first/second/… bookmark listed under Favorites[6]Option + Cmd + 1,2..9
Toggle Tab OverviewShift + Cmd + \
Close all tabs except tab whose close button you clickedOption + click Close button
Quit SafariCmd + Q
Tab and Window Management Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS Safari
Scroll upUp Arrow
Scroll downDown Arrow
Scroll leftLeft Arrow
Scroll rightRight Arrow
Scroll in larger incrementsOption + Arrow key
Scroll down a screenSpacebar OR Page Down
Scroll up a screenShift + Spacebar OR Page Up
Scroll to top of webpageCmd + Up Arrow OR Fn + Left Arrow OR Home
Scroll to bottom of webpageCmd + Down Arrow OR Fn + Right Arrow OR End
Zoom in on webpage contentCmd + +(Plus)
Zoom out of webpage contentCmd + -(Minus)
Make webpage text biggerOption + Cmd + +(Plus)
Make webpage text smallerOption + Cmd + -(Minus)
Restore webpage content to default sizeCmd + 0
Reload webpageCmd + R
Reload webpage from origin i.e. without using browser cacheOption + Cmd + R
Stop webpage from loadingCmd + .(Period)
Go to next page in historyCmd + ] OR Cmd + Right Arrow
Go to previous page in historyCmd + [ OR Cmd + Left Arrow
View history of current tab in a listHold Back/Forward toolbar button
Go to homepageShift + Cmd + H
Search results SnapBackOption + Cmd + S
Find text on pageCmd + F
Find selected text on pageCmd + F OR Cmd + E
Move forward through matching text resultsCmd + G OR Return
Move backward through matching text resultsShift + Cmd + G OR Shift + Return
Webpage Content Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS Safari
Toggle Reader view for current webpageShift + Cmd + R
Save current webpage as bookmarkCmd + D
Add current webpage to Reading ListShift + Cmd + D
Load next Reading List item[7]Option + Cmd + Down Arrow
Load previous Reading List item[7]Option + Cmd + Up Arrow
Open bookmarkClick bookmark in sidebar or double-click in Bookmarks Editor
Add linked page to Reading ListShift + click
Open all bookmarks from folderCmd + click folder in Favorites bar
Move bookmarkDrag bookmark to left/right in Favorites bar
Remove bookmarkDrag bookmark off Favorites bar
Select/deselect bookmark/folder[9]Cmd + click
Select multiple bookmarks/folders[10]Shift + click
Open bookmark in new background tabCmd + double-click
Open bookmark in new background windowOption + Cmd + double-click
Open bookmark in new foreground tabShift + Cmd + double-click
Open bookmark in new foreground windowOption + Shift + Cmd + double-click
Open selected bookmark OR toggle contents of selected bookmark folderSpace
Open selected folderRight Arrow
Close selected folderLeft Arrow
Highlight name of selected bookmark/folder for editing OR Finish editing name of bookmark/folderReturn
Deleted selected bookmark/folderDelete
Reading and Bookmarks Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS Safari
Open Preferences[3]Cmd + ,(Comma)
Toggle Favorites barShift + Cmd + B
Toggle status barCmd + /
Toggle sidebarShift + Cmd + L
Toggle Bookmark sidebarControl + Cmd + 1
Toggle Reading List sidebarControl + Cmd + 2
Toggle Tab OverviewShift + Cmd + \
Toggle Downloads[11]Option + Cmd + L
Show Bookmark EditorOption + Cmd + B
Toggle Full Screen viewControl + Cmd + F
Show browser historyCmd + Y
Quit Full Screen mode OR Quit Reader ViewEsc
Browser Layout and Views in macOS Safari
Toggle Responsive Design modeOption + Cmd + R
Show Web InspectorOption + Cmd + I
Connect Web InspectorOption + Shift + Cmd + I
Show Javascript ConsoleOption + Cmd + C
Show Page SourceOption + Cmd + U
Show Page ResourcesOption + Cmd + A
Start/stop timeline recordingOption + Shift + Cmd + T
Start/stop element selectionShift + Cmd + C
Empty browser cachesOption + Cmd + E
Development Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS Safari
Open fileCmd + O
Download linked fileOption + click file link
Open downloaded fileDouble-click file in Downloads list
Email link to current pageCmd + 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 chooserCmd + N
Close template/theme chooserEsc
Open fileCmd + O
Save current fileCmd + S
Duplicate current fileShift + Cmd + S
Save the current file asOption + Shift + Cmd + S
PrintCmd + P
Open Page Setup dialog boxOption + Cmd + P
Scroll up one pageFn + Up Arrow
Scroll down one pageFn + Down Arrow
Close current windowCmd + W
Close all windowsOption + Cmd + W
Minimize current windowCmd + M
Minimize all windowsOption + Cmd + M
Switch to Full Screen modeControl + Cmd + F
Switch to next tabControl + Tab
Switch to previous tabShift + Control + Tab
Zoom current windowControl + Cmd + =
Zoom all windowsOption + Control + Cmd + =
Hide current appCmd + H
Hide other appsOption + Cmd + H
Open app settingsCmd + ,(Comma)
Open Help windowCmd + ?
Quit appCmd + Q
Quit app and keep windows openOption + Cmd + Q
File and Window Management Keyboard Shortcuts in iWork
Show Spelling and Grammar windowShift + md + ;(Semicolon)
Show Character Viewer (Emoji and Symbols windows)Control + Cmd + Space
Show Edit Equation dialog boxOption + Cmd + E
Show Fonts windowCmd + T
Toggle Inspector sidebarOption + Cmd + I
Switch to next tab in InspectorControl + `(Grave)
Switch to previous tab in InspectorShift + Control + `(Grave)
Toggle ruler(s)Cmd + R
Show Colors windowShift + Cmd + C
Toggle primary toolbarOption + Cmd + T
Move item around in toolbarCmd + drag toolbar item
Remove item from toolbarCmd + drag item away from toolbar
Tool and Panel Display Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS iWork
Undo last actionCmd + Z
redo last actionShift + Cmd + Z
Select all contentCmd + A
Deselect all contentShift + Cmd + A
Cut selectionCmd + X
Copy selectionCmd + C
Paste cut/copied contentCmd + V
Paste and match style of destinationOption + Shift + Cmd + V
Copy style of selectionOption + Cmd + C
Paste copied style to selectionOption + Cmd + V
Delete selection OR Clear contents of selected cell(s) in tableDelete
Duplicatr selectionCmd + D
Open Find and Replace dialogCmd + 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 textCmd + E
Show selected text or object in windowCmd + J
Zoom in on file contentShift + Cmd + .(Period)
Zoom out of file contentShift + Cmd + ,(Comma)
Return file content to actual sizeCmd + Z
Edit and Find Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS iWork
Move selected object one point or one screen pixel in specified directionArrow Key
Move selected object ten point or ten screen pixel in specified directionShift + Arrow Key
Send selected object to backShift + Cmd + B
Send selected object one layer backOption + Shift + Cmd + B
Bring selected object to frontShift + Cmd + F
Bring selected object one layer forwardOption + Shift + Cmd + F
Group selected objectsOption + Cmd + G
Ungroup selected objectsOption + Shift + Cmd + G
Lock selected objectsCmd + L
Unlock selected objectsOption + Cmd + L
Edit image maskShift + Cmd + M
Edit text editing and select its objectCmd + Return
Show Choose dialog box foe inserting objectShift + Cmd + V
Define selected text as placeholder textControl + Option + Cmd + T
Define selected image or movie as placeholder mediaControl + Option + Cmd + I
Draw custom shape with Pen toolOption + Shift + Cmd + P
Objects, Groups, and Layers for macOS iWork
Start dictation[1]Fn (twice)
Extend selection one character to rightShift + Right Arrow
Extend selection one character to leftShift + 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 lineShift + Cmd + Right Arrow
Extend selection to beginning of current wordShift + Cmd + Left Arrow
Extend selection to line aboveShift + Up Arrow
Extend selection to line belowShift + Down Arrow
Extend selection to beginning of current paragraphOption + Shift + Up Arrow
Extend selection to end of current paragraphOption + Shift + Down Arrow
Extend selection to beginning of textShift + Cmd + Up Arrow
Extend selection to end of textShift + Cmd + Down Arrow
Emphasize selected textCmd + B
Italicize selected textCmd + I
Underline selected textCmd + U
Delete word before cursorOption + Delete
Delete word after cursorOption + Fn + Delete
Increase size of selected textCmd + +(Plus)
Decrease size of selected textCmd + -(Minus)
Decrease space between selected charactersOption + Cmd + [
Increase space between selected charactersOption + Cmd + ]
Make selected text (or word at cursor) superscriptControl + Shift + Cmd + +(Plus)
Make selected text (or word at cursor) subscriptControl + Cmd + –
Align selected text flush leftCmd + Shift + [
Center selected textCmd + Shift + \
Align selected text flush rightCmd + Shift + ]
Justify selected textOption + Cmd + Shift + \
Decrease indent level of block of text or list item where cursor is placedCmd + [
Increase indent level of block of text or list item where cursor is placedCmd + ]
Turn selected text into hyperlinkCmd + K
Insert non-breaking spaceOption + Space
Insert line break (soft return)Shift + Return
Insert paragraph breakReturn
Insert new line after cursor, without moving cursorControl + O
Insert page breakFn + Cmd + Return
Swap characters on either side of cursorControl + T
Look up selected wordControl + Cmd + D
Display list of words to complete selected wordOption + Esc
Check spelling and grammarCmd + ;(Semicolon)
Text Manipulation Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS iWork
Insert new comment box for selected text, object, or cellShift + Cmd + K
Save current commentCmd + 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 editorShift + Cmd + D
Complete cell entry and select cell belowReturn
Complete cell entry and select cell aboveShift + Return
Complete cell entry and select cell on rightTab
Complete cell entry and select cell on leftShift + Tab
Move chart legend one pointArrow Key (when chart legend is selected)
Move chart legend ten pointsShift + Arrow Key (when chart legend is selected)
Add row above selected cellsOption + Up Arrow
Add row below selected cellsOption + Down Arrow
Add column to right of selected cellsOption + Right Arrow
Add column to left of selected cellsOption + Left Arrow
Select all rows that intersect current selectionOption + Cmd + Return
Select all columns that intersect current selectionControl + Cmd + Return
Select row/cell above selected row/cellShift + Up Arrow
Select row/cell below selected row/cellShift + Down Arrow
Select row/cell to the right of selected row/cellShift + Right Arrow
Select row/cell to the left of selected row/cellShift + Left Arrow
Begin editing cellReturn (when cell is selected)
Auto-align cell contentOption + Cmd + U
Stop editing cell and select itCmd + Return
Stop editing cell and select its tableCmd + Return (twice)
Move selected table one point or one screen pixel in specified directionArrow Key (when table is selected)
Move selected table ten points or ten screen pixels in specified directionShift + Arrow Key (when table is selected)
Select next cell in specifiedArrow Key (when cell is selected)
Extend cell selection by one cell in specified directionShift + Arrow Key (when cell is selected)
Insert line break (soft return) when editing text in cellControl + Return
Insert paragraph break (hard return) when editing text in cellReturn
Open formula editor for selected non-formula cell=
Edit cell formulaControl + =
Select first populated cell in current rowOption + Cmd + Left Arrow
Select last populated cell in current rowOption + Cmd + Right Arrow
Select first populated cell in current columnOption + Cmd + Up Arrow
Select last populated cell in current columnOption + Cmd + Down Arrow
Delete selected rowsOption + Cmd + Delete
Delete selected columnsControl + Cmd + Delete
Merge selected cellsControl + Cmd + M
Unmerge selected cellsControl + Shift + Cmd + M
Expand current selection to include first populated cell in current rowOption + Shift + Cmd + Left Arrow
Expand current selection to include last populated cell in current rowOption + Shift + Cmd + Right Arrow
Expand current selection to include first populated cell in current columnOption + Shift + Cmd + Up Arrow
Expand current selection to include last populated cell in current columnOption + 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 modeCmd + \
Autofill from row aboveOption + Cmd + \
Autofill from column beforeControl + 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 bibliographyOption + 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 layoutShift + Cmd + L
Toggle invisiblesShift + Cmd + I
Toggle comments paneShift + Cmd + T
Toggle word countShift + Cmd + W
Open dialog box for switching to specific pageControl + Cmd + G
Page-Specific Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS iWork
Select table from cell selectionCmd + Return
Show Tab OverviewShift + Cmd + \
Switch to previous sheetShift + Cmd + [
Switch to next sheetShift + Cmd + ]
Switch to first sheetOption + Shift + Cmd + [
Switch to last sheetOption + Shift + Cmd + ]
Insert current date in selected cellControl + Shift + Cmd + D
Insert current time in selected cellControl + Shift + Cmd + T
Apply sorting rulesShift + Cmd + R
Enable filtersOption + Cmd + F
Collapse selected groupsCmd + 8
Collapse peer groupsOption + Cmd + 8
Collapse all groupsOption + Shift + Cmd + 8
Expand selected groupsCmd + 9
Expand peer groupsOption + Cmd + 9
Expand all groupsOption + Shift + Cmd + 9
Number-Specific Keyboard Shortcuts in macOS iWork
Select all object types in object listCmd + A
Deselect all object types in object listShift + Cmd + A
Select table from cell selectionCmd + Return
Insert new slide OR add new master slide from Master Slides viewShift + Cmd + N
Skip selected slideShift + Cmd + H
Toggle Master Slides viewShift + Cmd + E
Toggle presenter nodesShift + Cmd + P
Toggle object listShift + Cmd + L
Zoom to selectionShift + Cmd + O
Zoom to fit slideOption + Cmd + O
Zoom to fit content (including objects on extended canvas)Option + Shift + Cmd + O
Play slideshowOption + Cmd + P
Play video during presentationSpace
Pause or resume videoK
Rewind video one frame at a time when pausedJ
Fast-forward video one frame at a time when pausedL
Jump to beginning of videoI
Jump to end of videoO
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

PrintCmd + P or Ctrl + P
FindCmd + F
CutCmd + X or Ctrl + X
CopyCmd + C or Ctrl + C
PasteCmd + V or Ctrl + V
SaveCmd + S or Ctrl + S
UndoCmd + Z or Ctrl + Z
RedoCmd + Y or Ctrl + Y or Cmd + Shift + Z
Minimize or maximize the ribbonCmd + Ctrl + R
Basic Keyboard Shortcuts across Microsoft Office for macOS
Switch between notebook sectionsOption + Tab
Move selected paragraphs upCmd + Shift + Up Arrow
Move selected paragraphs downCmd + Shift + Down Arrow
Move selected paragraphs leftCmd + Shift + Left Arrow
Switch between pafesCtrl + Tab [+ use arrow keys to move up or down]
Insert a line breakShift + Return
Insert the current dateCmd + D
Insert the current date and timeCmd + Shift + Down Arrow
Insert a linkCmd + K
Delete the word to the leftOption + Delete
Delete the word to the rightFn + Option + Delete
View a list of open notebooksCtrl + G
Search all notebookseCmd + Option + F
Create a notebook pageCmd + N
Move a pageCmd + Shift + M
Copy a pageCmd + Shift + C
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft OneNote for macOS
Create a messageCmd + N
Save th open message to DraftsCmd + S
Send the open messageCmd + Return
Add an attachment to the open messageCmd + E
Send and receive all messagesCmd + K
Reply to the messageCmd + R
Reply to allShift + Cmd + R
Forward the messageCmd + J
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook for macOS (Email)
Create an event, note, task, or contactCmd + N
Open the selected event, note, task, or contactCmd + O
Delete the selected event, note, task, or contactDelete
Navigate to the previous paneShift + Ctrl + [
Navigate to the next paneShift + Ctrl + ]
Switch the calendar view to include todayCmd + T
Send the note as an emailCmd + J
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook for macOS (Calendar, Notes, Tasks, and Contacts)
TodayCtrl + 1
TomorrowCtrl + 2
This weekCtrl + 3
Next weekCtrl + 4
No due dateCtrl + 5
Custom due dateCtrl + 6
Add a reminderCtrl + =
Mark complete0 (Zero)
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook for macOS (Flagging Messages, Tasks, and Contacts)
Center a paragraphCmd + E
Justify a paragraphCmd + J
Left align a paragraphCmd + L
Right align a paragraphCmd + R
Increase font sizeCmd + Shift + >
Decrease font sizeCmd + Shift + <
Apply all capital lettersCmd + Shift + A
Apply boldCmd + B
Apply italicsCmd + I (Letter I)
Apply underlineCmd + U
Apply double underlineCmd + Shift + D
Single-spacingCmd + 1
Double-spacingCmd + 2
1.5 line-spacingCmd + 5
Insert a line breakShift + Retur
Insert a page breakShift + Enter
Insert a column breakCmd + Shift + Enter
Insert a copyright symbolOption + G
Insert a trademark symbolOption + 2
Insert a registered trademark symbolOption + R
Insear an ellipsisOption + ;(Semicolon)
Apply style – NormalCmd + Shift + N
Apply style – ListCmd + Shift + L
Apply style – Heading 1Cmd + Option + 1
Apply style – Heading 2Cmd + Option + 2
Apply style – Heading 3Cmd + Option + 3
Keyboard Shortcuts for macOS Microsoft Word
Create a presentationCmd + N
Open a presentationCmd + O (Letter O)
Close a presentationCmd + W
Print a presentationCmd + P
Save a presentationCmd + S
Insert a slideCmd + Shift + N or Ctrl + N
Play from the first slideCmd + Shift + Return
Play from the current slideCmd + Return
End the slide showEsc or Cmd + .(Period) or -(Hyphen)
Hide the pointerCtrl + H
Normal viewCmd + 1
Slider sorter viewCmd + 2
Notes page viewCmd + 3
Outline viewCmd + 4
Full screen viewCmd + Ctrl + F
Presenter vciewOption + Return
Turn the screen black while in presentation modeB
Turn the screen white while in presentation modeW
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft PowerPoint for macOS
Insert cellsCtrl + Shift + =
Delete cellsCmd + – or Ctrl + –
Group selected cellsCmd + Shift + K
Ungroup selected cellsCmd + Shift + j
Insert a hyperlinkCmd + K or Ctrl + K
Fill downCmd + D or Ctrl + D
Fill rightCmd + R or Ctrl + R
Enter the dateCtrl + ;(Semicolon)
Enter the timeCmd + ;(Semicolon)
Select only visible cellscmd + Shift + *(Asterisk)
Select only the active cell when multiple cells are selectedShift + Delete
Select the rowShift + Spacebar
Hide rowsCtrl + 9
Unhide rowsCtrl + Shift + (
Select the columnCtrl + Spacebar
Hide columnsCtrl + 0(Zero)
Unhide columnsCtrl + Shift + )
Complete an entry and move upShift + Return
Complete an entry and move rightTab
Complete an entry and move leftShift + Tab
Cancel an entryEsc
Insert, open, or edit a commentShift + F2
Scroll to the active cell in a worksheetCtrl + Delete
Move between unlocked cells on a protected worksheetTab
Move to the next sheet in a worksheetCtrl + Page Down or Option + Right Arrow
Move to the previous sheet in a worksheetCtrl + Page Up or Option + Left Arrow
Move to the beginning of the rowHome or Fn + Left Arrow
Move to the beginning of the sheetCtrl + Home or Ctrl + Fn + Left Arrow
Move to the last cell in use on the sheetCtrl + Home or Ctrl + Fn + Right Arrow
Move up one screenPage Up or Fn + Up Arrow
Move down one screenPage Down or Fn + Down Arrow
Move left one screenOption + Page Up or Fn + Option + Up Arrow
Move right one screenOption + 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 sheetCmd + N
Create new groupShift + Cmd + N
Create new filterControl + Cmd + N
Open new windowOption + Cmd + N
Open new tabCmd + T
Show Quick Open panel to open from LibraryCmd + O
Show Quick Open panel to open from current groupShift + Cmd + O
Show Quick Open panel to open from selectionOption + Cmd + O
Reveal selected sheet in group[1]Cmd + Return(Enter)
Switch to next tabControl + Tab
Switch to previous tabShift + Control + Tab
Add sheet to Favorites OR Remove sheet from FavoritesCmd + D
Save current version of sheet and create new versionCmd + S
Glue selected sheetsCmd + J
Split sheet at selectionShift + Cmd + B
Open Export preview for selected sheet/group[2]Shift + Cmd + P
Refresh preview window[3]Cmd + R
Jump to next page in previewSpace OR Right Arrow
Jump to previous page in previewShift + Space OR Left Arrow
Scroll down in previewDown Arrow
Scroll up in previewUp Arrow
Print current sheetCmd + P
Move sheet to TrashCmd + Delete
Erase sheet[4]Option + Cmd + Delete
Close current tabCmd + W
Close current windowShift + Cmd + W
Open panel to attach keyword(s) to selected sheet[5]Shift + Cmd + K
Open Ulysses PreferencesCmd + ,(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 viewCmd + 4
Switch to Favorite group[7]Cmd + 5
Show Quick Export panelCmd + 6
Show Statistics panelCmd + 7
Show Navigation panelCmd + 8
Show Markup panelCmd + 9
Show Find panelCmd + F
Show Find and Replace panelOption + Cmd + F
Search for selection[8]Cmd + E
Find next match in search resultsCmd + G
Find previous match in search resultsShift + 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 ViewerControl + Cmd + space
Toggle Dark ThemeOption + Cmd + X
Toggle Dark ModeOption + Cmd + L
Toggle Typewritter ModeOption + Cmd + T
Toggle Full Screen ModeOption + Cmd + F
Minimize windowCmd + M
Zoom WindowControl + Cmd + Z
Toggle second editor in Split View[11]Option + Cmd + 3
Scroll simultaneously in both editors in Split ViewOption + Scroll
Switch focus from Sheet List to LibraryCmd + Left Arrow
Switch focus from Library to Sheet List OR Switch focus from Sheet List to EditorCmd + Right Arrow
Open selected group in LibraryRight Arrow
Select previous sheetOption + Cmd + Up Arrow
Select next sheetOption + Cmd + Down Arrow
Move through panes from left to rightOption + Cmd + Right Arrow
Move through panes from right to leftOption + Cmd + Left Arrow
Force copy sheet/groupCmd + Drag
Force move sheet/groupOption + Drag
Sheet, Groups, and Views Keyboard Shortcuts for Ulysses on macOS
Increase heading levelCmd + \(Back Slash)
Decrease heading levelShift + Cmd + \(Back Slash)
Jump to start of lineCmd + Left Arrow
Jump to end of lineCmd + Right Arrow
Jump to start of sheetCmd + Up Arrow
Jump to end of sheetCmd + Down Arrow
Jump to previous wordOption + Left Arrow
Jump to next wordOption + Right Arrow
Jump to start of paragraphOption + Up Arrow
Jump to end of paragraphOption + Down Arrow
Move current/selected line upControl + Cmd + Up Arrow
Move current/selected line downControl + Cmd + Down Arrow
Delete current wordOption + Delete
Delete current lineCmd + Delete
Emphasize following/selected textCmd + B
Italicize following/selected textCmd + I
Create linkCmd + K
Remove markup for current line or for selected textCmd + L
Increase indentationTab
Decrease indentationShoft + Tab
Don’t apply markup to following text\(Back Slash)[text]
Undo typingCmd + Z
Redo typingShift + Cmd + Z
Cut selected textCmd + X
Copy selected textCmd + C
Paste selected textCmd + V
Select all text in EditorCmd + A
Copy selected text as MarkdownOption + Cmd + C
Paste from MarkdownOption + Cmd + V
Paste as Plain TextOption + Shift + Cmd + V
Opne panel to insert image(img)
Opne panel to insert footnote(fn)
Increase zoomCmd + +(Plus)
Decrease zoomCmd + -(Minus)
Revert to default zoomCmd + 0
Spellcheck documentCmd + ;(Semicolon)
Show Spelling and Grammar panelShift + 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.