1.1 - Keyboard shortcuts

1.1 - Keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

Mac Menu Bar

 

One way to speed up your use of the laptop is to learn the keyboard shortcuts for various actions and functions. Many times, you can find these listed in various menus beside the funciton.

Some important and common keyboard shortcuts include:

  • ⌘-A Select All
  • ⌘-X Cut
  • ⌘-C Copy
  • ⌘-V Paste
  • ⌘-Q Quit Application
  • ⌘-O Open
  • ⌘-W Close Window / Document
  • ⌘-S Save
  • ⌘-N New Document
  • ⌘-P Print
  • ⌘-Z Undo

 


 

 

The Dock

 

Another component of your desktop is called the Dock.

Dock

The dock contains:

  1. Access to the Finder application
  2. Any OPEN applications
  3. Any applications you have KEPT in the dock (for fast access)
  4. Any FOLDERS you have KEPT in the dock (for fast access)
  5. The trash icon

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