Windows and Mac Shortcut Key Reference Guide

A computer can only move as fast as the person driving it.  When I work on my computer I love to fly lightning fast and the only way to do that is to use keyboard shortcuts.

Have one hand one your mouse and the other on the keyboard.  If you are new to using shortcut keys then use the following list to help you remember:

For Windows (The CTRL key is located two keys to the left of the spacebar):

Copy CTRL + C Quit ALT + F4 Start Menu CTRL + ESC
Cut CTRL + X Redo CTRL + Y Tab Programs ALT + TAB
Delete CTRL + D Refresh F5 Task Manager CTRL + SHIFT + ESC
Select All CTRL + A Get Info ALT + Enter Search F3
Undo CTRL + Z Paste CTRL + V Select All CTRL + A
Print CTRL + P

For Mac

Change App Command + Tab Close Window Command + W
Delete Command + Delete Deselect All Option + Command + A
Finder Command + N Force Quit Command + Option + ESC
Minimize Command + M Open Command + O
Paste Command + V Print Command + P
Select All Command + A Spotlight Command + Spacebar
Copy Command + C Eject Command + E
Open Applications Shift + Command + A Undo Command + Z
Info Command + I Add to Favorites Shift + Command + T

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