Mac OS X Tips

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Short-cuts

  • ⌘ + control + space = Emoji
  • ⌘ + shift + 3 = Capture entire screen + save file
  • ⌘ + control + shift + 3 = Capture entire screen to clipboard
  • ⌘ + shift + 4 = Capture selected screen + save file
  • ⌘ + control + shift + 3 = Capture selected screen to clipboard
  • ⌘ + shift then space = Capture a window + save file
  • ⌘ + control + shift + 4 then space = Capture a window to clipboard
  • ⌘ + tab, then Q (to quit) or H (to hide) = Quickly close or hide running apps
  • ⌘ + option + A = Go to Application Folders
  • ⌘ + option + D = Show/hide dock
  • ⌘ + option + Esc = Show "Force Quit" window

Hardware Tips

  • Hold option, then click volume on the menu = audio input/output selection
  • shift + alt + change brightness = 1/4 incremental change
  • shift + alt + change volume = 1/4 incremental change
  • Determine battery cycle count - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1519

Finder Quick Tips

  • Open a folder in a new window or new tab, double-click while holding ⌘.
  • File preview = press space while a file is selected

Other Quick tips

  • Press fn (twice) = Dictation
  • Hold shift + minimize/maximize window = Slow down animation