Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Menu, Finder and Taking Screenshots:
Mac Keyboard Shortcuts:
We usually work with normal keyboard but Mac keyboard is something different from a normal keyboard. The keys are different on the Mac Keyboard. You may confuse while using a Mac Keyboard for the first time or if you are not acquainted with it. Let’s see few Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts for options like Menu, Finder and taking screenshots.
Keyboard Shortcuts Mac Menu:
Let’s match few menu keys on Mac with the keys on normal PC keyboard. The Apple Command acts like Control key on your PC, Option key as Alt key and other keys which are different in symbol but function same as their name such as keys like Enter key, Control key, Shift key, Return key, Left Arrow key, Right Arrow key, Delete key, Forward Delete key, Page Up key, Page Down key, Top key, End key and Escape keys. Please refer to the image to view the symbol of each key and it is function. These Mac Keyboard shortcuts help you while working with Menu option on Mac.
Keyboard Shortcuts Mac Finder:
In the image you can observe different Mac Keyboard shortcuts which are helpful while working with Finder on Mac. Press your Mac Keyboard Command key and other character and special character key at a time to view various shortcuts on Finder. Here, you can observe various combinations of Command key with other keys on keyboard like number keys (1, 2, 3), character keys (A, B, F, H, I, J, K, O, R, T, Y, Z) and Tab key. Each shortcut combination has its own functionality.
Keyboard Shortcuts in order to take Screenshots:
We generally take screenshots using shortcuts on mobile devices by pressing power+ volume buttons at a time right. Here also, for taking screenshots on Mac we use few Mac Keyboard shortcuts.
Use the shortcuts as shown in the image to take screenshots. Use the commands Command + shift + 3 to take the screenshot of current screen that you are working on and if you want to save it to clipboard use Command + Control+ shift + 3. Use the commands Command + shift + 4 to take the screenshot of current area that you are working on and if you want to save it to clipboard use Command + Control+ shift + 4. And, also use the commands Command + shift + 4+ Space to take the screenshot of current window that you are working on and if you want to save it to clipboard use Command + Control+ shift + 4+Space.
Originally posted 2014-12-06 19:52:49.