Category Archives: Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts of the Day: Navigating and Highlighting Text

The Skinny: PC version “Shift-Down Arrow” = Mac version “Shift-CMD-Right Arrow” (or Left) I’m still adapting to using a Mac after a loooooooong time on PCs. Every now and then I come across something that’s so reflexive, I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Print Screen CMD-Shift-3 or CMD-Shift-4: Mac Keyboard Shortcut of the Day

CMD+Shift+3 = full screenshot CMD+Shift+4 = crosshairs to drag area for partial shot Images saved to desktop Yesterday I wanted to demonstrate how to find out the size of my trash file on a Mac. In order to do that, … Continue reading

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Mac Keyboard Shortcut of the Day: Show Inspector

CMD+OPTION+I I wanted to know the size of my trash. I like knowing how big the trash is before I dump it. It gives me that same sense of satisfaction as when I take all my change down to a … Continue reading

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How “Show Desktop” on a MacBook Pro

Four Finger Swipe UP on the Multi-Touch Mouse I just got the new fancy schmancy MacBook Pro. I’m totally new to Macs, so I didn’t realize that this mouse is different than the previous versions. For starters – it doesn’t … Continue reading

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