Keyboard Tips

Keyboard Shortcuts

Command (⌘)-Spacebar: Opens Spotlight for searching for files

SPotlight Search

Command (⌘)-Tab: Shows open programs. If you hold down the Command and repeatedly press Tab, you’ll switch between all open programs. You can also quit applications by hitting the Q while the Command is still held down.

Cmd Tab

Command (⌘)-Q: Quit programs

Command (⌘)-Shift-3: Takes a screenshot of the desktop. More screenshot options here.

For even more shortcuts, check out this complete list from Apple

Tip! If you’re coming to the Mac from Windows, know that almost any shortcut you learned in the Windows environment will work on your Mac if you use the Command(⌘) key instead of the Control key.