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Dock   4 件の記事

Cmd-option-click an icon to hide all applications BUT the one you are clicking.

option, in dock menu

Pressing option while you are in the Dock icon's menu changes the Quit to a Force Quit. Good for corralling pesky hung applications.

Press dock icon

Display the Dock item's menu by clicking and holding the mouse button.


Show or Hide the Dock.

Finder   3 件の記事

Empty the Trash, sans nagging.


Empty the Trash, with nagging whether you really, really want to.


Delete the selected file.

General   5 件の記事

Next Window. Cycle through the windows inside an application. Cmd-backtick (not a single quote).


Switch between applications. Hold Cmd and tap "tab" repeatedly.


Close a window inside the current application, such as a Mail message.


Hide the current application.


Quit the current application.

Power   4 件の記事
option-Cmd-power button

Force a Restart.




Display the "restart / shutdown / sleep" dialog.


Must hold eject down for a couple of seconds. Use F12 if you have no eject key.

Screenshots   3 件の記事
Cmd-shift-4, then spacebar

Take a screenshot of only the window you click, after pressing these keys.

Cmd-shift-4 (-control)

Take a screenshot of an area you drag, after this key sequence. Add control to send to clipboard. When selecting, you can modify the select by holding space, shift or option. Try it!

Cmd-shift-3 (-control)

Take a screenshot of your whole screen. The default is to save a PNG on your desktop, but add the control key to save to the clipboard for pasting.

Services   2 件の記事

Spell check.


Popup the dictionary HUD.

Spotlight   2 件の記事

Open spotlight window.


Open spotlight menu.

Startup   14 件の記事

Shift, just after logging in, to prevent Finder windows from opening and startup items from opening, for this boot.


Eject a stuck CD or DVD.


Start up in single user mode, which is a minimal BSD Unix environment. You can run /sbin/fsck -fy from the CLI, which will force-correct any disk problems. If you get a message that "FILE SYSTEM WAS MODIFIED" this means fsck found and repaired problems. Run it again until no error messages show: i.e.: ** The volume (name_of_volume) appears to be OK **. Exit single user mode by typing reboot.


Force a "Verbose" startup. Show Unix console messages during startup, and see what is going on behind the scenes as your Mac starts.


Display the Open Firmware screen.


Zap the Parameter RAM (PRAM). Start holding the keys prior to the grey screen after boot, hold them through the reset and an automatic reboot, through the second startup tone. Resets settings such as: display / video settings such as refresh rate, screen resolution, number of colors, startup volume, speaker volume, recent kernel panic info if any, DVD region setting. Be sure to go into System Preferences afterward and set the clock and timezone, and speaker volume.


Start from external drive (or CD).

Hold option

Show the icons of all startup disks, for selection.

Hold shift

Start the Mac in "safe mode" and thereby force a check of the startup volume, and run only necessary kernel extensions. This might be used, for example, to get out of a failed upgrade which is looping the setup assistant. Press shift right as you hear the startup sound, and release shift when you see the grey Apple logo and spinning progress indicator. Give this process time. Leave safe mode by rebooting.

Hold X

Starts up in Mac OS X (if OS 9 is also present on the same disk).

Hold T

Enter FireWire Target Disk mode, which allows another Mac to access said Mac in Target Disk mode as if it were an external hard drive. Cable sold separately.

Hold N

Start up from network server using the default NetBoot image.

Hold D

Start up from the first partition.

Hold C

Start up from a bootable CD or DVD in the internal drive. You might do this when upgrading, or when you need to run something like Disk Utility from the original Mac OS X DVD. Once you boot to the OS X DVD, you can choose Disk Utility from the Installer menu, and then choose "First Aid". As an aside, you can use "DasBoot" utility to create bootable discs.

Text   8 件の記事

Delete the word to the left of the cursor.

del, or fn-delete on a laptop

Delete the text to the right of the cursor, or "forward delete". Marked with a right-facing arrow with an x on full sized keyboards.


Delete the text to the left of the cursor.

option-Right and Left Arrow Keys (shift)

Move the cursor to the beginning or end of this or the next word to the right or left. Add shift to select.

Cmd-Arrow Keys (shift)

Move the cursor to the beginning and end of a line (left, right arrow keys) or the top or bottom of an area of text (up, down arrow keys). Add shift to select.

esc while typing

Autocomplete a word being typed by pressing esc.


Paste text and match it to the surrounding text. Same as "Paste Special, Plain Text" in Windows.

Cmd-X, C, or V

Press Cmd with X to cut, C to copy, and V to insert text. Think this way to remember these. X looks like scissors, or "no good", C stands for "copy" and V is like the proofreader's mark for insert.

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