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6 Helpful Mac Keyboard Shortcut Tips

Mar 12, 2024 - 6 Comments
Useful Mac keyboard shortcuts

If you are a Mac user, you might be interested in some specific keyboard shortcuts tricks that can make your MacOS computing experience more efficient and maybe even be more productive too. Here are six useful Mac keyboard shortcut tips that will improve most people’s MacOS experience, usage, and workflow.

4 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts Every Mac User Should Know

Dec 5, 2023 - 4 Comments
Mac keyboard shortcuts

Want to boost your Mac productivity with some super useful keyboard shortcuts? Here are four of them that every Mac user should know and memorize, where you’re sure to get plenty of use from. From switching between apps, windows, jumping into any directories, or force quitting, read on!

How to “Save As” in MacOS Sonoma & Ventura

Oct 17, 2023 - 15 Comments
How to enable a Save As keyboard shortcut on Mac

Do you wish you had the “Save As” keyboard shortcut back in MacOS Sonoma and MacOS Ventura? Wish no more, it’s easy to re-enable, even in the latest versions of MacOS system software and with the peculiar System Settings experience. Many longtime Mac users adore the “Save As” keyboard shortcut, which had been accessed by … Read More

Get Slide-Out Terminal Access in MacOS by Keyboard Shortcut with iTerm

Jul 21, 2023 - Leave a Comment
Set a hotkey for instant command line access with iTerm on Mac

The iTerm app for Mac is a great terminal alternative that has some unique features, one of which is that you can setup a hotkey or keyboard shortcut to instantly access an iTerm2 terminal as a slide-out command line from the top of the screen, from anywhere in MacOS.

Switch Between Different Windows in Same App on Mac with a Handy Shortcut

Apr 17, 2023 - 10 Comments
Switch between windows of the same Mac app

Do you ever have a bunch of different windows open in the same Mac app, and you’re wanting to quickly toggle between them with a keyboard shortcut? That’s exactly what this trick is for, and it can really boost your productivity in multi-windowed Mac apps.

How to Disable Period Typing After Double Space on MacOS Ventura

Apr 4, 2023 - 7 Comments
How to stop adding period after double space on MacOS

If you have updated to MacOS Ventura, you may have noticed that if you double type a space, you end up with a period automatically typing itself. Some users may appreciate the automatic typing of periods after hitting the spacebar twice, but many Mac users who write code, scripts, or write professionally, can be annoyed … Read More

Open Terminal by Keyboard Shortcut on Mac

Feb 6, 2023 - 4 Comments
Open Terminal by keyboard shortcut on Mac

Ever wished you could instantly launch the Terminal app on Mac by keyboard shortcut? Instead of relying on Spotlight and typing Terminal and hitting return, which works great and has for many years, you can actually create your own custom keyboard shortcut to open the Terminal app on MacOS. This article will detail how you … Read More

How to Open Activity Monitor by Keyboard Shortcut on Mac

Feb 1, 2023 - 4 Comments
Use a keyboard shortcut for opening Activity Monitor on Mac

Many Mac users rely on Activity Monitor to quickly terminate processes and monitor system resources on their Macs. Creating a keyboard shortcut for quick access to Activity Monitor can be a beneficial trick to more easily access the task manager in MacOS. This article will demonstrate how to use the Shortcuts app to make a … Read More

Creating a “Save as PDF” Keyboard Shortcut in MacOS Ventura

Dec 6, 2022 - 19 Comments
How to Save as PDF keyboard shortcut on Mac

If you work with a lot of PDF files, you’d probably appreciate having the ability to press a keyboard shortcut to save files, webpages, and documents as PDF files on the Mac. You can set that up rather easily, and we’ll walk through the process. If you have long been using the old trick to … Read More

Open Quick Note on iPad with Keyboard Shortcut Globe+Q

May 31, 2022 - 4 Comments
Make a Quick Note on iPad by keyboard shortcut

iPad users with a Magic Keyboard, Smart Keyboard, or external keyboard can use a keyboard shortcut to launch Quick Notes on the iPad from anywhere. This may be preferable to some users than using the swipe gesture to use Quick Notes on the iPad. If you’re familiar with using the fn+Q keyboard shortcut to summon … Read More

Make a Quick Note on Mac by Keyboard Shortcut

Mar 22, 2022 - 5 Comments
Notes icon in iOS

If you use the Notes app frequently on the Mac to jot down information and store important data, you’ll be happy to know that the excellent Quick Notes feature has a super simple and near instantaneous keyboard shortcut to go along with it.

Quickly Open Control Center on Mac or iPad with a Keyboard Shortcut

Mar 3, 2022 - 7 Comments
Control Center by keyboard shortcut on Mac or iPad

Mac users can quickly open Control Center in macOS with the help of a keyboard shortcut. And to make matters even better, the same keyboard shortcut works to open Control Center on any iPad using a keyboard too. If you’re a frequent Control Center user on MacOS or iPadOS, you should appreciate this tip.

37 Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac

Jan 31, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Zoom keyboard shortcuts for Mac

If you’re living in a world of Zoom Meetings and video conferences, you may want to familiarize yourself with the many keyboard shortcuts available for Zoom on Mac. With keystrokes, you’ll be able to join and start meetings, mute and unmute your audio, start and stop your video, start screen sharing, view participants, raise and … Read More

Using the Get Info Keyboard Shortcut on Mac

Apr 27, 2021 - 3 Comments
Using the Get Info Keyboard Shortcut on Mac

Do you want to be able to quickly check the size of a file on a Mac? Or perhaps you want to see when a particular app was last opened? Or perhaps you want to see what version an app is? You can use the “Get Info” option on Mac OS for doing this, and … Read More

How to Find Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Aug 1, 2020 - 10 Comments
How to Find Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Whether you primarily use your Mac for work, school, or any other purpose, you can save some of your valuable time with the help of keyboard shortcuts on macOS. There are so many shortcuts available that it may overwhelm you at first, but we’ll help you with that by revealing how you can discover and … Read More

How to Type & Access Emoji by Keyboard Shortcut on iPad

Jul 10, 2020 - 1 Comment
Emoji keyboard shortcut on iPad

The ability to access and type Emoji and switch keyboards quickly by keyboard shortcut is yet another handy feature available to iPad when used with a hardware keyboard. And if you use multiple language keyboards on iPad, you can use the same keystroke to switch between those keyboards too.

How to Set a Do Not Disturb Keyboard Shortcut on Mac

May 21, 2019 - 2 Comments
Set a Do Not Disturb keyboard shortcut on Mac

Want to toggle Do Not Disturb mode on the Mac with a keyboard shortcut? You can easily enable a custom keyboard shortcut to turn on or off Do Not Disturb mode in MacOS, and we’ll show you how to set it up. Do Not Disturb mode on the Mac is one of the best features … Read More

How to Take iPad Screenshots Using Keyboard Shortcuts

May 14, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to take screenshots on iPad with keyboard shortcuts

Using an iPad with a hardware keyboard provides access to several keyboard shortcuts to quickly take screen shots on iPad. These keystrokes offer a consistent and quick way to take a screenshot on iPad without your fingers having to leave the keyboard to use the other approaches of the Home / Power button iPad screenshot … Read More

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