Mac OS X Snow Leopard shortcut keys

Basic

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Add selected item to Sidebar COMMAND+T
Upvote4 0 Copy COMMAND+C
Upvote4 0 Cut COMMAND+X
Upvote4 0 Duplicate COMMAND+D
Upvote4 0 Get info COMMAND+I
Upvote4 0 Hide current application COMMAND+H
Upvote4 0 Log out current user SHIFT+COMMAND+Q
Upvote4 0 Make alias COMMAND+L
Upvote4 0 New smart folder OPTION+COMMAND+N
Upvote4 0 Open COMMAND+O
Upvote4 0 Open inspector OPTION+COMMAND+I
Upvote4 0 Paste COMMAND+V
Upvote4 0 Quick look COMMAND+Y
Upvote4 0 Select all COMMAND+A
Upvote4 0 Show Original (of selected alias) COMMAND+R
Upvote4 0 Show view options COMMAND+J
Upvote4 0 Toggle zoom OPTION+COMMAND+8
Upvote4 0 Undo COMMAND+Z
Upvote4 0 Hide/Show Sidebar COMMAND+OPTION+T
Upvote4 0 Take screenshot COMMAND+SHIFT+3
Upvote4 0 Take screenshot of specific area COMMAND+SHIFT+4+LEFT CLICK DRAG AREA
Upvote4 0 Take screenshot of specific window COMMAND+SHIFT+4+SPACEBAR+LEFT CLICK ON WINDOW
Upvote4 0 Shutdown immediately (No confirmation prompt) COMMAND+OPTION+CTRL+EJECT
Upvote4 0 Sleep immediately (No confirmation prompt) COMMAND+OPTION+EJECT
Upvote4 0 Shutdown, Sleep, Restart Dialog CTRL+EJECT
Upvote4 0 Put display to sleep CTRL+SHIFT+EJECT
Upvote4 0 Go to the end of a text line COMMAND+RIGHT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Go to the beginning of a text line COMMAND+LEFT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Go to the end of all text COMMAND+DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Go to the beginning of all text COMMAND+UP ARROW
Upvote4 0 Look up word in dictionary COMMAND+CTRL+D (WITH CURSOR OVER WORD)
Upvote4 0 Force Quit applications COMMAND+OPTION+ESCAPE
Upvote4 0 Open Front Row COMMAND+ESCAPE
Upvote4 0 Log Out COMMAND+SHIFT+Q
Upvote4 0 Log Out Immediately COMMAND+SHIFT+OPTION+Q
Upvote4 0 Quick look SPACE
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Window management

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Close all windows OPTION+COMMAND+W
Upvote4 0 Close Window COMMAND+W
Upvote4 0 Exposé all windows F9
Upvote4 0 Minimize window COMMAND+M
Upvote4 0 View window as Icons COMMAND+1
Upvote4 0 View window as list COMMAND+2
Upvote4 0 View window as columns COMMAND+3
Upvote4 0 View window as cover flow COMMAND+4
Upvote4 0 Open sidebar item in new window COMMAND+LEFT CLICK
Upvote4 0 Switch between applications COMMAND+TAB
Upvote4 0 Switch between multiple windows in an application COMMAND+~
Upvote4 0 Activate Spaces F8
Upvote4 0 Consolidate all windows into a Single Workspace C (AFTER F8)
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Finder

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Find CTRL+F
Upvote4 0 New finder window COMMAND+N
Upvote4 0 New folder SHIFT+COMMAND+N
Upvote4 0 Switch Finder display (Icons, List, Columns, Cover Flow) COMMAND+1, COMMAND+2, COMMAND+3, COMMAND+4
Upvote4 0 Expand folder in List view RIGHT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Collapse folder in List view LEFT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Rename selected file or folder ENTER
Upvote4 0 Open selected file or folder COMMAND+DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Go to parent of selected folder COMMAND+UP ARROW
Upvote4 0 Go Back COMMAND+[
Upvote4 0 Go Forward COMMAND+]
Upvote4 0 Select next item in Icon and List views TAB
Upvote4 0 Select previous item in Icon and List views SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Select next column in Column view TAB
Upvote4 0 Select previous column in Column view SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Show full file name OPTION+MOVE CURSOR OVER NAME
Upvote4 0 Cancel drag and drop whilst in progress ESC
Upvote4 0 Find by File Name COMMAND+SHIFT+F
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Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Dashboard F12
Upvote4 0 Exposé application windows F10
Upvote4 0 Exposé desktop F11
Upvote4 0 Go to applications folder SHIFT+COMMAND+A
Upvote4 0 Go to Desktop SHIFT+COMMAND+D
Upvote4 0 Go to home folder SHIFT+COMMAND+H
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Utilities

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Eject Disk COMMAND+E
Upvote4 0 Empty Trash COMMAND+SHIFT+DELETE
Upvote4 0 Help SHIFT+COMMAND+?
Upvote4 0 Move to trash COMMAND+DELETE
Upvote4 0 Toggle the dock OPTION+COMMAND+D
Upvote4 0 Toggle voiceover COMMAND+F5
Upvote4 0 Spotlight search COMMAND+SPACE
Upvote4 0 Empty Trash without warning prompt COMMAND+SHIFT+OPTION+DELETE
Upvote4 0 Open Spotlight window COMMAND+OPTION+SPACE
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Boot Commands

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Boot in OS X Safe mode SHIFT (HOLD DURING STARTUP)
Upvote4 0 Boot from CD C (HOLD DURING STARTUP)
Upvote4 0 Force OS X startup X (HOLD DURING STARTUP)
Upvote4 0 Choose startup disk to boot from OPTION (HOLD DURING STARTUP)
Upvote4 0 Eject CD on startup LEFT CLICK (HOLD DURING STARTUP)
Upvote4 0 Boot in FireWire Target Disk mode T (HOLD DURING STARTUP)
Upvote4 0 Boot in Verbose mode COMMAND+V (HOLD DURING STARTUP)
Upvote4 0 Boot in Single-User mode COMMAND+S (HOLD DURING STARTUP)
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Mail.app

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Reply to message COMMAND+R
Upvote4 0 Go to next email in thread OPTION+UP ARROW
Upvote4 0 Go to previous email in thread OPTION+DOWN ARROW
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