10 speedy Finder shortcuts
Quick Mac Tip, 28 November 2010
There are always many way to do things on a Mac: menu items, keystrokes, clicking … Here are 10 keyboard shortcuts I need and use all the time when I’m working in the Finder.
Command (⌘) Delete (⌫)moves selected items to the Trash.
Command (⌘) Oopens the selected items, into their default applications if they’re files.
- Press the Spacebar to
Quick Lookat a file.
- Select an item and press
Return (↩)to select the filename and edit it.
Command (⌘) Nmakes a new window.
Command (⌘) Shift (⇧) Nmakes a new
Command (⌘) IGets Info on a selected file or folder.
Command (⌘) Shift (⇧) Uopens the Utilities folder.
Command (⌘) Shift (⇧) Aopens the Applications folder.
Command (⌘) Aselects everything in the window.
Command (⌘) Option (⌥) A deselects everything in a window.
Have I missed a Finder shortcut you find absolutely essential? Reveal it in the Comments.