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Master list of OS X keyboard shortcuts System 10.7
This is less of a hint than a suggestion for a bookmark in your favorite web browser. Apple has a page listing dozens of standard keyboard shortcuts you can use at start-up, with the Finder, and with many applications. If you're a keyboard person, rather than a mouse person, you may find some shortcuts here that you didn't know. At a minimum, it's worth bookmarking this page to have a list of keys to press at startup, if you need to change boot disks, boot in Safe mode or boot from an optical disc (if your Mac still supports that).
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Master list of OS X keyboard shortcuts
Authored by: danrodney on Mar 15, '12 08:12:57AM
I know I'm biased, but I think my own page of keystrokes is a bit nicer looking and has some things Apple's page doesn't http://www.danrodney.com/mac/
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Master list of OS X keyboard shortcuts
Authored by: wgscott on Mar 16, '12 07:29:17AM

I was about to post a link to that page. The layout is much more visually appealing and therefore useful. Thanks for making that website.



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Authored by: osxpounder on Mar 16, '12 12:55:42PM

Thanks, Dan. Looks good and is much appreciated.

A little oddity: I browsed to your page and then searched for "Don't Save" but the browser didn't find it (it's there, of course). It looks like the apostrophe that my keyboard types doesn't match the one you use on your page (or at least that's how Firefox reads it).

That's not a criticism of your page or the browser, but now it's got me thinking that I wish search functions could recognize a situation like this and offer a little smarter result.

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Authored by: danrodney on Mar 16, '12 01:04:21PM

As a designer I practice proper typography, so the Don't Save on my page would have a proper apostrophe, instead of a "dumb quote" style which is actually a foot mark. It's sad to hear that the search function of a browser isn't smart enough to figure that out. Browsers should be able to handle that. But it does raise an issue I hadn't thought about. Maybe I should go with the regular apostrophe, because it's better for search... even though it's not correct typography.

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Authored by: jeffshenk on Mar 20, '12 07:04:09PM

It's surprising that a designer who practices correct typography would call a "dumb" single quotation mark a foot mark, since in proper typography the foot mark is the prime symbol and the inch mark is the double prime.



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Authored by: danrodney on Mar 21, '12 04:18:43AM

Many people also use the "dumb" quotes for measurements, whether it's correct or not. In that comment I wasn't trying to get into a long typography lesson here. I was simply trying to make the point that I was using proper quotes and apostrophes.

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Authored by: Neville Hillyer on Mar 20, '12 10:25:27AM

http://www.danrodney.com/mac/ Looks good Daniel - I have bookmarked it.

Perhaps you could add a section for Terminal - it annoys me that default page up and down never work as published for Man pages.



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Authored by: mmaegraith on Mar 20, '12 04:34:29AM

What would be useful in this invaluable list would be a definition of what is "home" and "end" on a computer (MBPro) that doesn't have these NE, SW symbols.
Any chance?



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Authored by: mvgfr on Mar 27, '12 07:37:16AM

On a MBP (or the like):

Home : Fn- <left-arrow>
End : Fn - <right-arrow>



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