🚀 TipOff #22: Copy and Paste Mac Key Symbols (⇧⌘⌫)

If you are looking for the command key symbol, or the option key symbol, or the eject key symbol for Mac—this is a one-stop page that lists the most commonly used special key symbols. With your mouse, drag over and select the symbol you’d like to copy and then choose Edit→Copy or ⌘C — now you can paste it wherever you’d like. (Edit→Paste or ⌘V)

Commonly Used Mac Special Key Symbols

Escape
Tab forward
Tab back
Capslock
Shift
Control
Option (Alt, Alternative)
Apple symbol (only with Mac fonts)
Command (Formerly “Open Apple”)
Space
Return
Delete back
Delete forward
﹖⃝ Help
Home
End
Pageup
Pagedown
Up arrow
Down arrow
Left arrow
Right arrow
Clear
Number lock
Enter
Eject
Power

 
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  • Thank you! I have wasted so much time every time I need to type one of these this is a very useful resource.




  • Thanks for this helpful list. I.T. manufacturers and developers must think we can’t read any more, when they replace words everyone should know, with unintelligible hieroglyphs we’re often forced to look up, such as by having to mouseover in the Microsoft Office ribbons.




    • It worked for centuries with the ancient Egyptians. Just sayin’
      Never can remember all the myriad of alleged shortcuts. Its not the last cryptic invention that the technicians will develop to help the hoi polloi.