Common keyboard shortcuts in Mac OS 8 and 9

Below are the most frequently used keyboard shortcuts in Mac OS 8 and 9

Top ten shortcuts

Mac key convention: ' Ctrl ' is used for 'Control', ' Apple ' is used for 'Command' and ' Alt ' is used for the 'Option' key.

  1. ' Apple ' + ' letter ' - Activates menu items where the letter and Apple key is shown next to the item in a menu for example in Word a new document would be 'Apple' + 'N'.
  2. ' Apple ' + ' Z ' - Undo the last action.
  3. ' Apple ' + ' Tab ' - Quickly switch between current running programs.
  4. ' Tab' - Select the next icon or file alphabetically on the desktop or in a folder .
  5. ' Apple ' + ' O ' - Open a highlighted folder, document or application icon
  6. ' Apple ' + ' W ' - Closes current window .
  7. ' Apple ' + ' C ' - Copies selected text\graphics to the clipboard.
  8. ' Apple ' + ' V ' - Pastes text\graphics from the clipboard.
  9. ' Apple ' + ' X ' - -Cuts selected text\graphics to the clipboard.
  10. ' Ctrl ' + ' Mouse click - Right button mouse click.

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