Handy Keyboard Shortcuts for OS X Mountain Lion

Part of the OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Make your work go faster by using these OS X Mountain Lion keyboard shortcuts that work in the Finder — and in many work in other OS X Mountain Lion programs , as well. Make these shortcuts second nature — print out this chart and tape it to your monitor and refer to it while using OS X Mountain Lion.

Command Keyboard Shortcut
Add Selected Item to Sidebar Command+T
Close All Windows Option+Command+W
Close Window Command+W
Copy Command+C
Cut Command+X
Dashboard F12 (fn+F12 on laptops)
Duplicate Command+D
Eject Disk Command+E
Empty Trash Shift+Command+Delete
Find Command+F
Get Info (on selected item or items) Command+I
Go to All My Files Shift+Command+F
Go to Applications Folder Shift+Command+A
Go to Desktop Shift+Command+D
Go to Home Folder Shift+Command+H
Help Shift+Command+?
Hide Current Application Command+H
Log Out Current User Shift+Command+Q
Make Alias Command+L
Minimize Window Command+M
Mission Control: All Windows Control+Up Arrow (F3 on Apple keyboards)
Mission Control: Application Windows Control+Down Arrow (Control+F3 on Apple keyboards)
Mission Control: Show Desktop F11 (fn+F11 on laptops) (Command+F3 on Apple keyboards)
Move to Trash Command+Delete
Empty Trash Shift+Command+Delete
New Finder Window Command+N
New Folder Shift+Command+N
New Smart Folder Option+Command+N
Next Window Command+`
Open Command+O
Open Inspector Option+Command+I
Paste Command+V
Quick Look (at selected item) Command+Y or Spacebar
Select All Command+A
Show Original (of selected alias) Command+R
Show View Options Command+J
Show/Hide Sidebar Option+Command+S
Show/Hide Dock Option+Command+D
Show/Hide Status Bar Command+/
Turn VoiceOver On/Off Command+F5 (fn+F5 on laptops)
Turn Zoom On/Off Option+Command+8
Undo Command+Z
View Window as Icons Command+1
View Window as List Command+2
View Window as Columns Command+3
View Window as Cover Flow Command+4
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