Windows keyboard equivalents on Mac

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keyboard shortcuts mapping

Mac OS X v.10.9.2


Application[edit]

Switch application:

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + tab (reverse: ⌘ command + ⇧ Shift + tab)
  • Win Os windows.png : Alt + tab

Refresh the screen

  • Mac Os mac.png : fn + F5 to refresh the file list for FTP client / ⌘ command + r to refresh the webpage for web browser
  • Win Os windows.png : F5 / ⌘ ctrl + r

Print/Capture the screen[1][2]

  • Capture the full screen:
    • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + ⇧ Shift + 3
    • Win Os windows.png : PrintScreen
  • Capture the selected region: Mac Os mac.png :
    • ⌘ command + ⇧ Shift + 4
    • Win Os windows.png : ?
  • Capture the selected application window:
    • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + ⇧ Shift + 4 -> SPACE to select the window
    • Win Os windows.png : Alt + PrintScreen

Insert a return (newline) symbol in an MS Excel Cell[3]

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + ⌥ option + Enter
  • Win Os windows.png : Alt + Enter

Use the Tab Key to Switch Between Dialog Buttons

  • Mac Os mac.png : Tab (Follow the instruction to enable the shortcut keyboard[4][5])
  • Win Os windows.png : Tab

File operation[edit]

deleted the selected file(s) (And move to the trash can)

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + delete
  • Win Os windows.png : delete

delete the selected file(s) immediately (And bypass the trash can)

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + ⌥ option + delete[6]
  • Win Os windows.png : shift + delete

rename a file or folder

  • Mac Os mac.png : Select the item and press the key return[7]
  • Win Os windows.png : Select the item and press the key F2

select the last / first file in the finder on Mac or file explorer on Windows

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌥ option + / ⌥ option + [8]
  • Win Os windows.png : end / home

search

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌃ control + space to launch Spotlight search
  • Win Os windows.png : on desktop or file explorer
    • F3 to search files or folders, or
    • ⊞ Win + F[9]

open file

  • Mac Os mac.png : (1) select the file(s) (2) press the space key: preview image file or play music file with finder[10]
  • Mac Os mac.png : (1) select the file(s) (2) press the ⌘ command + keys: execute the file with the default application

System[edit]

Clear the console window

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + k
  • Win Os windows.png : clr

Launch task manager

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + ⌥ option + esc
  • Win Os windows.png : ⌃ control + alt + delete[11]

Right click

  • Mac Os mac.png : Click or tap on the trackpads with two fingers[12]
  • Win Os windows.png : Right click on the mouse

Show the desktop

Navigate within documents[edit]

Page down / Page up

  • Mac Os mac.png : fn + / fn +
  • Win Os windows.png : Page down / Page up

Jump to end / to beginning of document

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + / ⌘ command +
  • Win Os windows.png : ctrl + end / ctrl + home

Page down / Page Up

  • Mac Os mac.png : option + / option +
  • Win Os windows.png : Page down / Page Up

Text editing[edit]

delete

  • Mac Os mac.png : delete cf: delete file ⌘ command + delete
  • Win Os windows.png : backspace

copy the selected text

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + c
  • Win Os windows.png : ctrl + c

paste the copied text

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + v
  • Win Os windows.png : ctrl + v

paste the copied text without the extra formatting[16]

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⇧ Shift + ⌥ option + ⌘ command + v
  • Win Os windows.png :

undo the last action

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + z
  • Win Os windows.png : ctrl + z

redo the last action

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + y
  • Win Os windows.png : ctrl + y

select the text from the mouse cursor to the end of a line / beginning of a line

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + ⇧ Shift + / ⌘ command + ⇧ Shift +
  • Win Os windows.png : shift + end / shift + home

Select to edge of region on Microsoft Excel

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌃ control + shift + (Arrow)
  • Win Os windows.png : ctrl + shift + (Arrow)[17]

switch input method editor (IME)

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + space
  • Win Os windows.png : ctrl + shift for WIndows XP; just shift for Windows 8

Jump to the end of a line / beginning of a line

  • Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + / ⌘ command +
  • Win Os windows.png : end / home

Web browser[edit]

Remote control the Windows PC from Mac[edit]

From hosted OS: Mac to remote control the guest OS: Windows PC

Select to edge of region on Microsoft Excel

  • Remote control the Excel installed on another Windows PC by using the TeamViewer: Please follow these steps. (1) ctrl + shift + (Arrow) (2) Click anywhere to Cancel the preview mode (3) shift + (Arrow)

systen

  • Press ⌘ command on Mac will trigger ⊞ Win on Windows

copy and paste the selected text

  • from Mac to Win
    1. copy the selected text on Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + c
    2. paste the copied text on Win Os windows.png : ctrl + v
  • from Win to Mac
    1. copy the selected text on Win Os windows.png : ⌃ control + c
    2. paste the copied text on Mac Os mac.png : ⌘ command + v

Jump to the end of a line / beginning of a line

  • from Mac to Win: if all text in one line (1) ⌃ control + a to select all text (2) / (1) ctrl + a (2)

Excel → double click the cel to edit the value → to switch the cell reference ex: relative reference (A1) to absolute reference ($A$1)

  • Microsoft Excel for Win Os windows.png : Press the key F4
  • Microsoft Excel for Mac Os mac.png [18]: Press the keys ⌘ command + t
  • from Mac Os mac.png to control Microsoft Excel for Win Os windows.png : Press the keys fn + F4

References[edit]

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