PLAIN TEXT; PAPER, LESS — PRODUCTIVITY DIGEST

PTPL 110: How to Easily Type  macOS ⌘ Modifier Keys

Plus 2 things you need to know about the CalcCraft plugin

Ellane W
Produclivity
Published in
4 min readJun 24, 2024

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Plain text, Paper, Less (PTPL) Productivity Digest, text-based image by the Author

This week I talk about 2 simple ways to type macOS modifier keys, and report on the issues I’ve been having with the Obsidian plugin, CalcCraft. And it’s week 4 of Learning the Command Line.

No AI here; all words, ideas, and faults 100% human made. While paid subscribers are enormously encouraging and help me to keep writing, non-subscribers are always welcome to read for free.

How to ⇥ easily type  macOS modifier keys ⏎

This Keyboard Maestro macro helps you to type macOS modifier keys. Impress your boss and your friends (or annoy them) with ease! (Oh, the possibilities…We’re running out of ⌥⌥ ! I ⌘ you to ⏎ my pen. I am not a ⌃ freak!)

If you’re a Mac user who doesn’t have Keyboard Maestro, I strongly encourage you to look into it. It’s not cheap, but absolutely worth it.

I’m no programmer, but I’ve been able to successfully set up simple automations in KM that make repetitive tasks much faster, and even pleasantly satisfying. There’s a great community around the app where you can learn how it works, and…

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Ellane W
Produclivity

Designer and educational publisher for 30 years+. Plain-text advocate. Still using paper, but less of it. https://linktr.ee/miscellaneplans