9 Mac shortcuts to save you hours

Casey Caruso
Feb 20, 2017 · 2 min read

A computer is one of today’s most powerful tools. Let’s use that tool as efficiently as possible. Be more productive and stop fumbling with your mouse.

Here are the 9 must-know, least-known shortcuts to help you master your Mac. Research shows that we are conditioned to remember 9 items at once, so let’s get to it. For Mac and Chrome users:

  • Command(⌘)+space to search and open any application
  • Command(⌘)+t to open a new chrome tab
  • Command(⌘)+w to close a chrome tab
  • Command(⌘)+option(⌥)+arrow(→) to navigate chrome tabs
  • Command(⌘)+l to jump to chrome search bar
  • Command(⌘)+option(⌥)+h to hide apps other than the one you’re on
  • Command(⌘)+h to hide the app you’re on
  • Control+a to jump to the beginning of the line
  • Control+k to delete the line after the cursor

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