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Mac OS X to the Max: Finder Window Keyboard Shortcuts

Table 3.3 lists keyboard shortcuts for working with Finder windows.

Table 3.3  Keyboard Shortcuts for Finder Windows

Menu

Action

Keyboard Shortcut

None

Opens an item on the Places sidebar and closes the current window

Option-click

None

Opens an item on the Places sidebar in a new Finder window

Command-click

None

Closes all open Finder windows

Option-click the Close button

None

Opens an item in a new Finder window

Command-double-click a folder

Finder

Preferences

Command-,

File

New Finder Window

Command-N

File

New Folder

Shift-Command-N

File

New Smart Folder

Option-Command-N

File

Open

Command-O

File

Close Window

Command-W

File

Get Info

Command-I

File

Show Original

Command-R

File

Add to Sidebar

Command-T

View

as Icons

Command-1

View

as List

Command-2

View

as Columns

Command-3

View

Show/Hide Toolbar

Option-Command-T

View

Show/Hide View Options

Command-J

Go

Back

Command-[

Go

Back

Command-]

Go

Enclosing Folder

Command-up arrow

Go

Computer

Shift-Command-C

Go

Home

Shift-Command-H

Go

Network

Shift-Command-K

Go

iDisk, My iDisk

Shift-Command-I

Go

Applications

Shift-Command-A

Go

Utilities

Shift-Command-U

Go

Go to Folder

Shift-Command-G

Go

Connect to Server

Command-K

Window

Minimize Window

Command-M

Window

Cycle Through Windows

Command-´

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