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The following are the keyboard navigation shortcuts that you were shown during the lab.

Note that the following keys: <>,<>, <>, and <>, are referring to the arrow keys on your keyboard.

Move by word: ~ Windows / Linux: < 🠘 or 🠚">>

  Mac: <<keys "Option > 🠘 or  🠚">>

  Hold down <<keys "Shift">> at the same time to select the word (or multiple words).

Delete word to left of cursor: ~ Windows / Linux: < Backspace">>

 Mac: <<keys "Option > Delete">>

Delete word to right of cursor: ~ Windows / Linux: < Delete">>

 Mac: <<keys "Fn > Option > Delete">>

Jump to start or end of the current line: ~ Windows / Linux: <> or <>

  Mac: <<keys "Command > 🠘 or  🠚">>

 Hold down <<keys "Shift">> to select from the current cursor position.

Jump to top or bottom of current page/screen (varies by application): ~ Windows / Linux: <> or <>

  Mac: <<keys "Fn > 🠙 or 🠛">>

 Hold down <<keys "Shift">> to select from the current cursor position.

Jump to top or bottom of file/document: ~ Windows / Linux: < Home">> or < End">>

  Mac: <<keys "Command > 🠙 or 🠛">>

 Hold down <<keys "Shift">> to select from the current cursor position.

Try to get into the habit of using keyboard shortcuts when editing text rather than reaching for the mouse. You will be a lot more efficient that way.

Mac Finder Shortcuts

These are useful features that have no corresponding buttons or menus (or these features are hidden by default) so knowing the shortcut keys is very useful.

Go to home: < Shift > H ">>

Go to specific path: < Shift > G ">>

Go to parent: < 🠙">>

Toggle hidden files/folders: < Shift > .">>

Create new file/folder: < Shift > N">>