Key Combinations For Mac

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The Logitech Easy-Switch K811 is the best Mac keyboard you will ever need if you have already invested heavily in Apple’s ecosystem of devices. The Easy-Switch name comes from an actual switch found on this keyboard which allows you to seamlessly change between your Mac, iPad or iPhone to keep typing without interruptions. Startup key combinations are invoked immediately following the startup chime, and before the grey Apple logo appears in the middle of the screen, when you power-on your Mac. The object of these key combinations is to perform different functions, many of which are useful in the maintenance of Macs. The key combinations listed in this tutorial. Keyboard shortcuts on your Mac. You can press key combinations to do things on your MacBook Air that you’d normally do with a trackpad, mouse, or other device. Here’s a list of commonly used keyboard shortcuts. Cut the selected item and copy it to the Clipboard.

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Some Mac features are available by holding down certain keys during startup.

Key Combinations For Macbook

Press and hold the keys immediately after you turn on your Mac and hear the startup sound. Keep holding until the described behavior occurs. These combinations work with Intel-based Mac computers.

Startup Key Combinations Mac

Hold during startupDescription
Shift ⇧Start up in Safe Mode.
Option ⌥Start up to Startup Manager.
CStart up from a bootable CD, DVD, or USB thumb drive (such as OS X install media).
DStart up to either Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics, depending on which Mac you’re using.
Option-DStart up to either Apple Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostics over the Internet.
NStart up from a compatible NetBoot server.
Option-NStart up from a NetBoot server using the default boot image.
Command (⌘)-RStart up from OS X Recovery.
Command-Option-RStart up from OS X Recovery over the Internet.
Command-Option-P-RReset NVRAM. Release the keys after you hear the startup sound again.
Command-SStart up in single-user mode.
TStart up in target disk mode.
XStart up from an OS X startup volume when the Mac would otherwise start up from a non-OS X startup volume.
Command-VStart up in verbose mode.
Eject (⏏), F12, mouse button, or trackpad buttonEject removable media, such as an optical disc.