Apple Finder keyboard shortcuts

Apple Finder  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts

Memorizing all of Finder keyboard shortcuts probably isn't necessary, but some of the Finder keyboard shortcuts will make you a better Finder user. For example Command + T creates a new tab, Control + Command + F makes Finder window full screen and Shift + Command + L quickly goes to your Downloads folder. Here are the keyboard shortcuts that allow you to organize your files faster and better.

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⌘ Cmd + N

New Finder window

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + N

New folder

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + N

New Smart Folder

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⌘ Cmd + O

Open selected item

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⌘ Cmd + T

New tab

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⌘ Cmd + W

Close window

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + W

Close all Finder windows

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⌘ Cmd + I

Show Get Info for selected item

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⌘ Cmd + D

Duplicate selected files

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⌘ Cmd + L

Make an alias of selected item

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⌘ Cmd + R

Show original for selected alias

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⌘ Cmd + Y

Quick Look selected item

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + T

Add selected item to sidebar

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Control + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + T

Add selected item to Dock

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⌘ Cmd + Del

Move selected item to trash

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⌘ Cmd + F

Find

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + T

Add Tag to selected item

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⌘ Cmd + E

Eject selected device

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⌘ Cmd + 1

View as icons

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⌘ Cmd + 2

View as list

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⌘ Cmd + 3

View as column

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⌘ Cmd + 4

View as cover flow

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⌘ Cmd + β†’

In list view, expands the highlighted folder

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⌘ Cmd + ←

In list view, collapses the highlighted folder

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + β†’

In list view, expands the highlighted folder and all subfolders

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⌘ Cmd + ↓

In list view, opens the selected folder

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + 0

Arrange by none

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + 1

Arrange by name

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + 2

Arrange by kind

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + 3

Arrange by date last opened

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + 4

Arrange by date added

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + 5

Arrange by date modified

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + 6

Arrange by size

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + 7

Arrange by tags

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⌘ Cmd + J

Show view options

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + P

Show or hide the path bar

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βŒ₯ Option + ⌘ Cmd + S

Show or hide the sidebar

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⌘ Cmd + /

Show of hide the status bar

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + T

Show or hide a Finder tab

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + F

Enter or leave full screen

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⌘ Cmd + [

Go back to previous location

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⌘ Cmd + ]

Go forward to previous location

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⌘ Cmd + ↑

Go to enclosing folder

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + A

Open the Applications folder

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + C

Open the Computer window

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + D

Open the Desktop folder

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + F

Open All My Files window

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + G

Open Go To Folder window

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + H

Open the Home folder

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + I

Open iCloud Drive folder

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + K

Open Network window

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + L

Open Downloads folder

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + O

Open Documents folder

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + R

Open AirDrop window

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + U

Open Utilities folder

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⌘ Cmd + K

Open Connect to Server window


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Program information

Program name: Apple Finder Apple Finder (File manager)

Finder is default file manager for Apple's Macintosh operating systems. It lets you manage files, disks, network locations and launch other applications.

Web page: support.apple.com/HT201732

Last update: 11 November 2019

How easy to press shortcuts: 78%

More information >>

Shortcut count: 56

Platform detected: macOS

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daz says: 2 years ago 12/19/2018 8:19 AM
Tag shortcut doesn't work