Midnight Commander (macOS) keyboard shortcuts

Midnight Commander (macOS)

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
4 months ago
- Shortcuts
F1

Help

F2

Menu

F3

View

F4

Edit

F5

Copy

F6

RenMov

F7

Mkdir

F8

Delete

F9

PullDn

F10

Quit

Ctrl + X then Q

Quick view

Ctrl + X then I

Info

Esc + E

Encoding

Ctrl + R

Rescan

F3

View

Esc + !

Filtered view

F4

Edit

F5

Copy

Ctrl + X then C

Chmod

Ctrl + X then L

Link

Ctrl + X then S

Symlink

Ctrl + X then V

Relative symlink

Ctrl + X then O

Chown

F6

Rename / Move

F7

Mkdir

F8

Delete

Esc + C

Quick cd

+

Select group

-

Unselect group

*

Invert selection

F10

Exit

F2

User menu

Esc + ?

Find file

Ctrl + U

Swap panels

Ctrl + O

Switch panels on / off

Ctrl + X then D

Compare directories

Ctrl + X then Ctrl + D

Compare files

Ctrl + X then !

External panelize

Ctrl + Space

Show directory sizes

--
Esc + H

Command history

Esc + ↑   Shift + E

Viewed / edited files history

Ctrl + \

Directory hotlist

Ctrl + X then A

Active VFS list

Ctrl + X then J

Background jobs

Esc + `

Screen list

Esc + T

Switch view

Esc + V

Go to top of directory in active pane

or Esc + G
Esc + J

Go to bottom of directory in active pane

Esc + Y

Go to previous directory

Esc + A

Print current working directory to command line

Esc + P

Command line previous command

Esc + C then Esc + H

Quick change directory history

Esc + C then Esc + P

Quick change directory previous entry

Ctrl + I

Switch active and inactive panels

Ctrl + J

Execute command / Open a directory

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Program information

Program name: Midnight Commander (macOS) Midnight Commander (macOS) (File manager)

Midnight Commander (also known as GNU Midnight Commander) is a console file manager application with text user interface. It was started as a clone of then-popular Norton Commander.

Web page: midnight-commander.org

Last update: 16 Jun 2020

Shortcut count: 57

How easy to press shortcuts: 75%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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