What is ⌘ Cmd + O keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 39 programs in our database.

There isn't any generic description for this shortcut.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Xcode - Open...
  2. Xcode - Display a dialog for choosing a document to open (equivalent to the Open command)
  3. Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Open File
  4. Google Sheets (Mac) - Open
  5. IntelliJ IDEA (macOS) - Go to class

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.


Apple iBooks - Open an existing book

Apple macOS - Open the selected item, or open a dialog to select a file to open

Roll20 - Switch to token layer

Text editing

TextMate - Open


Adobe Dimension CC (Mac) - Open

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Open a document

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Open Project/Production...

Adobe XD (Mac) - Open...

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Open

Corel Painter (Mac) - Open

Final Cut Pro X - Open an existing library or a new library

Pixelmator Pro - Open an image

Shotcut (Mac) - Open File

Substance Painter (Mac) - Open project

Xcode - Open...

Xcode - Display a dialog for choosing a document to open (equivalent to the Open command)

Developer tools

CoffeeCup Web Editor - Open file

IntelliJ IDEA (macOS) - Go to class

Looker 6.8 (Mac) - Choose Looks

RStudio (Mac) - Open document

Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Open File

Web applications

Pocket for Mac - Open in Background

File manager

Adobe Bridge CC (Mac) - Open

Apple Finder - Open selected item

Media player

iTunes 11 for Mac - Add a file to your music library

Social & Messaging

Cisco Webex - Browse to open and share a file


Dashlane - Edit currently selected item


Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Open Live Set

Airmail - Open message in separate preview window

Apple GarageBand - Open an existing project

Apple Pages - Open an existing document

Google Sheets (Mac) - Open

Kindle for Mac - Open selected book to last (go to last page read)

Melodyne 4 (Mac) - Open…

QuickBooks Desktop (Mac) - File > Open Company

Tableau (Mac) - Open file

Things (iPad) - Start Someday

Things (Mac) - Start Someday


GeoGebra - Open New File

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