What is ⌘ Cmd + W keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 42 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 - Close Window
  2. Xcode - Close the active window (equivalent to the Close command)
  3. Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Close window/instance
  4. Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Close editor
  5. Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Close

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


Apple iBooks - Close a window

Apple macOS - Close the front window. To close all windows of the app, press Command + Option + W.

elementary OS - Window overview

Text editing


Adobe Acrobat 2017 (Mac) - Close Help window

Imaging


Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Close the document window

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Close

Adobe XD (Mac) - Close

Corel Painter (Mac) - Close

DaVinci Resolve 15 (Mac) - Show reference wipe

Pixelmator Pro - Close window

Shotcut (Mac) - Close

Substance Painter (Mac) - Close project

Xcode - Close Window

Xcode - Close the active window (equivalent to the Close command)

Developer tools


Coda for iOS - Close tab

CoffeeCup Web Editor - Close file

IntelliJ IDEA (macOS) - Close active editor tab

RStudio (Mac) - Close active document (except on Chrome)

Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Close window/instance

Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Close editor

Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Close

Web applications


Pocket for Mac - Close Window

File manager


Adobe Bridge CC (Mac) - Close window

Apple Finder - Close window

Media player


iTunes 11 for Mac - Close the iTunes window

Social & Messaging


Apple Messages - Close the Messages window

Cisco Jabber (Mac) - Close chat window

Cisco Webex - Close a shared file or whiteboard

Productivity


Apple GarageBand - Close the current window or project

Apple Pages - Close a window

Browser tab management - Close tab

Final Draft 11 (Mac) - Close

iPad Smart Keyboard - Close current tab

iPad Smart Keyboard - Close current tab

iPad Smart Keyboard - Close current tab

iPad Smart Keyboard - Close window

Kindle for Mac - File: Close book

Melodyne 4 (Mac) - Close

QuickBooks Desktop (Mac) - File > Close Window

Tableau (Mac) - Close the current workbook

Things (Mac) - Close current window

Scientific


GeoGebra - Quit GeoGebra


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