What is ⌥ Option +
keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 59 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. Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Insert cursor
  2. Apple macOS - (on a disclosure triangle) Open all folders within the selected folder. This works only when in list view
  3. iTerm2 - Cursor Jump with Mouse
  4. Apple iBooks - (Click the shape border where you want to add a point) Add a point to an editable shape
  5. Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (click on a tool) Cycle through nested tools

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.

General


Apple iBooks - (Click the shape border where you want to add a point) Add a point to an editable shape

Apple macOS - (on a disclosure triangle) Open all folders within the selected folder. This works only when in list view

Safari - Click the close button on the tab you want to leave open to close all tabs except for one

Safari - Click on a link to the file to download a linked file

Safari - Click on the New Folder button near the top-right corner to create a folder containing the selected bookmarks and folders in bookmarks view

Imaging


Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Subtract from selection with Magic Wand tool

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click Shape mode) Use shape mode buttons in Pathfinder panel to create compound paths

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click the closed region) Erase unwanted closed regions created using Shape Builder tool

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click Live Paint Bucket tool) Switch to Eyedropper tool and sample fill and/or stroke

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click Live Paint Selection tool) Switch to Eyedropper tool and sample fill and/or stroke

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Set origin point and open dialog box when using Rotate tool, Scale tool, Reflect tool, or Shear tool

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click New button) Set options (except for Actions, Brushes, Swatches, and Symbols panels)

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click Delete button) Delete without confirmation (except for Layers panel)

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click expansion triangle) Expand/Collapse entire hierarchy for action set

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click New Action button) Begin recording actions without confirmation

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click color bar) Change the nonactive fill/stroke

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click swatch in the Swatches panel) Apply swatch color to active (or selected) color stop

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (drag end point of gradient annotator) Modify angle and end-point together

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click layer name) Select all objects on the layer

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click eye icon) Show/hide all layers but the selected one

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click lock icon) Lock/unlock all other layers

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click expansion triangle) Expand all sublayers to display entire hierarchy

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click New Layer button) Set options as you create new layer

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click New Sublayer button) Set options as you create new sublayer

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - (click on mask thumbnail) Change mask to grayscale image for editing

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - (click a panel) Toggle solo mode

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - (click group name) Reset a group of sliders

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (click on a tool) Cycle through nested tools

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (click New button) Set layer options

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (click Trash button) Delete without confirmation

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (click New Layer button) Create new empty layer with dialog

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (click the eye icon) Show/hide all other currently visible layers

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (click the line dividing two layers) Create a clipping mask

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (on Eyedropper tool) Select background color

Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac) - (click on a brush) Delete brush

Adobe XD (Mac) - Zoom out

Corel Painter (Mac) - Remove color from selection

Corel Painter (Mac) - (click corner handles) Distort

Corel Painter (Mac) - (click tile) Get tile color

Pixelmator Pro - Pick a color from your image

Pixelmator Pro - Set clone source

Sketch - (click layer) Select an obscured layer

Sketch - (click Align buttons) Align layer to Artboard

Substance Painter (Mac) - Display mask in viewport

System tools


iTerm2 - Cursor Jump with Mouse

Developer tools


App Maker - Add or remove a widget from selected widgets

JetBrains WebStorm (macOS) - Add or remove caret

Looker 6.8 (Mac) - Toggle show only selected series in a visualization (excludes table visualizations)

Looker 6.8 (Mac) - Jump to reference definition

Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Insert cursor

File manager


Adobe Bridge CC (Mac) - Select inverse in Filter panel

Adobe Bridge CC (Mac) - Select all items in a stack

Adobe Bridge CC (Mac) - Forcibly remove current keyword in Keywords panel

Media player


iTunes 11 for Mac - (on zoom button in the upper-left corner of the iTunes window) Switch between custom and maximum window sizes

Security


1Password (Mac) - Close all separate windows.

Dashlane - (click an item on the Web card) Fill only a single field

Productivity


Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - (click unfold button) Unfold all Tracks

Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - (click device activator) Activate/Deactivate All Devices in Group

Apple Pages - (Option-click the shape style in the sidebar on the right side of the Pages window) Apply the shape style but not its text style


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