Apple key on mac keyboard

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The answer to the question of where is the Option key is simple. The Alt key will be more familiar to Windows PC users as the key immediately to the left of the Spacebar. We don't know why Apple decided to remove the Option legend on some territories' keyboards and instead use only the word 'Alt' and the relevant symbol. If you know or would like to offer your suggestion why this took place, please do get in touch.

The "Apple key" a.k.a "Command key"

No, it's the same. Some of us just got into the habit, a few years ago, of calling the Command key, labelled Cmd, the 'Apple key'. You might hear this when old-school techies tell you a hotkey shortcut: "Shift-Apple-F4" and so on. The Apple key is used with a single letter key for many of the Mac's most common actions: Apple-S saves in most common applications, for instance, and Apple-P prints.


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Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. I'm surprised Apple hasn't bought it up. What is the Apple key? What do we need the Apple key for? Why are keyboard shortcuts useful?


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