Archive for June 15th, 2015

by Tom Nelson

Keyboard shortcuts are handy, letting you quickly access commands or features of an application directly from your keyboard, without having to mouse around the application’s menus. But some menu items in your favorite applications may not have keyboard shortcuts associated with them, which means you have stop typing, grab the mouse, and fiddle with the menus.


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If there’s a menu command you use often that doesn’t have a keyboard shortcut, you can create your own using Apple’s Keyboard preference pane.

Add Your Own Keyboard Shortcuts

Adding a keyboard shortcut to a menu item is a simple task thanks to Apple’s Keyboard preference pane. I’m going to show you how to add a keyboard shortcut in OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite), but the process is the same in earlier versions of OS X, with just a few minor differences in names.

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