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Q: How can I perform functions such as print, copy and paste, etc. using my keyboard instead of tool bar icons on a MAC?

A: Users are able to perform tasks without the use of tool bar icons by using keyboard commands instead. The commands are different for a Windows based systems vs a MAC OSX, but both are effective. Don’t be intimidated, master one command at a time, and before you know it, you’ll be a pro. This week let’s explore the MAC based shortcuts and what each does. =Command =Shift

1. Command+X=Cut

2. Command+Delete=Trash

3. Shift+Command+Q=Log out

4. Shift+Command+D=Open desktop folder

5. Command+M=Minimise window

6. Command+C=Copy item

7. Shift+Command+A=Opens applications folder

8. Command+E= Eject