Keyboard Shortcuts

Articles about the keyboard shortcuts that are available on Apple devices.

How to type the degree symbol on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Type degree symbol on iPhone

When you’re writing something where you want to use the degree symbol°, do you just type the word “degrees” instead? Whether you’re talking about the temperature, an angle, the direction, or something similar, you don’t have to use the word.

Here, we’ll show you how to type the degree symbol on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. And once you see how easy it is, you’ll wish you had found out sooner.

List of keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook on Mac

Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook on Mac

If you’ve been using the keyboard shortcuts we’ve listed for Microsoft Office apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, then these shortcuts for Outlook are for you.

You might prefer to use Outlook as your email app on Mac or simply use it for certain accounts or businesses. If so, these keyboard shortcuts for Outlook can have you organizing your inbox, sending and receiving emails, and formatting text quickly.

How to use, change, and lock VoiceOver modifier keys on Mac

VoiceOver Utility on Mac

With a helpful series of how-tos for using VoiceOver on Mac, we at iDB want to make sure you have the tools you need to use the feature successfully. We started by showing you how to turn VoiceOver on and off, which is an obvious first step. So now we want to show you how to use the VoiceOver modifier keys.

This is another important part of using VoiceOver because modifier keys are what you use to give your Mac commands. So here we’ll show you how to use, change, and lock the VoiceOver modifier keys on Mac.

Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Excel on Mac

MacBook keyboard-Excel keyboard shortcuts

Do you use Microsoft Excel on your Mac instead of or in addition to Apple Numbers? If so, knowing some keyboard shortcuts for Excel on Mac can save you time when performing basic tasks in your spreadsheets and workbooks.

As Microsoft products, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint have some of the same shortcuts. But most below are specific to using Microsoft Excel and will make managing your data a breeze.

40+ best keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word on Mac

Microsoft Word logo on a dark background with a light keyboard outline

If you’re a fan of Microsoft Word and have installed the Word app on your Mac, you may prefer it over Pages for certain tasks. So knowing some handy keyboard shortcuts for Word on Mac can save you time.

While Word, Excel, and PowerPoint offer some of the same shortcuts for common tasks, most below are specific to using Microsoft Word. Take a look at this list of keyboard shortcuts for Word that you’ll end up using daily and that will become second nature in no time.

65+ helpful keyboard shortcuts for the Numbers app on Mac

Numbers keyboard shortcuts for Mac

A lot of the keyboard shortcuts available for apps on Mac are the same across those applications. Things like cut, copy, paste, close, or quit are often the same, especially for Apple’s apps like Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

So in this list of keyboard shortcuts for the Numbers app, we’ve included some that you would only use inside Numbers, like shortcuts for working with tables, basics for controlling the Numbers window, working in spreadsheets, and more.