Keyboard Shortcuts

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

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

Degree Sign on iPhone Keyboard

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 the Script Editor on Mac

iMac keyboard - Terminal keyboard shortcuts

If you’ve recently began using the Script Editor on Mac or plan to start, you might be interested in these keyboard shortcuts. They can help you perform tasks like record or stop as well as change what you see in the Script Editor window.

Concentrate on your code without fumbling for your mouse or trackpad with these keyboard shortcuts for Script Editor.

The ultimate list of Mac keyboard shortcuts

Macbook Keyboard on Marble

We cover a lot of ground when it comes to shortcuts on Mac. And for keyboard shortcuts in particular, we have plenty of lists. We show you keyboard shortcuts for navigating your Mac and working with your Dock as well as using apps like Apple Mail and Microsoft Word.

To make all of this easier, here’s a collection of all keyboard shortcut lists from your friends at iDownloadBlog. Bookmark this page so you have them all or the individual lists you think you’ll use the most!

Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Outlook on Mac

MacBook keyboard - News app keyboard shortcuts

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 business. 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.

Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word on Mac

MacBook keyboard typing-Word keyboard shortcuts

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.

Keyboard shortcuts for Numbers on Mac

Mac Apple Keyboard - Numbers keyboard shortcuts

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 times the same, especially for Apple’s apps like Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

So in this list of keyboard shortcuts for Numbers, we’ve included some that you would only by using in Numbers; shortcuts for working with tables. But you’ll also find the basics for controlling the Numbers window and working in spreadsheets.

Keyboard shortcuts for Pages on Mac

MacBook Pro keyboard -Pages keyboard shortcuts

There’s nothing better than being able to zip around the Pages window or your document with keyboard shortcuts. Since there are actually too many shortcuts for Pages on Mac to list here, we’re going to cover some of the most common and convenient ones that you’d use most often.

Keyboard shortcuts for Slack on Mac

MacBook keyboard -Slack keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts aren’t just handy for Apple’s apps on Mac, but they can be awesome for third-party apps as well. Depending on the app, you may have many shortcuts that can help you navigate, chat, edit, or manage the window without the need for a mouse or trackpad. Slack is one of these apps.

If you use Slack for team communications, then check out and bookmark this list of keyboard shortcuts.