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smi
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-====Selected keyboard shortcuts==== +~~NOCACHE~~ 
-Common shortcuts+=====MacBook and OS X Info===== 
 +[[OS X Annoyances]]\\  
 +See also [[Linux Annoyances]] for Terminal on Mac 
 +====Selected OS X keyboard shortcuts==== 
 +Common OS X shortcuts ([[davinci_resolve_notes|Resolve shorts]])
 |⌘-F, ⌘-G|Find, find again| |⌘-F, ⌘-G|Find, find again|
 |⇧⌘-5|screenshot or screen recording| |⇧⌘-5|screenshot or screen recording|
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 |⌘-↓|Open the selected item| |⌘-↓|Open the selected item|
 |⌘-delete|Move selected item to Trash| |⌘-delete|Move selected item to Trash|
 +|⌘-space|Invoke Spotlight|
 +|⌘-tab|Open application switcher; keep ⌘ pressed use Tab to get to app you want to use|
 +|fn-fn|Launch Dictation, start speaking. Press fn when done.|
 +|⌘-`|Move between open windows in currently active app.|
  
 Document Shortcuts Document Shortcuts
 |⌥-Delete|Delete word to left of insertion point| |⌥-Delete|Delete word to left of insertion point|
-|Fn-↑|Page up; scroll up one page| +|fn-↑|Page up; scroll up one page| 
-|Fn-↓|Page down; scroll down one page| +|fn-↓|Page down; scroll down one page| 
-|Fn-←|Home: scroll to beginning of document| +|fn-←|Home: scroll to beginning of document| 
-|Fn-→|End: scroll to end of document|+|fn-→|End: scroll to end of document|
 |⌘-↑|Move insertion point beginning of doc| |⌘-↑|Move insertion point beginning of doc|
 |⌘-↓|Move insertion point to end of document| |⌘-↓|Move insertion point to end of document|
 |⇧⌘-↑|Select text between insertion point and beginning of the document| |⇧⌘-↑|Select text between insertion point and beginning of the document|
 |⇧⌘-↓|Select text between insertion point and end of document| |⇧⌘-↓|Select text between insertion point and end of document|
-|^T|Swap the character behind insertion point with character after it|+|T|Swap the character behind insertion point with character after it|
  
 Startup Key Combinations Startup Key Combinations
 |⌥⌘-P-R|[[https://support.apple.com/HT204063|Reset NVRAM]] or PRAM| |⌥⌘-P-R|[[https://support.apple.com/HT204063|Reset NVRAM]] or PRAM|
 |⇧|Start up in [[https://support.apple.com/HT201262|Safe mode]]| |⇧|Start up in [[https://support.apple.com/HT201262|Safe mode]]|
-|⌘-V|Start up in [[https://support.apple.com/HT201573|Verbose mode]]|+|⌘-V|Start up in [[https://support.apple.com/HT201573|Verbose mode]], you can enter UNIX commands, to exit UNIX mode type command ''reboot''|
  
 ===Key=== ===Key===
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 |Control (or Ctrl)|⌃| |Control (or Ctrl)|⌃|
 |Caps Lock|⇪| |Caps Lock|⇪|
-|Fn|+|fn|
  
  
 +====Casting to Chromecast====
 +Trying to find free apps to use to cast to Chromecast.  Did not have any luck; here are results 20200314:
  
 +^App name^Notes^
 +|Video cast for chromecast|5 min limit else pay $10|
 +|Elmedia Video Player|Plays video directly (not screen cast) for 1 min, works, $10|
 +|MKV Omni Player|never connected to cast|
 +|Stream to Smart TV|All options cost $$|
 +|Mirror to Smart TV|Choppy video and no audio. Only "works" with "Fast TV" option. Smooth TV and Audio never does anything|
 +|Just Stream|Looks like it's starting but stops without any casting|
 +|Oka Mirror|Isn't able to find any devices, even without VPN|
 +|Mirror Screen for Smart TV|Works but only for 3 mins|
 +Note: MacBook must be on exactly the same LAN as the TV.
  
  
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