Keyboard shortcuts

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by jasimon9, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. jasimon9 macrumors regular

    Mar 11, 2009
    As a mac newbie, I am learning the keyboard and navigation. I have been heavily keyboard-oriented and prefer a keyboard shortcut when they are available. I have looked around for some but am unable to find them. It seems that some things just require the mouse.

    An example would be navigating the mailboxes in Mail. Seems there is no keystroke to move up and down to select a mailbox, nor to "expand all" in the mailboxes pane. Instead each flippy triangle has to be clicked, which is quite tedious during my mail conversion process.

    Are there any shortcuts for these actions?
  2. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    First Google search result:

    For navigating Mail, you can use the Tab key to switch between the different sections.

    Be sure to have enabled All Controls in System Preferences > Keyboard & Mouse > Keyboard Shortcuts.
  3. jasimon9 thread starter macrumors regular

    Mar 11, 2009
    Thanks for the tip on All Controls.

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