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Macintosh Archive

Memo to Apple’s Snow Leopard Developers: Please Fix Shortcut Keys

April 25, 2009  ·  Category: Macintosh

I switched from Windows to Mac this past October, and overall my experience has been incredibly good. My new MacBook Pro is great-looking, light, blazing fast, and reliable. OSX seems quite good, overall, and its sleek, refined interface generally makes my old Windows XP operating system feel like driving a Ford Pinto. My biggest frustration during the switch, however, has been Apple's conventions, or lack thereof, for keyboard operability. I fully expected to learn new shortcut keys when I switched to the Mac. I never expected to find the conventions would be so limited and inconsistent that they were frustrating, if ...