The first time I switch to Mac, it’s very hard for me to move from one word to another when I’m typing.
For Mac, there are many shortcuts we can use for controlling cursor using keyboard arrows. These shortcuts include keystrokes of Command, Option and/or Control.
Keystrokes with Command
There are 4 keystrokes useful in moving cursor.
- Command-Up jumps cursor to start of paragraph.
- Option-Down jumps cursor to end of paragraph.
- Option-Left jumps cursor to previous word.
- Option-Right jumps cursor to next word.
Keystrokes with Option
There are also 4 keystrokes with Option.
- Command-Up moves cursor to the beginning of file
- Command-Down moves cursor to end of file.
- Command-Left moves cursor to start of line.
- Command-Right moves cursor to end of line
Keystrokes with Control
Even Control can be used in 4 different keystrokes.
- Control-Up moves view to the beginning of file.
- Control-Down moves view to end of file.
- Control-Left moves cursor to start of line.
- Control-Right moves cursor to end of line.