I am looking to quickly write down shortcuts on a paper to remind them and review them.
It would be great to be able to just press the shortcut itself and have it typed for you in text form. Example, i press CMD + O, applet writes down CMD + O. Is this possible through any mac trick or specific software?
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Is anyone aware of an app that can scan everything on my Mac and create a list of all of the keyboard shortcuts that are available so that I can manage them centrally? The shortcuts seem to be scattered and inconsistent. Some keyboard shortcuts live within a specific app, some live within keyboard preferences, some live in places like Keyboard Maestro or Text Expander, and there are some whose point of origin is a mystery. I’d like to see ALL of them grouped in one place so I can bring order…
KeyCue reveals shortcut key combinations for nearly all apps and macOS itself. I say “nearly all” because a few apps use non-standard menus and KeyCue doesn’t always find shortcuts for them. It has a “learning mode” that is supposed to overcome that but I’ve had mixed results with it.
There’s also CheatSheet, but I don’t have any experience with that.
Sorry, I can’t help with the preferences problem, although I, too, experience it. Apple keeps moving stuff around, which doesn’t help.
I use the snippets feature in Alfred for this.
To type ⌘ for example, I simply type a
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