A Mac keyboard has many keys that function the same as keys on a Windows keyboard, but that are named differently. Sometimes it can be hard to find out what the correct keys are online, so I created this list to show you what keys used on Windows do the same on a Mac.
|Windows Key||Mac Key||Use|
|Alt||Option||Enters special characters, such as ѐ.|
|Control (Ctrl)||Control key on Mac – Command (⌘)||Performs actions or shortcuts. Ex. Pressing Ctrl-S or ⌘-S usually saves a document or file.|
|Num Lock||Num LockShift-Clear||In some applications, controls whether pressing keys in the numeric keyboard enters numbers or moves the cursor.|
|Scroll Lock||Control-F14||In some applications, controls whether pressing the arrow keys moves the cursor or scrolls in a windows.|
|Print Screen||⌘-Shift-3⌘-Shift-4||Takes pictures of the screen and saves to clipboard. On Mac, ⌘-Shift-3 takes a picture of the entire screen. ⌘-Shift-4 takes a picture of the part of the screen you select.|
|Shift||Shift||Same on both. Allows lowercase letters to become capitalized.|