command key

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Noun1.command key - (computer science) the key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to type control characterscommand key - (computer science) the key on a computer keyboard that is used (in combination with some other key) to type control characters
key - a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Then hold down the Option key on Mac or Shift key on PC and click the "Restore iPhone" button.
To select a different boot drive on the Mac, you hold down the Option key while starting up the computer and then choose from the main hard drive or any others that are connected and bootable.
As a general rule, adding the Option key to an existing shortcut usually makes that shortcut better.
When you hear it chime, hold down the command (Apple) key and the option key at the same time.
You type an en dash by holding down the Option key and typing a dash/hyphen.
Many people hang up before they ever get to the final option key - before they reach the person they're calling.
To use the single star in her design, she presses the option key, to constrain it to a straight line, she also holds down the shift key.
Users will either have to recover their library from a previous backup or they will have to open iTunes while holding down the Option key (Shift key on Windows) and create a new library, according to (https://www.
Just hold the Option key, and click (and hold) on the Control Strip.
The tactics used by the drop option key will usually dictate the reactions of the QB to the perimeter.
If you press the Option key only, you can select a rectangle of text, an excellent tool to have when you want to select one column of numbers in a lengthy table.
5 Explorer Bar Tip: Hold down the Option key while clicking on an Explorer Bar tab to open the pane over the current page rather than the default, or next to the current, page.