Windows shortcuts for Mac

Since the Citrix programs being displayed through Citrix are running from a Windows operating system we'll need to make adjustments for the Mac. Certain keys may have the same name but completely different functions.

 

Below you can see the equivalent for some of the more common windows shortcuts.

 

 Character keys refer to any key that inputs a character.

 Special keys are keys such as CTRL ALT or SHIFT

Windows key or key combination Mac equivalents
Alt+character key

Command–Option–character key (for example, to send Alt-C, use Command-Option-C)

Alt+special key

Option–special key (for example, Option-Tab)

Command–Option–special key (for example, Command-Option-Tab)

Ctrl+character key

Command–character key (for example, Command-C)

Control–character key (for example, Control-C)

Ctrl+special key

Control–special key (for example, Control-F4)

Command–special key (for example, Command-F4)

Ctrl/Alt/Shift/Windows logo + function key

Choose Keyboard > Send Function key > Control/Alt/Shift/Command-Function key

Ctrl+Alt

Control-Option-Command

Ctrl+Alt+Delete

Control–Option–Forward Delete

Control-Option-Fn-Delete (on MacBook keyboards)

Choose Keyboard >Send Ctrl-Alt-Del

Delete

Delete

Choose Keyboard > Send Key > Delete

Fn-Backspace (Fn-Delete on some US keyboards)

End

End

Fn-Right Arrow

Esc

Escape

Choose Keyboard > Send Key > Escape

F1 to F12

F1 to F12

Choose Keyboard > Send Function Key > F1 to F12

Home

Home

Fn–Left Arrow

Insert

Choose Keyboard > Send Key > Insert

Num Lock

Clear

Page Down

Page Down

Fn–Down Arrow

Page Up

Page Up

Fn–Up Arrow

Spacebar

Choose Keyboard > Send Key > Space

Tab

Choose Keyboard > Send Key > Tab

Windows logo Right Command key (a keyboard preference, enabled by default)

Choose Keyboard > Send Windows Shortcut > Start

Key combination to display charms Choose Keyboard > Send Windows Shortcut > Charms
Key combination to display app commands Choose Keyboard > Send Windows Shortcut > App Commands
Key combination to snap apps Choose Keyboard > Send Windows Shortcut > Snap
Key combination to switch apps Choose Keyboard > Send Windows Shortcut > Switch Apps
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