How to type the Control (^), Option (⌥), and Command (⌘) keys on macOS

Here’s how you can type the Control (^), Option (⌥), and Command (⌘) keys on macOS. Control (^) key – type Shift-6 Option (⌥) key – press Control-Command-Space and search for “option” Command (⌘) key – press Control-Command-Space and search for “place of interest”

1 min · Jesstern Rays

Repeating keys stopped working in macOS

I’m not sure why this happened, but at some point I lost the ability to hold down on a key to repeat them. To solve this, run the following command in a terminal. You may need to restart the terminal for it to work. defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false

1 min · Jesstern Rays

Shortcut key to insert emoji and symbols on macOS

Just press Control-Command-Space on your keyword to open up the Emoji & Symbols window. Select or search for an emoji. Click the small icon to the right of the search bar to bring up the character viewer to select more symbols.

1 min · Jesstern Rays

Which mechanical keyboard switch should I choose?

Choosing between the different types of mechanical keyboard switches?

1 min · Jesstern Rays