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New to Mac OS? Make Sure You Know These Delete Operation Tips

New to Mac OS? Make Sure You Know These Delete Operation Tips

Whether you’ve recently switched from Windows to Mac OS, or you plan to do so in the near future, it can be quite confusing learning all the new keyboard and mouse shortcuts. Many shortcuts are the same except, instead of using Ctrl (like on Windows), you use the Command key.

One place where the shortcuts differ quite drastically are with delete operations. Whether deleting files, text or personal information, you really should make sure you know the keyboard shortcuts for Mac OS. To make things easy for you, below you’ll find a handy guide that not only shows the differences between delete operations, but also teaches you the shortcut for each.

One huge difference you’ll notice is that unlike Windows, you can’t just press the “Delete” key to send a file or folder to the trash bin in Mac OS. Instead, you must press “Command + Delete” together. Also, while pressing “Shift + Delete” will empty the trash in Windows, you must press “Shift + Command + Delete” in Mac OS. These are just a few examples of how things differ.

New to Mac OS? Make Sure You Know These Delete Operation Tips
    This cheat sheet of delete operations is sure to come in handy for Mac OS users both old and new. So, it’s definitely worth sharing with others who may find it useful as well.

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    Last Updated on December 18, 2020

    Can Technology have Biases Like Humans?

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    This article suggests that the process of creating technological solutions be made transparent and subject to contribution from many people who would end up as users of the product – male, female, young, old, learned, unlearned and all other preferences as we have them. It also underscores the importance of having women on product development teams. This approach is not sure to eliminate all forms of bias, but it is a good way to start in order to appraise the full benefits of technology.

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    “Recognizing the problem is a start…success will depend on inclusive technologies that meet this vast untapped market.” This cannot be more apt especially at a time when we look up to technology for solutions. We should not muzzle our progress with technology by battling algorithm bias. The first way to avoid this battle is by reading this article here.

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