Best OS X Shortcuts to Learn Before Yosemite is Released: Spotlight

Now that OS X Yosemite has put Spotlight “into the spotlight,” so to say, here are some keyboard shortcuts that will help you dominate your Mac with incredible speed.


  • Command+Space: open Spotlight
  • Command+Option+Space: open Spotlight in a Finder window


  • Command+Enter: reveal item in the Finder
  • Command+Up/Down arrow: jump between categories
  • Esc: clear the current search