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Where is the Option key on the Apple Mac, how do you find it on the MacBook and on the Windows keyboard? These questions are likely to concern you when in a manual or advisory from the Mac Option key, the Apple Option key or from a key combination with Shift-Control-Option the speech is. Here you can find out what the ominous key is.
If you are looking for the Apple Option key on the Mac keyboard or the MacBook Option key, you will find it between the CTRL key and the CMD key, which can also have the character ⌘. If you use a keyboard that is designed for Windows PCs, you will usually find the Alt key between the Windows symbol and the space.
Here is an overview of the features of the Mac Option key:
The Alt, Option, or Option key is used in various keyboard shortcuts of Mac OS X, macOS, im Finder as well as in individual other programs. Here is a small selection of possible uses of the key:
Image source Mac keyboard: Apple
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