Throw Away a File Using a Keyboard Shortcut

Would you like to quickly delete files from your Mac using a few keystrokes on your keyboard? Here’s how to do it.

  1. Click on the icon of the file or folder to select it.
  2. Simultaneously press the Command key and the Delete key.

That’s it. The file is moved to the Trash Can.

I use this keyboard shortcut daily to throw away files on my Mac. Clients that see me using this keyboard shortcut ask me what I just did, and I’m happy to share.¬†Give it a try. I’m sure you’ll find it increases your productivity by saving you a bit of time.

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