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iWork for Mac OS X Cookbook by Alexander Anichkin

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Shortcuts for opening new documents, new folders, and duplicates

Some of the most basic and frequently used operations are opening a new document, creating a new folder, and creating a duplicate (making a copy) of a document. Yet, many of us often still perform them through the File menu instead of using shortcuts.

How to do it...

Let's see what remembering to use keyboard shortcuts instead of menus can give us in terms of efficiency.

Creating a new document, using Command + N

Starting a new project by opening a new document may seem obvious. We are not in a hurry and can build or write a document at our own pace. But consider, for example, a situation when you are in the middle of your work and suddenly, as often happens, a bright new idea hits ...

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