[R-SIG-Mac] What are the modifier keys for "Hide Others"

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Mon May 1 18:56:31 CEST 2006

On May 1, 2006, at 11:33 AM, Douglas Bates wrote:

> Sorry to keep asking dumb questions about using OS X but I have not  
> been able to decide what the combination of shortcut keys for the  
> "Hide Others" GUI selection is.  I know that "Hide Application" is  
> Apple-H but I don't know what modifier key is represented by that  
> backwards 7 symbol that is to be chorded with Apple-H for "Hide
> Others".

That's the "option" key (aka "alt" key). Interestingly enough the  
symbol used there is printed as such on some keyboards (e.g. the  
German version of the Apple keyboard), but it's not on the US  
version. Don't ask me why :).


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