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Tips on using a Macintosh keyboard (1001675)
The tips in this article help you to send key strokes or perform functions that you know from PC keyboards. These tips help when using VMware Fusion virtual machines.
|PC||Macintosh / Fusion|
|Ctrl+Alt+Del||To send Ctrl+Alt+Del to a virtual machine:|
|Delete||The Delete key on an Apple keyboard is actually the backspace key to all other operating systems.|
To send the PC Delete key to a virtual machine:
|Insert||To send the Insert key to a virtual machine:|
|Print Screen||To send the Print Screen key to a virtual machine:|
|Alt-Gr||To send the Alt-Gr key to virtual machine:|
|Selecting multiple list items||To use Ctrl+click as you would in a normal Windows environment:|
|Num Lock||To send the Num Lock key to a virtual machine:|
|Function keys||To send a Function key (for example, F1 or F3) to a virtual machine:|
Note: To use F13-F24 in a virtual machine, you must use the steps above to change the default behavior of the function keys.
|Windows key||By default, this is mapped to Either Command key, but it can also be mapped to Right Command key or Left Command key according to your choice.|
To map the Windows key to any convenient key you choose, navigate to VMware Fusion > Preferences > Keyboard & Mouse > Key Mappings.
- If Ctrl+click does not work in Windows and sends a right-click instead, see Selecting multiple list items in the table.
- If you have a keyboard layout other than the US English keyboard layout, see Using an alternate keyboard layout for a virtual machine in VMware Fusion (1005578).
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