How to Undo on Mac & Redo on Mac
Want to learn how to undo on Mac and redo on Mac? Here's what you can do. It's easy to perform undo and redo on a Mac, no matter what version of the operating system you're using.
The keyboard shortcuts for these actions have been consistent since OS X. There are two ways. You can use a keyboard shortcut or use an option in your menu bar.
How to Undo on Mac with the Keyboard shortcut
The Undo button on Mac OS is one of the most powerful tools for saving time and frustration. The easiest way to undo a mistake on Mac is by pressing Command + Z. Press the keys together, and your last action will be undone, whether it's typing or an activity you just completed. However, some apps have multiple layers of Undo, so this process can go back as far in time as you need.
- Command + Z
How to Undo on Mac with Edit Menu
You can also undo a mistake you made on your Mac with the Edit Menu. Choose Edit > Undo to perform the “undo” action. The result is the same if you use the keyboard shortcut or the Edit Menu.
- Choose Edit > Undo
How to Redo on Mac with the Keyboard shortcut
The easiest way to perform a Redo on Mac is by pressing Command + Shift + Z. Pressing these three keys will “redo” revert the “undo” action you may have done just seconds ago.
- Command + Shift + Z
How to Redo on Mac with Edit Menu
You can also “redo” a undo you made on your Mac with the Edit Menu. Choose Edit > Redo to perform the “redo” action. The result is the same if you use the keyboard shortcut or the Edit Menu.
- Choose Edit > Redo
Now, undoing a mistake on your Mac is easy! Just confirm what action you want to use and use a keyboard shortcut accordingly. Otherwise, utilizing the edit menu will produce what you need in no time at all. You can also restore a document to an earlier save!
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