If you’re an experienced Mac user, you know that the “Command + Left Arrow” and “Command + Right Arrow” keyboard shortcuts move the cursor to the beginning and end of a line. However, if you’re using a full-size external keyboard on your Mac, you’ll find that the Home and Quit buttons don’t work properly. In fact, they don’t work at all because Apple doesn’t bind the buttons to any function.

If you want to fix the “Home” and “Quit” buttons, here’s a quick tip to make them work the way they should.

1. Open the terminal. You can access it from the Launchpad.

2. Type the following commands (and press Enter after each line):

The above commands create a new “KeyBindings” folder in the “Library” folder and add a new “DefaultKeyBinding.dict” file.

3. Copy and paste the following commands into the text editor that opens:

Save (using the keyboard shortcut “Ctrl + o”) and exit (“Ctrl + x”) the file.

4. Restart your Mac. The “Home” and “Exit” buttons should now work, and you can use them in conjunction with the “Shift” and “Ctrl” edit buttons.

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