Option key


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Option key

On Apple keyboards, a modifier key that is pressed with a letter or digit key to command the computer. For example, holding down the Option key and pressing left or right arrow moves the cursor to the previous or next word. Option is also used to enter copyright, trademark, math and other special symbols as well as accented letters for non-English alphabets. See Command key and Control key.


Mac Modifiers
The Option, Control and Command keys (Apple key) are the three modifier keys on Mac keyboards.
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After the full-second pause, the QB snaps his head toward the option key and pushes off with the inside of his left foot (Step 2) and then leads with his right foot (Step 3) at a 15-degree angle toward the option area at full speed.
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