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Which is the optiion key on the apple keyboard i can't find it

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Hi, the option key is the "alt" key.

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Hi there,

Beside the spacebar is the "command" key. The option key is the one right after that.

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2. Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command, Option, P, and R. You will need to hold these keys down simultaneously in Step


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