Create a command by using a shortcuts key on mac

Author: miaomiao    Posted: 25 January 2023   Viewed: 4531 times   Tag: #Mac OS 

How to Make Alias on Mac with Terminal

Step 1: Start Mac Terminal. Go to LaunchPad and search for Terminal. Once you see it, click on it to start it up.

Step 2: Make sure you are in your home directory. Type cd and hit the return/enter key. This will ensure you are in your home directory.

Step 3: Determine which shell you are using. You can find out which shell you are running by typing in the command below.

echo $SHELL

Step 4: Open the shell profile file.

nano .zprofile

Step 5: Add the alias commands to the file.

Step 6: Exit Terminal and restart it.