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In Windows and Ubuntu one can move the cursor to the end of the next word in text by pressing ctrl+ left or ctrl+right.

What's the equivalent of this on the Mac?

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Command+left and Command+right brings you to the end or beginning of a line - something that I find really useful as well. –  bassplayer7 Jun 19 '12 at 11:58
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...something accomplished with Home and End on PCs. –  josh3736 Jun 19 '12 at 14:40

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option + left and option + right

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... and why is it not listed in keyboard shortcuts ... –  GEdgar Jun 19 '12 at 15:47
    
@GEdgar Gremlings. –  Kit Sunde Jun 19 '12 at 17:15
    
it's a global thing like the enter or shift keys… goes without saying –  XAleXOwnZX Jun 19 '12 at 23:00
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it doesn't "go without saying" since it had to be said. I too wanted to know this. –  Chase Florell Jun 19 '12 at 23:53
    
Weird/relevant: on older version of Microsoft Word, it used to be command instead of option. Took them forever to get in line with the rest of Mac OS. –  NReilingh Jul 8 '12 at 6:08

It's really quite simple: just us Command + right or left.

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That somehow contradicts the already accepted answer –  patrix Jul 12 '13 at 12:45

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