I would like to select multiple files non sequentially as in the illustration below...

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On Windows I could simply hold down the Ctrl Key, navigate with Up and Down keys and hit the Space key to select or deselect a file.

But on mac if I hold down the Command key and hit Down arrow, it opens up the file (tested on images). and ctrl + down arrow does something weird with the windows..

Is there any way to select such thing without mouse (which is way slower of course..)?


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Unlike Windows MacOSX is not well designed for keyboard only access. There is no built in method for doing this. Sorry you're stuck with using the mouse in these situations.

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