I’ve put up a video overview of the basics of using shortcuts and gestures on your Mac, and why you should start using them to save time. Keyboard shortcuts are probably the biggest productivity boost that you can incorporate in your daily workflow, and learning a few important ones can really help tremendously.
Also check out these two web-pages for more information regarding shortcuts and multi-touch gestures:
First off is Dan Rodney’s MAC KEYBOARD SHORCUTS web-page, which is a fantastic resource for learning more about all the little symbols you’ll see in shortcut menus, and how they match to your keyboard:
Then, you should also look at the Apple Support webpage that explains track-pad gestures here :