Because PC and Mac keyboards differ, you must press certain key combinations to enable certain PC commands on a Mac keyboard.

For keys with no keyboard equivalent, VMware Fusion provides the Send Key item in the Virtual Machine menu.

PC and Mac Keyboard Equivalents

PC Keyboard

Apple External Keyboard

MacBook and MacBook Pro Built-In Keyboard

F1-F12

F1-F12

fn+F1 . . . fn+F12

Print Screen

F14

(use Send Key)

Scroll Lock

F15

(use Send Key)

Pause/Break

F16

(use Send Key)

Backspace

delete

delete

delete Forward delete

(Forward Delete)

delete Forward delete

fn+delete

Insert (toggles overwrite)

help (early models)

(use Send Key and select Help item)

Num Lock

clear

fn+num lock F6

Command

(Windows logo key—between Ctrl and Alt keys)

Command Key

Command Key

Alt

alt option

alt option