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How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance

  1. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Automator: Schritt 1, Bild 1 von 2 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Automator: Schritt 1, Bild 2 von 2
    • Open up Spotlight.

    • Click the Magnifying Glass in the menu bar.

    • Use Keyboard Shortcut: Cmd + Space

  2. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance: Schritt 2, Bild 1 von 1
    • Type Automator in the Text area.

    • Double Click the application to open it.

  3. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, New Document: Schritt 3, Bild 1 von 2 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, New Document: Schritt 3, Bild 2 von 2
    • Go to File => New and a window will appear.

    • You can also use the shortcut Cmd + N

    • When you open Automator, nothing will happen until you create a new document.

  4. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Create Document: Schritt 4, Bild 1 von 2 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Create Document: Schritt 4, Bild 2 von 2
    • Choose Quick Action in the window that appears.

    • Hit Enter or Click Choose

  5. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance: Schritt 5, Bild 1 von 1
    • We won't be walking through every single thing that Automator does in this guide, we will just be creating the shortcut.

  6. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Adjust Command: Schritt 6, Bild 1 von 2 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Adjust Command: Schritt 6, Bild 2 von 2
    • In Workflow receives, Choose Automatic

    • Beside in, Choose any application

    • If you choose anything else besides any application, the shortcut will work only when a certain application is open.

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    • In Image and Color, these will not change the shortcut at all, but you can adjust them to the way you like.

  8. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Final Steps: Schritt 8, Bild 1 von 1
    • The commands should look something like this:

  9. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Adding Action: Schritt 9, Bild 1 von 3 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Adding Action: Schritt 9, Bild 2 von 3 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Adding Action: Schritt 9, Bild 3 von 3
    • To create the action, choose Library in the Top-Left corner of the window.

    • Click the Search bar and start typing Change System Appearance

  10. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance: Schritt 10, Bild 1 von 2 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance: Schritt 10, Bild 2 von 2
    • Click the action that appears.

    • Drag it into the giant box

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    • The action will appear in the box.

  12. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Fix Action: Schritt 12, Bild 1 von 1
    • You will see three different commands: Light, Dark, Toggle Light/Dark

    • Choose Toggle Light/Dark so you won't have to create two shortcuts.

    • One for Light, one for Dark.

  13. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Testing: Schritt 13, Bild 1 von 3 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Testing: Schritt 13, Bild 2 von 3 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Testing: Schritt 13, Bild 3 von 3
    • Time to test this action!

    • Click the Run command in the corner of the window.

    • As the action is running, the screen may flash a couple of times.

    • If everything is successful, the system should be dark.

  14. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Troubleshooting: Schritt 14, Bild 1 von 1
    • Click Run once more to make the system Light

    • Make sure everything was successful by checking the text at the bottom of the window.

    • If the action was not successful, go back and make sure everything is the same as this guide.

  15. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Save Service: Schritt 15, Bild 1 von 3 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Save Service: Schritt 15, Bild 2 von 3 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Save Service: Schritt 15, Bild 3 von 3
    • Choose File => Save or Cmd + S to save your Service. Name it whatever you wish.

    • Your Service will be saved in Users/User Name/Library/Services

  16. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Using Service: Schritt 16, Bild 1 von 3 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Using Service: Schritt 16, Bild 2 von 3 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Using Service: Schritt 16, Bild 3 von 3
    • You can now Quit Automator

    • Click the current Application in the menu bar, and choose Services. There, you will see your new service.

    • If you are using the service for the first time, you will probably get a notification like the one in the picture. This is simply because the app wants to change your system settings, and macOS does not like it very much. Click OK to continue.

  17. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Setting Shortcut: Schritt 17, Bild 1 von 1
    • Now we will add a keyboard shortcut to quickly change the system appearance.

    • Search for System Preferences in Spotlight.

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    • Click Keyboard in the window, and then Shortcuts. Then choose Services

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    • Scroll to the very bottom, you will see a section named General. You will see your Service in this section.

  20. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance: Schritt 20, Bild 1 von 2 How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance: Schritt 20, Bild 2 von 2
    • Click on your Shortcut.

    • Click Add Shortcut.

    • A Text box will appear

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    • You can now add your own shortcut.

    • A shortcut is any combination of at least one modifier key (Cmd / Opt / Control / Shift) and one regular key (Any Letter or Number on the keyboard).

    • You should probably choose a shortcut that requires a few keys. I chose Shift+Opt+Cmd+Z. No other commands on the mac use this shortcut.

  22. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance: Schritt 22, Bild 1 von 1
    • When you press the keys to create your shortcut, nothing will happen, click Add Shortcut one last time and then hit enter.

    • You do not have to type out a shortcut. Simply press the keys you want to be your shortcut in order to make it.

  23. How to Create a Shortcut for System Appearance, Finishing up: Schritt 23, Bild 1 von 1
    • You can know quit System Preferences.

Abschluss

You can now change your system appearance by pressing your shortcut.

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