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Hot key to go to the head of the list?

I am still new to the Mac and have trouble getting to the first email in the list, for example.
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Alan HendersonRetired marine engineer
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Commented:
Cmd + Home will take you to the top of the mail list but it doesn't move the current selection.
Likewise Cmd + End to the bottom of the list.

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Alan HendersonRetired marine engineer
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In some programs and utilities, Finder for instance, Opt+arrow keys and Opt+Page Up or Page Down do the job for you. They don't work in Mail.
You may find this useful:
Keyboard Shortcuts
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1343
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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Commented:
I have a laptop and therefore no Home, End, PgUP nor PgDn keys.
Alan HendersonRetired marine engineer
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Commented:
For the MacBook Home command, press Fn + Left Arrow. For the End command, press Fn + Right Arrow.

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curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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Commented:
Awesome! What about PgUP and PgDn?
Retired marine engineer
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Commented:
fn + left arrow      
home
takes you to the beginning of a page inside a multiple pages document.

fn + command + left arrow      
home
takes you to the beginning of the entire document.

fn + right arrow      
end
takes you to the end of a page.

fn + command + right arrow      
end
takes you to the end of the entire document.

fn + up arrow      
page up

fn + down arrow      
page down

Hope this helps.

:)
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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Commented:
Thanks!

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