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10.4: Resolve an ExposÚ / Office contextual menu issue Apps
If you have tried to use Shift-F10 to access contextual menus in Microsoft Word (or other Office applications), you have probably discovered that it only activates ExposÚ in slow motion (even if ExposÚ is not active). There have been a few posts over time asking (myself included) if it is possible to disable this slow motion feature, so that Shift-F10 will again work in Word.

After attempting several ways to accomplish this, and reading the ExposÚ and multi-button mice hint, I realized that that hint was the answer to the problem: you have to reassign ExposÚ's F10 (Application Windows) hot key. After I mapped mine to Control-F10, I could again use the Shift-F10 contextual menu hot key in my Office applications. If I really want the slow-motion effect, it's still there, but now via Shift-Control-F10.
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10.4: Resolve an ExposÚ / Office contextual menu issue
Authored by: rpost77 on Dec 15, '06 02:39:53PM
Another way is to disable the modifier key for the ExposÚ function.

To do this, you need to set the modifier key value to 0 (from its Shift value of 131072).

You will need to use a Property List editor to edit the preference file. To create this file and "expose" the relevant hotkey settings you will first need to remap the relevant ExposÚ function to another key for that ExposÚ function's key values to appear in the preference file (you can then remap it back to its "normal" key and the preference file should still contain the entry for that function).

This previous hint explains how to remap keys using the preference file, the relevant ExposÚ and Dasboard hotkeys numbers that appear in the preference file and the relevant modifier key values ==>

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