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10.3: Creating new keyboard shortcuts with COMMAND-
Authored by: TvE on Oct 30, '03 05:09:39AM

While I was verifying a hint on the retailversion - something I that I had working on one of my ealier seeds - I was unable to reproduce it. Here is what i HAD working at one time:

I was UNable to create shortcuts that was only based upon COMMAND-<something> as opposed to COMMAND-CTRL-<something>.

It seems that Apple is limiting these shortcuts (via the GUI) since it is more likely that they'll collide with existing shorcuts:(

I wanted to change Preview.app's 100% view and Fit In Windows to something like COMMAND-0 and COMMAND-ALT-0 - but I am not allowed to do that in the GUI.


I then looked made some other chganges in com.apple.preview.plist and noted where and how they were written.
Then I changed the text (removing the character that resembled the ALT-key so I was back to a "clean" COMMAND-<something>.
Relaunched Preview.app and it worked!!!

My problem now (wich migght have been there earlier) is that whenever I relaunch the Keyboard control panel it no longer shows / respects my behind-the-scenes changes and rewrites the plist files to resemble what they looked like before - effectively removing my changes.

Have anyone else experimented with this kind of changes so that you'll enable the REAL powers of keyboardshortcut customization???



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10.3: Creating new keyboard shortcuts with COMMAND-
Authored by: RandyMan on Oct 30, '03 10:22:44AM

I actually filed this as a bug to Apple, including the fact that they go out of their way to make sure you don't get what you want, and their response was "behaves as designed". Putz NeXT programmers!



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10.3: Creating new keyboard shortcuts with COMMAND-
Authored by: TvE on Oct 30, '03 06:02:39PM

Do you have a bugreport ID that one can reference to to try to change their attitude?



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