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Art D. Rector's picture
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Mac question

Does anyone know how to disable (or override) the OSX keyboard commands? My problem is the OSX commands always take preference over the application commands - I'd like to reverse that if possible... applications commands override system commands. (for example F8 stops the iTunes play - I want that command to work with Quark or Illustrator instead)

Anyone know if there is a way to do this? I know some commands are accessible thru the system preferences - but what about the F keys? Can those be manipulated somehow?

Any help would be appreciated.

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qwertyale's picture
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Go to Preferences, "Keyboard" and click on "Use all F1, F2, etc. keys ..."

You can assign your own shortcuts too by Application at "Keyboard Shortcuts" / Application Shortcut and "+" add what you want.

yes I'm brazilian xD

qwertyale's picture
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You can try this one but I never used http://kevingessner.com/software/functionflip/

yes I'm brazilian xD

Art D. Rector's picture
3166 pencils

Thanks qwerty - I knew there was a way to do it. It was staring me right in the face and I didn't see it!

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