[TxMt] Re: non-functioning shortcut
dushanm at spinn.net
Tue Apr 19 20:04:24 UTC 2011
Dru Kepple wrote:
> On Apr 18, 2011, at 11:31 AM, Dushan Mitrovich wrote:
>> The keyboard shortcut Cmd-Opt-O is supposed to toggle between Insert and
>> Overwrite modes, but on my system it does nothing. I've looked at Keyboard
>> Shortcuts under System Preferences to see if there are any conflicts,
>> but didn't
>> see any. Anybody have any suggestions for getting this to work?
> Most common culprit is a bundle shortcut overriding the app shortcuts. Try this: Press Control-Command-T, in the little magnifying glass drop down choose "Key Equivalent" and then type Cmd-Opt-O, and see if any results show up. This will be language-scope-aware, so do this in the files you normally work in.
> Another suggestion might be to use System Preferences to assign it to something else, and see if that works.
Dru, thank you, your suggestion led me to find the interfering culprit.
I have something called 'sidenote', whose shortcut for unfurling from
the left screen edge was just the shortcut that Textmate uses for the
insert/overwrite toggle. Once I changed that one to a different
shortcut, Textmate's toggle began to work.
This prompts two questions:
1 - how does one alter Textmate's shortcut keys?
2 - is there an OSX utility to list all of a system's shortcuts to help
the user avoid conflicts?
#2 may be asking too much, tho.
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