[wingide-users] Mac OS X Command key not reachable

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Mon Aug 13 09:27:33 MDT 2007

Wolfram Kriesing wrote:
> I can not make the key bindings show the command key. Always when I
> try to map i.e. the "Command+O" shortcut to a command, it only shows
> me "Ctrl+O" although I hit the Command key (Apple key). I tried all
> the "Global X11 Alt key" settings, I tried all other keys on the
> keyboard, I dont get to see the Command key, therefore I cant override
> all the default key combinations, like Command+O, Command+W, etc but i
> want

This is a bug we need to fix.  The work-around is to enter your desired
key overrides, save the preferences, then quit Wing and edit the
~/.wingide3/preferences file with another text editor to change "Ctrl-"
to "Command-".  Upon restarting Wing, it should work.

Sorry about this!


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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