[racket-dev] Tab switching keyboard shortcuts on Mac

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sun Nov 14 07:51:27 EST 2010

Thanks, I've pushed a fix.

Do you know the keybindings from experience or can you point to a
definitive cite somewhere that lists things like standard keybindings
(Google led me to this file, but not how to read it:


On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 3:45 AM, Dmitry Chestnykh
<dmitry at codingrobots.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> The default "next-tab" and "prev-tab" keyboard shortcuts in DrRacket
> on Mac are "d:s:right" and "d:s:left". Unfortunately, the same
> shortcuts are used all over the OS X for "select-to-end-of-line" and
> "select-to-beginning-of-line" in text views. In OS X, the standard
> shortcuts for switching tabs are Cmd+Shift+[ and Cmd+Shift+] (they
> seem to work in DrRacket too), and some other programs use
> Cmd+Alt+arrows. I see that "select-to-*-of-line" are bound to
> Cmd+Home/End (fn+Cmd+arrows on MacBooks), but it's a pain to relearn
> those.
> What do you think about changing the default shortcuts for tab
> switching to get more standard Mac behavior?
> Thank you!
> (Sorry if the question has been discussed earlier -- I couldn't find
> anything on it by searching the archives).
> --
> Dmitry Chestnykh
> Coding Robots
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