[racket] Beginner can't get some Macintosh command keys to work

From: Nadeem Abdul Hamid (nadeem at acm.org)
Date: Thu Nov 24 20:47:26 EST 2011

Yes. When caps lock is on, pressing Cmd+N inserts an "n" into the
current document.

On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 1:51 PM, Neil Toronto <neil.toronto at gmail.com> wrote:
> For either of you, does turning on Caps Lock do it as well? DrRacket does
> this weird thing on my Ubuntu box, where CTRL-<anything> inserts a
> capitalized <anything> when Caps Lock is on, instead of invoking a shortcut.
> I haven't reported it yet because I thought it might be an Ubuntu thing only
> - it seemed to start happening when I got 11.04 - but none of my other
> programs do it.
> Neil T
> On 11/23/2011 08:28 PM, Nadeem Abdul Hamid wrote:
>> Yes, this seems to happen to me sometimes too. I just tried Cmd+N to
>> create a new file and it wasn't working; but it worked by selecting
>> the "New" menu item. It seems to maybe have something to do with
>> switching desktop "spaces" - because after doing that, the Cmd+N
>> shortcut doesn't work, reliably.
>> --- nadeem
>> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 10:22 PM, Leonard Cuff<lcuff2 at yahoo.com>  wrote:
>>> I've just resumed my efforts to learn scheme after a long hiatus, and I
>>> can't seem to get to first base:
>>> I'm using Racket 5.2 with Macintosh Lion software (version 10.7.2).
>>> Many of the command keys don't seem to work.  Specifically Cmd-R prints
>>> an
>>> r in whatever window I'm in, rather than running.  CMD-N (new) and CMD-T
>>> (new tab) do not work, even though selecting from the menu gets me a new
>>> window or a new tab.  Some command keys work - The preferences come up
>>> with CMD-, Paste works with CMD-V, and save works with CMD-S.  I haven't
>>> tested everything.
>>> Is this a new bug, or do I have my head screwed on the wrong way or Š
>>> TIA for any and all help.
>>> Leonard

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