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A google search reveals that FMP not recognizing modifier keys is at least a decade old problem. It's hard to resist making some kind of a comment but I will resist. At any rate, it seems that restarting the computer, at least on a Mac, resolves the problem, (until it pops up again). 

My question is this: Is it understood what is it in the restarting process that corrects the problem, and if it is, is it something that can be imitated with some kind of script, command, etc?

Thanks

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This issue I have found myself it's more tied to macOS - where FileMaker going deaf to the active modifier keys.

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What is not true?

  • something in that thread
  • restarting doesn't remedy the issue
  • not OS issue but a FileMaker issue ignoring inputs from OS?

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I cannot reproduce your problem so i cannot say what causes it. What's more, I have never heard of such problem before reading your post. 

Do you have any system-enhancing utilities (such as a text expander) installed? That would be my first suspect. Do have have any plugins installed? That would be my second.

 

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On 1/11/2019 at 9:39 AM, comment said:

I cannot reproduce your problem so i cannot say what causes it. What's more, I have never heard of such problem before reading your post. 

Do you have any system-enhancing utilities (such as a text expander) installed? That would be my first suspect. Do have have any plugins installed? That would be my second.

 

For the record, I too have had this issue for quite some time. The only fix until now was a full reboot.

To your point, I am using TextExpander and quit the application. This has resolved my issue without the need to reboot.

Thanks!!

On 1/11/2019 at 8:58 AM, Asu said:

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