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I have a macbook air, I want to disable the CMD+E keyboard shortcut to eject because I want to assign to another application and I really dont need to eject anything as I dont have a cd drive.

I've searched in the keyboard preference but that shortcut is not there.

Any ideas?

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You can use KeyRemap4MacBook with a private.xml such as this:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
    <name>Disable ⌘E</name>
      KeyCode::E, VK_COMMAND | ModifierFlag::NONE,
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