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I have a new Macbook Air with Lion and I'm using Excel in VMWare Fusion and it has a hotkey for Control + Shift + Down Arrow.

Every time I try and use this key combination instead of doing what it's supposed to do for Excel it's getting intercepted by Lion.

Is there a way to disable this hotkey globally or perhaps just when I'm using Fusion?

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But what if I don't want to disable control-up and control-down for exposé, I only want to disable shift-control-up and shift-control-down for the silly "slow mo" exposé (to replace with Sublime Text 3's multiple-cursors)? thx! [Writing this comment on a previous answer as a "new answer", btw, b/c commenting requires more points than I currently have.] – jaepage May 31 '14 at 18:35
My new question would be the same as this question, and I wouldn't want to duplicate. The answer marked correct above doesn't answer the original question exactly, it sidesteps it. – jaepage May 31 '14 at 21:18
then lets tell that to @DanielLawson – Buscar웃 May 31 '14 at 22:20
You're absolutely right that my answer is a workaround. It's also the only way I know to solve the problem. – Daniel May 31 '14 at 22:22
possible duplicate of Remove shift key augmentation for Mission Control animation – SCdF Aug 15 '15 at 22:23
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To reassign the key globally, go to System Preferences » Mission Control and under Application Windows, where it currently says ^↓, assign another key (I used F10, à la exposé).

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Thanks! This horrible shortcut was conflicting with sublimetext. – caarlos0 Jun 29 '13 at 18:55
On Mavericks the key can be disabled completely, by assigning it a dash (latest option in the Mission Control and Application Windows dropdown box). – Ludder Jun 3 '14 at 7:27

To remove the shift augmentation follow the steps outlined in this answer to a similar (but with much less Google juice it seems) question:

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