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9 years, 2 months ago
I have a custom keyboard shortcut created for a finder service to compress selected files.
However despite working once or twice when I first created it, it has no effect now. The service works perfectly if I manually select it but not with the shortcut. As you can see from the screenshot the shortcut is definitely assigned...
Just discovered that it actually works in all finder views except column view...
What's going on here?
Mar 11, 2014 at 21:13
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Usually this happens when there are conflicting keyboard shortcuts with other apps. Here is how I troubleshoot this type of problem.
prevent all login items from running. Try the shortcut you’ve assigned, in this case,
If it works, that means there are other apps that prevent you from running the service.
Run the apps in login items one by one and test the shortcut until you find the conflicting apps.
Most of time it solves my problem. If it’s not conflicting keyboard shortcuts form other apps, you might use
Key Codes to check the state of each key when pressed.
Mar 12, 2014 at 6:24
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