In the Dvorak key layout, Spotlight's shortcut masks the Undo shortcut, and I couldn't fix the problem by changing or disabling shortcut associations. Any advice?

  • Spotlight's default shortcut is Comand-Space and Undo is Command-Z. How are these colliding? What key are you hitting? In Dvorak, Spotlight should be the same as QWERTY and Undo should just be moved a little.
    – Cajunluke
    May 10, 2011 at 19:12
  • @ CajunLuke the conflict I referred to was with spotlight's Comand-/
    – Adam A
    May 10, 2011 at 19:24

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You could try using "Dvorak - Qwerty ⌘" instead of straight Dvorak. It uses the Dvorak layout for regular typing, but keeps the Cmd shortcuts the same as what's printed on your keyboard.

Dvorak - Qwerty

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