I'm making a custom non-latin keyboard layout in Ukelele. When I install the layout and activate it typical OS hotkeys like Cmd-W or Cmd-Q are not working, but when I switch to say Russian layout - all hotkeys work as usual.

How to make the layout respect typical hotkeys? Is there a setting somewhere that I'm missing?

// I'm using latest versions of Ukelele and Mac OS.

  • What was your staring point for your custom layout? Try using Russian, since you know that works. – Tom Gewecke Nov 29 '18 at 17:12
  • I started with blank – Spadar Shut Nov 29 '18 at 17:14
  • Start instead with Russian or something that already works. Ukelele provides a bunch of keyboards with the app download. – Tom Gewecke Nov 29 '18 at 18:03
  • Thanks for helping out, guys, found an answer already. – Spadar Shut Nov 29 '18 at 18:14

So the problem is solved by going to Modifiers tab and adding one for CMD down key, then selecting to switch to QWERTY layout when CMD is pressed. Same can be repeated for CMD+SHIFT down.

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