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silly question about key commands

Apr 06 2013 | 9:45 am


This may sound a little silly to some people,but….max/msp suddenly doesn’t "obey" on the key commands like ctrl+S, shift+ctrl+S,ctrl+O etc. This happened suddenly and can’t find the reason why. The weird thing is that some other commands like ctrl+N or ctrl+E still work.

I know this is not a big deal but it has made my life much harder now, as every time I have to save (which I do it a lot in order to avoid losing data in a possible crash) I use mouse etc

Thanks in advance

Apr 06 2013 | 11:32 am

Make sure you haven’t deleted (or edited, or moved) Cycling ’74/init/max-keycommands.txt.

That’s where the keyboard shortcuts are defined. You can, of course, customize this file for your own needs and preferences, but you make changes at your own risk.

Apr 06 2013 | 11:48 am

thanks for the response…

I opened the file you are talking about and it has only these

max definecommand n patcher insertobj newobj;
max definecommand m patcher insertobj message;
max definecommand r patcher insertrecent;
max definecommand p patcher insertobjectpalette;
max definecommand b patcher insertobj button;
max definecommand t patcher insertobj toggle;
max definecommand i patcher insertobj number;
max definecommand f patcher insertobj flonum;
max definecommand c patcher insertobj comment;
max definecommand j patcher inserttextobj jit.;
max definecommand P patcher inserttextobj "newobj @presentation 1 @text ";

However it doesn’t say anywhere ctrl+N for new patch or ctrl+E for unlock…

Any thoughts?

Apr 06 2013 | 12:26 pm

I may add that I have installed recently jamoma but never use it as I had an older version of max/msp that the one required..I don’t remember if this is has anything to do with,but I think that the problems occured during the same time I installed the jamoma.However I am not sure about it…

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