A non-existing keyboard shortcut ALT + S blocks writing letter Ś

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The Electro Machine
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A non-existing keyboard shortcut ALT + S blocks writing letter Ś

Post by The Electro Machine »

When I try to write letter ś / Ś [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%9A] in a file name by pressing Right Alt and S my command results with a pop-up of window entitled Export

How do I turn off / change this shortcut? It is not even officially listed [viewtopic.php?t=5069]


This was happening on XnView MP Windows 0.98.1 64bits [and on earlier versions] and is happening on 1.01 64bits. I am Windows 10 Enterprise 20H2 19042.746 x64 and have no problems with writing >> ś << or >> Ś << anywhere else
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Re: A non-existing keyboard shortcut ALT + S blocks writing letter Ś

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try to change the shortcut of 'Export'?
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Re: A non-existing keyboard shortcut ALT + S blocks writing letter Ś

Post by The Electro Machine »

After wasting literally hours trying to come up with a straight hotkey or some kind of workaround, using either HotkeyP and AutoHotkey [and utilizing the trick of running XnView as Administrator], I came up with a conclusion that it simply impossible. And that is because because this AutoHotkey script

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z::Send {Blind}{Text}ś
correctly writes ś when key Z is pressed, but this script

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+z::Send {Blind}{Text}ś
[where >>+<< means SHIFT] does not write ś when SHIFT+Z combination is pressed - but only in XnView it does not work, as it does work in Notepad, FreeCommander, CorelDRAW etc.


And thus I have to use this lame AutoHotkey workaround

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`::Send {Blind}{Text}ś
which takes out sign ` out of the picture and does not provide me with the capital version [i.e. Ś]