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Mac standard keyboard shortcut for moving the cursor to the end of the line is cmd+right arrow; moving to end of word is alt+right arrow. In APub, cmd+right arrow gives end of word, alt+right arrow does nothing. Is this deliberate, or a bug? I find it really confusing, as it's a shortcut I've got used to, and use quite often.

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I agree. The non-standard use of shortcuts in all of Affinity's apps drive me crazy. Please follow the common shortcuts guidelines for the Mac (and Windows)

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On 1/3/2019 at 8:48 AM, RevDC said:

Mac standard keyboard shortcut for moving the cursor to the end of the line is cmd+right arrow; moving to end of word is alt+right arrow. In APub, cmd+right arrow gives end of word, alt+right arrow does nothing. Is this deliberate, or a bug? I find it really confusing, as it's a shortcut I've got used to, and use quite often.

 

21 hours ago, Mgam said:

I agree. The non-standard use of shortcuts in all of Affinity's apps drive me crazy. Please follow the common shortcuts guidelines for the Mac (and Windows)

This is surely not a “bug.”   Have you had time to look  at PREFERENCES>Shortcuts?    You can easily change any of them to conform to your customary work  habits.    Hope that helps.


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As far as I can tell there's no way to get the standard text editing shortcuts in Affinity through the keyboard shortcut preferences. I have tried.


Complete Affinity suite; Mac 10.9; kbd & mouse; casual user since 2014.

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On 1/3/2019 at 3:48 PM, RevDC said:

Mac standard keyboard shortcut for moving the cursor to the end of the line is cmd+right arrow; moving to end of word is alt+right arrow. In APub, cmd+right arrow gives end of word, alt+right arrow does nothing

In layout apps this is different. CMD-arrow moves cursor by words, ALT-arrow adjusts kerning.

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