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The FoxPro for Windows and MS-DOS shortcut keys that use the CONTROL (CTRL) key combined with C, X, or V for copying, cutting, and pasting don't work in all areas of FoxPro for Macintosh.
Use the COMMAND key instead of the CONTROL key for these shortcuts. (The COMMAND key usually has the picture of the Apple logo and a clover-leaf on it).
The CONTROL key is not the standard modifier key for these actions on the Macintosh, the COMMAND key is. Hence, the COMMAND key can be used in more places.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in FoxPro versions 2.5b and 2.5c for Macintosh.
In FoxPro for Windows and MS-DOS, the CTRL shortcut key combinations work consistently in all components to copy, cut, or paste objects and text. The key combination CTRL+C performs a copy, CTRL+X performs a cut, and CTRL+V performs a paste operation.
The SET KEYCOMP setting has no effect on this behavior.
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Article ID: 117922 - Last Review: November 17, 2003 - Revision: 2.1