[ardour-users] key commands in os x

Jesse Chappell jesse at essej.net
Sun Feb 19 19:49:35 PST 2006

On 2/19/06, Adam Varga <adam at dailysonic.com> wrote:
> Has anyone gotten 'alt' keyboard commands in OS 10.4+ to work?
> control, shift, command all work... but alt commands do not. I poked
> around and found this advice online, but it didn't work for me:
> Is there an easy way to map the left "alt" key to "meta" key in Mac OS
> X Tiger,  X11 (in full-screen mode)? Try: defaults write com.apple.x11
> swap_alt_meta -bool true
> Have any Tiger users had any luck with the alt key?

Strangely enough, on my 10.3.9 system I found that the Command key
(cloverleaf thingy) acted as the X11 Alt key in ardour.  Try it!


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