Non-QWERTY layouts not working with shortcuts

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Robert Randolph
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:47 pm


Non-QWERTY layouts not working with shortcuts

Using FL 20.0.2 Build 25. macOS Sierra 10.12.6

When using non-qwerty layouts (such as colemak in my case), shortcuts do not work.

To reproduce:
  • Open keyboard preferences
  • Input sources - click + and add a new layout (Colemak for instance).
  • Set Colemak as your primary input source
  • Open FLStudio
  • Press a shortcut such as cmd-f (this is equivalent to cmd-E on a qwerty keyboard when using colemak).
FLStudio acts like the cmd-E was pressed, despite pressing cmd-f on the selected layout. If I press cmd-t using colemak (T is where F is in QWERTY), then it acts as if cmd-f was pressed.

Typing words in to text boxes works as expected, it's only shortcuts that seem to not work.

note: When testing this, make sure to use keys that are not common between QWERTY and the alternative layout. Any keys that don't switch position work as expected 8)

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