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June 24, 2008

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Roland Kaufmann

A lot of applications violate the second point -- that shortcuts should be defined as (virtual) keys and not characters.

A popular variant is the split-personality mistake of introducing the Shift modifier into the mix, while still testing on character! For instance, believing that Ctrl+Shift+';' is different from Ctrl+';', which of course may or may not work depending on your layout.

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