As a room owner on chat, you can move messages out of the room. To do this, we can click on the Room link in the sidebar and select Move Messages. This results in the following instructions:

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Now on a Mac, Shift-click works fine for selecting an entire set of consecutive messages. However, Ctrl-click doesn't work as OS X interprets it as a right click.

Could this Ctrl-Click functionality also be tied to -click (Command-click) for OS X users?

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    This really is a problem, and it needs to be fixed already. – DJSpud Oct 2 '13 at 21:47
  • Isn't this fixable by just using alt or cmd on OS X? – bwoebi Nov 4 '13 at 20:42
  • @bwoebi Nopers. – voretaq7 Apr 23 '14 at 19:45
  • This is a bug with OSX, not Stack Exchange :P – ɥʇǝS Apr 23 '14 at 20:03
  • @ɥʇǝS Nope, it's not a bug, MacOS just works differently from Windows. ctrl / cmd is accounted for in lots of other places in SE's Javascript, but not here for some reason. – fredley May 24 '14 at 23:11
  • @fredley My point was Apple shouldn't be redefining everything ;) – ɥʇǝS May 24 '14 at 23:15
  • @ɥʇǝS It's been that way for decades! – fredley May 24 '14 at 23:16
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    Boy this is a pain in the neck for moderators. Please, SO, add a Command-click option for us OS X users! – Martijn Pieters Jul 15 '16 at 16:07
  • And a little while later, it turns out that CMD-click does work, on my laptop. I'll have to explore why this didn't work on my Kinesis keyboard. – Martijn Pieters Jul 15 '16 at 17:36

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