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?

  • 1
    This really is a problem, and it needs to be fixed already.
    – DJSpud
    Oct 2, 2013 at 21:47
  • Isn't this fixable by just using alt or cmd on OS X?
    – bwoebi
    Nov 4, 2013 at 20:42
  • @bwoebi Nopers.
    – voretaq7
    Apr 23, 2014 at 19:45
  • This is a bug with OSX, not Stack Exchange :P
    – ɥʇǝS
    Apr 23, 2014 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, 2014 at 23:11
  • @fredley My point was Apple shouldn't be redefining everything ;)
    – ɥʇǝS
    May 24, 2014 at 23:15
  • @ɥʇǝS It's been that way for decades!
    – fredley
    May 24, 2014 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! Jul 15, 2016 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. Jul 15, 2016 at 17:36


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