Much to my chagrin, I've discovered that the question/answer editor view implements a keyboard shortcut of Cmd-G (on OS X, can't speak to other platforms) for adding images to posts. I'm sure this is very useful for folks who add lots of images to their posts, but for my part, I far more often want to use the OS X platform-standard text searching command, "Find Next", that is normally bound to Cmd-G.

Is there a way to turn off this "override" behavior? (And preferably any other overrides of platform-standard key bindings related to text editing?)

  • Same with PC, Ctrl+G is bound. Commented Jan 30, 2015 at 12:32
  • Anyway, no such way exists, so closing as dupe of the existing feature request asking to add such option. Commented Jan 30, 2015 at 12:33
  • I always click outside the editor window first; same applies to CMD-R (reload the page) for example. Commented Jan 30, 2015 at 12:35
  • Yeah, but I want to find text within the editor. Sounds like the answer is "solve this yourself" unfortunately.
    – ipmcc
    Commented Jan 30, 2015 at 12:42
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    For the record, although I don't disagree that this is a dupe of the more general request, I think that asking for the editor to not clobber major platform standard key bindings that appear as key equivalents in menus is a lot more "reasonable" than asking that it not clobber all the quasi-invisible emacs key bindings that happen to work, but don't appear as menu key equivalents. Maybe I'll open a separate question that makes that distinction...
    – ipmcc
    Commented Jan 31, 2015 at 16:20


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