I went to the "Tools" menu, "Customize...", "Keyboard". I select a shortcut key marked as ^C (control + C). I map it to a function, click "Modify" and "OK". Hitting Control-C in Writer does nothing, or just inserts the letter "c". I tried various commands, like setting a style and Insert Date, and other control bindings like ^D, ^9. None of them work. If I bind to something else, like Command-Shift-C, everything works as expected.
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I can reproduce, but there are some OS-related keyboard shortcuts: https://support.apple.com/kb/ht1343
When you press one of these, LibreOffice can never get the interrupt from the keyboard, because Mac OSX picks it up.
So, ctrl+C isn't a OSX keyboard shortcut so normally we can use this... I tested it, and there is indeed a problem.
ctrl+D is already occupied: "Control-D Delete the character in front of the cursor", so we can't use it in LibreOffice...
I also tested the F-keys (F4), I have no problem with that. When binding a function to it, it'll execute that function properly when pressed.
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Changing title to reflect findings of comment 1
However, given Joren's comment in comment 1, I don't see why we should support overriding OSX system keyboard shortcuts. What would the rationale for that be ?
I would be tempted to mark this as either NOTOURBUG or WONTFIX
Still present in 4500 alpha master build
I can't test this again now, but when I reported the bug, it was for key combinations like Control-C, which is not an OS X shortcut, normally.
(In reply to Robert Nikander from comment #6)
> I can't test this again now, but when I reported the bug, it was for key
> combinations like Control-C, which is not an OS X shortcut, normally.
Yes, you are correct, sorry. At present, I tried to recreate a new keyboard shortcut to insert a sheet into a Calc document, but I don't seem to be able to change any of the pre-proposed keyboard combos in the list, even the ones without a function attribution. I don't see ^C anywhere in the list of proposed shortcuts, either generally for LO as a whole, or for Calc as a specific app.
Build ID: 45e2de17089c24a1fa810c8f975a7171ba4cd432
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So, where, if anywhere, do you see the ^C shortcut ? If it has been removed, then this is no longer a bug as other key combos work.
I don't see ^C in Writer keyboard customisation either, among the possible choices.
I don't have LibreOffice installed any more (I survive with iWork), so I can't say whether this is still a bug. It's up to you.
OK, so closing, as ^C is no longer proposed as a shortcut, or any keyboard combo using just ^ + another key for that matter.