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Use {key control} for mac instead of {key Ctrl}

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  1. AliceWyman 5146 posts
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    On my en-US iMac keyboard, the key name is control, not Ctrl.

    I updated Template:contextmenu for mac to change {key Ctrl} to {key control}. This article should also be updated to replace all instances of {key Ctrl} shown for mac with {key control}, for consistency.

    Related discussion: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Template:contextmenu/discuss/7804 Ctrl button for Mac and ctrl-clicking

    See also: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201236 Mac keyboard shortcuts

    On my en-US iMac keyboard, the key name is '''control''', not Ctrl. I updated [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Template:contextmenu Template:contextmenu] for mac to change {key Ctrl} to {key control}. This article should also be updated to replace all instances of {key Ctrl} <u>shown for mac</u> with '''{key control}''', for consistency. Related discussion: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Template:contextmenu/discuss/7804 Ctrl button for Mac and ctrl-clicking See also: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201236 Mac keyboard shortcuts
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  2. AliceWyman 5146 posts
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    AliceWyman said

    This article should also be updated to replace all instances of {key Ctrl} shown for mac with {key control}, for consistency.

    It looks like the only instances of {key Ctrl} for mac are under Windows & Tabs ({key Ctrl} is used in some places, {key control} in others) and under Miscellaneous.

    The updates should be trivial except that there are multiple revisions pending review that need to be resolved.

    ''AliceWyman [[#post-17304|said]]'' <blockquote> This article should also be updated to replace all instances of {key Ctrl} <u>shown for mac</u> with '''{key control}''', for consistency. </blockquote> It looks like the only instances of {key Ctrl} for mac are under Windows & Tabs ({key Ctrl} is used in some places, {key control} in others) and under Miscellaneous. The updates should be trivial except that there are multiple revisions pending review that need to be resolved.
  3. AliceWyman 5146 posts
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    For the record, the Firefox about:preferences UI shows the setting, Ctrl+Tab cycles through tabs in recently used order ... in the General panel under Tabs, even for mac. Screenshot: Fx64TabSettings-MacOS

    Fx64TabSettings-MacOS

    Related KB article: Tab preferences and settings

    For the record, the Firefox about:preferences UI shows the setting, '''Ctrl+Tab cycles through tabs in recently used order''' ... in the General panel under Tabs, even for mac. Screenshot: Fx64TabSettings-MacOS ;[[Image:Fx64TabSettings-MacOS]] Related KB article: [[Tab preferences and settings]]