equivalent of ALT key

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Jul 10 06:40:31 UTC 2020

On Jul 10, 2020, at 01:04, Agoston Bejo wrote:

> When running applications that I have installed with port, how can I access functionality I would access with ALT+somekey on Linux?
> E.g.:
> a)
> <Screen Shot 2020-07-10 at 7.56.25 AM.png>
> --> here, how can I access the _F_ile, _E_dit, etc. menus with the keyboard? Neither ctrl+f nor option+f nor command+f opens the File menu, the same goes for all other such shortcuts
> b)
> <image.png>
> --> the same with the buttons: neither control nor option nor command + respective key (C/E/D) triggers any of the buttons
> On Mac btw. when I type, option+<letter> creates these strange characters (that I totally don't need btw.) like å∫ç∂´ƒ©˙ etc. etc. --> maybe this has to be turned off somewhere? But where?

Does this help?


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