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Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by MJFLIPPO, Jan 28, 2003.

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  1. MJFLIPPO

    MJFLIPPO Thread Starter

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    Is there a way to find out which program is stopping me from setting a keyboard shortcut. I need to set the "a" key to give me the "a" with the accent '. (spanish letter a). I use the right alt key + the vowels to get the letter. The e,i,o,u shortcuts work, but I can't get the a to work.
    I found the following statement on the microsoft site:

    A keyboard shortcut does not work if it conflicts with a keyboard combination that is used in the program that is currently active.
     
  2. RandyG

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    Alt+a opens Add to favorites for me when IE is open, so maybe that's your stopgap!
     
  3. MJFLIPPO

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    Your note made me think. I went in to see what all was running on the pc. The scanner was and it was the problem, I removed it from the startup and now the left alt+a gives me the á........
     
  4. RandyG

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    Cool beans!

    Glad to have triggered the old gray matter for you!!:D;)
     
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