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How to change the keyboard shortcuts

Default Shortcuts in Curiosity



Launch the Command Bar: Alt + Space (Windows) or ⌥ + Space (Mac)
Open the App: Ctrl + Alt + Space (Windows) or ⌥ + ⌘ + Space (Mac)

💡 You can open Curiosity from anywhere using keyboard shortcuts.

Why change the keyboard shortcuts



Depending on your setup, the shortcuts might conflict with another shortcut on your computer.
Or you might find that a different shortcut is more convenient.

How to change the keyboard shortcuts



To change the keyboard shortcuts:
In the left bar on the App, click the cog (⚙️) icon for Preferences
Scroll down to the section Shortcuts and click Change
Press the keys for your new shortcut (don't type their names)
If the shortcut is available, a Save button will appear - click on it to save your new shortcut
To change it back to the default shortcut, click Restore

Mac Users



For macOS, the app supports the modifier keys , , SHIFT, CTRL with the following shortcuts:
Modifier(s) + number
Modifier(s) + letter (only ASCII characters)

⚠️ Not supported: Modifier(s) + special character (e.g. +, ?, etc.).

⚠️ It is currently not possible to change the keyboard shortcut on macOS to ⌘ + Space (the default Spotlight shortcut).

Updated on: 13/09/2023

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