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  1. #1

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    Sep 18, 2011
    keyboard shortcut for right-click
    I've looked on the net for the answer to this but can't find it.
    Does anyone know if there is a keyboard shortcut for the "right-click" mouse menu?
    Ideally I want to use it in MS word for the MAC.
    Many thanks if you can help.

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    Its the Control (ctrl) key

    Unless another modifier key has been set in the Keyboard preference pane
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  3. #3

    Member Since
    Sep 18, 2011
    no, control doesn't work.
    I've looked in the keyboard preference pane and can't find anything for the "right-click" menu...
    any ideas...?

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    I think Louishen means Ctrl-L,click, which works in Finder and in many apps, like this page of M-F in a browser. I've just tried Ctrl-click in MSWord, and sure 'nuff, both R-click and Ctrl-L,click present a small menu (as per att).
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  5. #5

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    Sep 18, 2011
    Hmmm, thanks for the reply but that doesn't really solve my problem. I wanted to not touch the mousepad and get to the right-click menu, like I used to do in windows (where there was a right-click button on the keyboard. this helps when in Word to correct spelling easily without having to transfer your hand to the mouse.
    well, it looks like no-one has a solution....
    thanks for the efforts!!

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