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    Downloading from the Web with a Windows keyboard
    I am testing a download from my website to a mac mini. I only have a windows keyboard connected, so I'm using Option-click to initiate the download (trying to mimic right-click). Instead of downloading, this action opens the file. What would imitate a right-click on a mac keyboard? Something to bring up the context menu, not open the file. TIA, Rob.

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    Downloading from the Web with a Windows keyboard
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    Try the Control (Ctrl) key instead. That should work in most cases.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slydude View Post
    Try the Control (Ctrl) key instead. That should work in most cases.
    Thanks, just to clarify, when using a windows keyboard with the Mac Mini, I get the context menu (which is what I want). If I was using an Apple keyboard, to get the same result, CTRL-click should work?

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    Downloading from the Web with a Windows keyboard
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    Yes. You might find this article helpful. It lists the Windows keyboard equivalents for Mac special keys.
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