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    What is that and how to stop this
    Every time I press the keyboard Shift, FN, Control, Option, Command I get this symbol slide to window at right side. How do I disable that
    Screen Shot 2019-08-02 at 4.30.28 PM.png

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    System Preferences > Universal Access, under the Keyboard tab. Turn sticky keys on, and then push "Display pressed keys on screen". I don't think that's what you want, but you can check that out as well.
    See here Note that in some versions of macOS these settings are the Accessibility preference pane.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dittoman1 View Post
    Every time I press the keyboard Shift, FN, Control, Option, Command I get this symbol slide to window at right side. How do I disable that
    Thank You

    I would seriously suggest that you have Keyboard Maestro.app installed and enabled.

    Open it up (Applications or Utilities foder no doubt) and set its settings or disable it from your Startup Items.
    System Prefs > Users > Login items tab.

    PS: Thanks for the screenshot, it sure helps with the diagnosis.



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    Found the problem, its Sticky Key
    Screen Shot 2019-08-03 at 9.29.53 AM.png

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    Sorry - just got to ask.

    What made you randomly press the five separate keys together that enabled you to discover this issue?
    Peter - I used to be paranoid but now I just worry all the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pine man View Post
    Sorry - just got to ask.

    What made you randomly press the five separate keys together that enabled you to discover this issue?

    lmao.gif clap.gif Funny, and I was thinking the same sort of thing but couldn't recall the keystrokes needed to invoke the issue.
    Or was it the cat????



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    I assume that sticky keys was checked to be on? The directions I pointed to in my previous post suggest that anyway.
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    @Sly

    As I was following this thread, I checked in Accessibility and "Sticky Keys" is checked by default under "General", but then, I've never considered pressing five keys in this way

    I'm not entrepreneurial is this regard. I find it hard enough remembering the common shortcuts most of which are actually helpful Such as Cmd + comma for accessing "Preferences" in virtually all apps whether Apple or third party.

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    I think there have been a number of apps that require access to the accessibility features to make some of their features work, Perhaps that is how it is turned on. I'll see if I can dig up whether this is on by default in recent versions of the OS.

    If it is on by default that would be a relatively recent change for Apple. In the past they've had most such features off by default.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slydude View Post
    I think there have been a number of apps that require access to the accessibility features to make some of their features work, Perhaps that is how it is turned on. I'll see if I can dig up whether this is on by default in recent versions of the OS.

    If it is on by default that would be a relatively recent change for Apple. In the past they've had most such features off by default.
    I think so too, that how mine got turned on via updates...its nice but pain in the neck
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    Quote Originally Posted by pm-r View Post
    lmao.gif clap.gif Funny, and I was thinking the same sort of thing but couldn't recall the keystrokes needed to invoke the issue.
    Or was it the cat????



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    I always use shortcut drop down man by pressing Control/Space, then it changed. Update must have checked the box, new apple thing??
    Thanks in Advance
    Ron

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