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shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

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shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work if you are using Apple OS, in my case OS 10.6.3
Just as easy to hit "Post"
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

They don't work in Firefox 4.0.1 on Ubuntu, either. Alt+S opens the History menu, and Alt+P does nothing.
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

they dont work on my netbbook either, using an old firefox and Linux
but I do have boxes labled post and preview below the typing ssection
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

don't work on windows server 2003 with FF4 either..

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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

Don't work on Windows 7 FF4 either
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

Let's keep this short: could someone post if they find a OS/browser combination on which they DO work!
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

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Let's keep this short: could someone post if they find a OS/browser combination on which they DO work!

Why not just remove the shortcuts if they don't work ?
alt+s Saves page, and alt+p Prints page in Mac OS
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

Help the ignorant  Embarrassed - where are the short cuts listed
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

About 2" down the screen from where you just typed your reply!
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

bollocks  Embarrassed Embarrassed Embarrassed
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

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Help the ignorant  Embarrassed - where are the short cuts listed
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

I think he had already found them!
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

The shortcuts *do* work using IE9, Safari 4.0.4 and Chrome 6.0.472.63 on a Windows XP SP3 machine. I'd imagine other variants of these browsers will probably be OK too?
That leaves the question, do we remove the line of text that refers to these shortcuts, modify it, or leave it as it is?

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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

In SMF 2.0 final (released a couple of weeks ago) it has changed to:
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shortcuts: hit shift+alt+s to submit/post or shift+alt+p to preview

I wonder why!
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Re: shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview don't work using Apple

that does work on my netbook wit old firefox and linux