The shortcut Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F (Scale Picture To Box) is not working in Windows 10.

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Jiri Melnicky
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The shortcut Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F (Scale Picture To Box) is not working in Windows 10.

Post by Jiri Melnicky » 13 Nov 2019, 20:43

I was forced to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. Microsoft apparently assigned this shortcut to an unknown function in windows - see discussion https://superuser.com/questions/1445551 ... on-1903-do
Since 2018 there is a second way to do this - use Picture Fitting - select Fit and then select None ("None" unlocks the content). Unfortunately I also have to work in 2016 and 2017 versions and here I have to use the right button for each picture.
We are still waiting for editable shortcuts in Quark for the Windows version, but it's futile. This "luxury" is enjoyed only by Mac users.
Is there a way to disable some Windows system shortcuts that conflict with software? Thanks...
Eizo SX2461W, Dell XPS 8930 - Intel Core i7-9700K, 16 GB RAM, Win 10 Pro, QXP3.1–QXP2018 (Czech version)

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Re: The shortcut Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F (Scale Picture To Box) is not working in Windows 10.

Post by MikeWenzloff » 14 Nov 2019, 09:33

Hi Jiri--yes, this Windows change is a bit obnoxious for MickeySoft to do, isn't it!

From reading all over the web when this happened, I haven't seen any method of changing Windows behavior or overriding it. And, as you say, we Windows users are stuck with not being able to change shortcuts.

For me, I'm lucky enough to be on a slow Win10 update path and so my last update the other day hasn't gotten to the 1909 build yet. (Version 1809, Semi-Annual Channel, Availability date 2019-03-28, Build 17763.864, Last Update 2019-11-12.)

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Re: The shortcut Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F (Scale Picture To Box) is not working in Windows 10.

Post by Jiri Melnicky » 28 May 2020, 12:23

The incredible has become a reality: QuarkXPress 2020 has editable keyboard shortcuts for Windows users!!! I have been waiting for a miracle for 27 years. I cry with happiness and thank you (without irony). Teaser QXP2020: https://secure.docurated.com/presentati ... Oq53yGHWS0
Eizo SX2461W, Dell XPS 8930 - Intel Core i7-9700K, 16 GB RAM, Win 10 Pro, QXP3.1–QXP2018 (Czech version)

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Re: The shortcut Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F (Scale Picture To Box) is not working in Windows 10.

Post by Jiri Melnicky » 30 May 2020, 10:40

I installed a trial version. Shortcuts can be assigned to all functions, even those that don't have a shortcut - great! I have version 2018, which sometimes has a problem with redrawing even on a powerful computer in windows 10. Version 2020 is something completely different - redrawing and zooming is instantaneous. Responses to commands are brisk - really good work!
Eizo SX2461W, Dell XPS 8930 - Intel Core i7-9700K, 16 GB RAM, Win 10 Pro, QXP3.1–QXP2018 (Czech version)

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