I am new in Mathematica. I am wondering, why insert menu shortcuts, like ctrl + ^, or ctrl + _ sometimes result in another action, e.g. "find on page", or "open a new Notebook"?

I really didn't change any settings. Mathematica 10.


Edit: Switching the keyboard language helps, but for a short time.

Edit2: Even ctrl +s, ctrl +c, ctrl+v sometimes result in another action, although in other applications, like Microsoft Word, Visual Studio or Matlab, everything works well.

Edit3: I noticed this "feature" long time ago. Restarting PC/Mathematica doesn't help.

  • $\begingroup$ Can you reproduce this behavior? Otherwise, as you probably know, it is essentially impossible to track its origin down. $\endgroup$
    – MarcoB
    Aug 6 '15 at 19:05
  • $\begingroup$ Are you using a non-English keyboard setting maybe? $\endgroup$
    – Stefan R
    Aug 6 '15 at 19:15
  • $\begingroup$ I have 2 keyboards, but I think main is English. Actually switching between languages helps to fix this problem, but for a short time $\endgroup$ Aug 6 '15 at 19:23
  • $\begingroup$ How can I reproduce the behavior? $\endgroup$ Aug 6 '15 at 19:24
  • $\begingroup$ Even ctrl+v sometimes doesn't work properly. I don't have any hotkey programs running $\endgroup$ Aug 6 '15 at 19:28

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