farm60

Catastrophic CMD + 8 Mac shortcut

Discussion created by farm60 on Feb 23, 2016
Latest reply on Feb 24, 2016 by farm60

We just stumbled on a serious problem. A Mac user running El Capitan and utilizing FMP version 14 with a hosted database tried to enter SHFT 8 (an asterisk) in a field, but he mistakenly entered CMD 8.  This immediately began deleting records in the table without any warning message or request for confirmation.  I duplicated this phenomenon using FMP Adv 14 on another Mac using the same OS. Turns out that CMD + 8 is not one of the shortcut keys in OS X as seen in the Keyboard section in System Preferences.  Fortunately we had an automated backup from the day before.

 

Are we the only ones to find this odd and dangerous behavior?  Any fixes?

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