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Re: Keyboard keys, commands, shortcuts, "accelerators"

On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 11:34:25AM -0500, Drew Scott Daniels wrote:
> ctrl-ins and shift-ins have been around for a while... Perhaps longer than
> ctrl-v? It probably varies from the dos/windows world to the unix world.

As far as can recall, DOS programs used shift-delete, control-insert and
shift-insert long before Windows programs also began accepting C-x,
C-c, and C-v, but the latter are actually much older, being derived
from Macintosh's command-x, command-c, and command-v.  This was
probably derived from the Lisa, but I don't know for sure.


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