I’ve been setting up my personal hotkeys in Obsidian when I came across this issue. It seems like when I’m setting up hotkeys, Obsidian ignores my keyboard layout and automatically registers the keys as it’s English Q keyboard.
Because these local characters are not used a lot, I wanted to use them for hotkeys so that it’d also make it easier to remember. I’ve first tried it to use two of the letters (Ö and Ç) for sidebar toggles.
I expected Obsidian to register these keys based on my physical keyboard layout and how it’s currently registered in the system. Since Obsidian never had issues with these keys before, I assumed there will be no issue.
Instead, Obsidian registered these keys as if my keyboard layout was English Q.
First one should be Control+Ö and second one Control+Ç. Since I already have those keys physically on my keyboard and was planning to use for other hotkeys, this makes those keys unusable. Plus it causes conflicts because first one works with both Ö and , keys (interestingly, it’s not the case for . key).
Operating system: macOS Monterey 12.3
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I’m open to test anything else to debug and help. So feel free to ask me to try things if needed.