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Linux Hot Key Settings

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Richard on 14 Jan 2016
Commented: Keyur Panchal on 22 Sep 2021
On Linux Ubuntu 14.04, MATLAB uses the weirdest hot key combinations I've ever seen by default. For example, to copy is 'Alt+W' and paste is 'Ctrl+Y'. I want the standard 'Ctrl+C' and 'Ctrl+V' combinations. How do I control this?

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 14 Jan 2016
Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts
Adam Sigal
Adam Sigal on 5 Dec 2020
Yeah, it's set to emacs defaults, a lot of Linux purists prefer it.

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Reeshabh Kumar Ranjan
Reeshabh Kumar Ranjan on 26 May 2019
Change the Shortcut's Active setting to Windows Default Set:
HOME > Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Active settings
Keyur Panchal
Keyur Panchal on 22 Sep 2021
Thanks It helped me alot!

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