This question may be a bit unrelated to Keyboard Maestro, but I'm wondering if there is a way to remap the shortcut cmd + opt + shift + esc to something else. This is a mac shortcut that force quits the current application, but I'd like to change it.
I've tried looking through the "shortcuts" section of system preferences, but I can't find it anywhere. Perhaps there is a way to change the shortcut in Keyboard Maestro? Thanks!
You can make it any hot key combo you want, and this will bring up the
Thanks. However, I don't want the original hotkey to work anymore, just the new one that I reassign it to.
In that case, you can effectively disable the ⌘⌥⇧⎋ shortcut by making a macro that uses that shortcut for nothing besides playing an optional error sound:
Disable Force Quit.kmmacros (1.4 KB)
Thanks gglick. That's what I was looking for.
Do you know what the menu item is to force quit the current app (not just bring up the ForceQuit pane)? I want to remap it to another shortcut, but I don't know what the menu is called.
No problem. I don't know the menu item for that, but I do know that KM has an action you can use instead:
When I try that under 10.11.6, the Force Quit dialog still appears.
The Force Quit dialog is brought up by ⌘⌥⎋, without Shift, and yes, there's no way I know of to disable that, but I can confirm that the system shortcut for force quitting an app without bringing up that dialog, ⌘⌥⇧⎋, can be disabled with a macro, at least on 10.15.4.
My mistake. I didn't catch that Shift was in your demo macro and only tested Command-Option-Escape.