Mac Keyboard help please?

Started 3 months ago | Discussions thread
JPAlbert Senior Member • Posts: 1,065
Re: here is what I'm seeing

Tom N, you have the solution.

I'd never heard of this "feature" before (and I've been using Macs pretty much exclusively since 1987). But I opened Text Edit, then held down the "i" key, and ... there's the character accent menu.

I then went to the link provided and used the terminal command
defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false

...then re-launched Text Edit, and ... the character popup was gone, replaced by a short delay and then... repeating "i's".

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