#1,088 – Removing Key Bindings

You’ll sometimes discover that there are built-in key bindings that you want to get rid of.  If you define the KeyBinding shown below, you’ll discover that the Ctrl+Alt+O key sequence works to execute the Open command, as expected.  But the Ctrl+O sequence also appears to do the same thing.

        <CommandBinding Command="ApplicationCommands.Open"
        <KeyBinding Command="ApplicationCommands.Open"

Ctrl+O is automatically defined as an existing key binding that binds to the ApplicationCommands.Open command.  You can remove it by binding Ctrl+O to the ApplicationCommands.NotACommand command.  Ctrl+O will no longer be associated with the Open command.

            <KeyBinding Command="ApplicationCommands.Open"
            <KeyBinding Command="ApplicationCommands.NotACommand"

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2 Responses to #1,088 – Removing Key Bindings

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  2. tlhIn`toq says:

    Doesn’t this imply that you can disable Alt+F4 just as easily? Yet I’ve not made that work. Any suggestions?

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