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I use CTRL+Alt+V to "paste special" all the time. Unfortunately, Evernote has hijacked the functionality, so my shortcut key creates a new note instead of doing what I want.

How can I disable the Evernote shortcut?

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+1 just for letting me know that Ctrl-Alt-V invokes paste special. That will save me time every day. – Wayne Johnston Mar 21 '12 at 0:20
Until I stumbled on this post, I was mistakenly under the impression that office 2010 had removed the ctrl-alt-v shortcut. I had not yet put together the use of ctrl-alt-v with these weird fragments of word documents appearing in evernote...thanks. – Brett Jun 5 '13 at 20:56
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One of two ways:

  1. In Evernote, from the Menu bar Choose Tools then Options then the "Hot Keys" tab, and reassign the operation using Ctrl+Alt+V (typically Paste Clipboard).

  2. Right click the Evernote Clipper icon in your system tray, Options, and "Configure Hotkeys", and the same reassignment done above.

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Thanks, Potts. That was driving me crazy. – Jon Crowell Mar 21 '12 at 12:32

Evernote version 5.5.1 is different. There is no "tools" tab on the menubar and you instead must go to Evernote> preferences> shortcuts.

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