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In Skype 5.10 (and older) there was an option to configure the behaviour of both ENTER and CTRL+ENTER in the Skype settings. This was really useful since I prefer adding a linebreak using ENTER.

However, in Skype 6 this option disappeared and the behaviour changed, too. Is there some wway (such as a registry value) to switch back to the old behaviour except by downgrading?

There's an entry in the Skype bugtracker but no solution is shown there.

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I must confess that I have never seen such an option. xD Perhaps an add-on like Messenger Plus! for Skype has that or can re-add it, but I doubt it. You could also try to look in the Program Files, ProgramData and AppData folders of Skype to see if there's a config file that's human-editable. But again, I doubt it. If there's no way, I think your only option would be a sort of smart macro that would, if you're in Skype, reverse the functions of Enter and Ctrl+Enter. –  Ariane Jan 11 '13 at 19:43
    
The XML config file still contains the option but it seems to be ignored... so probably I do need to downgrade until they added it back... –  ThiefMaster Jan 11 '13 at 19:44
    
Well, I doubt they'll add it back. It's Microsoft we're talking about. When they remove options, it's rare that they bring them back. Just see how Windows Live Messenger will have been awful from its 2011 update to its end in 2013. I suggest you either get used to the new functioning or make a macro to change the keys' function while in Skype. Because eventually, staying with an old version won't do anymore. And that eventually is soon, because we can expect changes at the final closure / fusion of WLM. –  Ariane Jan 11 '13 at 19:45
    
They are killing WLM because they want people to use Skype.. so that's a different thing. –  ThiefMaster Jan 11 '13 at 19:51
    
Yeah, they're killing WLM. But that's a recent-ish decision. In 2011, they made an awful new version of it, and they were still planning on leaving it like that. And for a while until they decided to close it down (which is at least a year), it wasn't changed. There are other examples. The shell thingie that allows developers to make custom columns in the file explorer disappeared since Vista, and despite a lot of uproar, never came back. –  Ariane Jan 11 '13 at 19:55
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