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The Sublime key binding docs suggest that the super (Windows key) is usable in user defined key bindings. I'm aiming to create the following style of mapping so I have consistency between my OSX and Windows machines:

    { "keys": ["super+left"], "command": "move_to", "args": {"to": "bol", "extend": false} },
    { "keys": ["super+right"], "command": "move_to", "args": {"to": "eol", "extend": false} }

However they don't work as expected.

In testing I was able to get a mapping that uses the super key to work when combined with the shift key, for example:

        { "keys": ["super+shift+v"], "command": "paste" }

but removing the shift key from the mapping as follows resulting in the mapping no longer working:

        { "keys": ["super+v"], "command": "paste" }

Is there special / restricted behaviour with the super key that isn't documented?

I've tried this on both Sublime Text 2 and Sublime Text 3 now that the beta is open to the public. If I could sort these shortcut issues I'd purchase in a heartbeat.

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Win+Left/Right are used by Windows itself. Win+V isn't, but I don't know why it doesn't work in ST. – Karan Jul 8 '13 at 18:27
What are Win+Left/Right used for in Windows? I've managed to map these keys in other apps using AutoHotKey but they aren't observed by Sublime Text. Note I tested the above with AHK disabled to avoid conflicts/outside influence but for reference the AHK mappings that work for other apps e.g. Visual Studio are: ; Win + Shift + Arrow Right = Win + End ;#+Right::#+End ; Win + Shift + Arrow Left = Win + Home ;#+Left::#+Home I'd be equally happy with a solution that allows AHK mappigns to work in Sublime Text. – ijmcfarland Jul 8 '13 at 19:21
"What are Win+Left/Right used for in Windows?" - You can easily try them out. Win+Left/Right/Up/Down = Maximise window to left half of screen, right half, completely maximise, restore down. – Karan Jul 8 '13 at 21:43
Ah, I had disabled these years ago... can't recall how but it could be that is causing the issues I'm seeing with Sublime Text. Will dig in. – ijmcfarland Jul 9 '13 at 8:55

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