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When Sticky Keys is enabled, how do you cancel a modifier key that you have pressed by accident?

For example, let's assume that your intention was to press Alt and you pressed Control instead: how would you cancel Control and then press Alt?

If it is possible, does it work the same way both on Windows and Linux?


EDIT: On Gnome, a sticky key can be disabled with two more presses. What about Windows?

EDIT2: Anyway, on Gnome sometimes sticky modifiers get stuck, thus I'm not considering to use them anymore.

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does pressing it again work? – Jan Dvorak Dec 27 '13 at 19:20
I didn't notice it before, but pressing it again twice works on Gnome. Any idea about Windows? – Elena Dec 27 '13 at 19:34
Just curious. Why do you use this? I've never found it useful. – Jan Dvorak Dec 27 '13 at 19:35
Out of curiosity, to see whether it helps with ergonomics. – Elena Dec 27 '13 at 19:36
In case it does help, then I could stick with it, but only if it works consistently across different platforms. – Elena Dec 27 '13 at 19:39

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