I am using TeamViewer 7.0.11474 to remotely control a Mac Pro from my Macbook Pro. I occasionally find that some key strokes (likely the special keys) I type on local machine gets translated differently onto the remote machine, because within the same software some familiar keyboard shortcut doesn't work as expected. I am worrying perhaps there is something simple I'm missing? Anybody knows any information about this or can suggest things to check?


Make sure you have "Send remote Key Combinations" turned on. If it is not turned on, you may have problems sending remote combinations.

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    Were is this configuration? I couldn't find it. – qazwsx Oct 2 '12 at 19:54
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    While your connected, there should be a little bar at the top of remote desktop screen. Pull it down with the down arrow (if needed), then go to Actions-->Send Remote Key Combinations. – Josiah Oct 2 '12 at 20:15
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    I checked. "Send Remote Key Combinations" is already checked. But the problem still there. – qazwsx Oct 2 '12 at 21:57
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    Maybe guest and host use different keyboard layouts? That could be the reason for the unexpected translations. – porg Apr 10 '13 at 19:35
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    Looks like this option was removed recently... – TCB13 Jan 20 '17 at 21:58

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