I am using emacs25 on macOS.

How to bypass command key cord, e.g., ctrl-command-/ to system?

Currently it is captured by emacs.


The OS examines all events to see which application to send them to. If the OS is going to handle a keyboard event, it'll do so at that time and not notify any applications.

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  • i feel it's the contrary. emacs tells the OS, do not handle the keys, let me handle it. – FunkyBaby Jan 30 '18 at 8:17
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    I'm sorry, but your feeling is wrong. What are you actually trying to accomplish? – db48x Jan 30 '18 at 16:13
  • I set the keystroke ctrl+cmd+/ to toggle the display of menubar. (I've set macOS to automatically hide the menubar). imgur.com/a/b1quL – FunkyBaby Jan 31 '18 at 5:19
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    If emacs is seeing the key chord, then the OS has already passed it on. Have you confirmed the format of the key combination? I assume you are setting it via System Preferences under the Apple menu? – InHarmsWay Mar 1 '18 at 20:24

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