That is a satisfactory answer to my puzzle. 
Thanks, Klaus!


From: on behalf of 
Klaus Daube
Sent: Tue 9/18/2007 4:45 AM
To: framers at
Subject: RE: Know bugs in FM 8?

On 17 Sep 2007 at 13:01, John Sgammato wrote:

> Maybe it's just me, or a faulty memory, but
> In FrameMaker 8 using ALT+arrow key to move an image now seems to work
> only form the left ALT key?

Hello Framers,

This issue depends on the keyboard: On most European keyboards (ch, de, fr,
...)  the right ALT key isn't jut ALT, it is ALTGR (ALTernate GRaphic to get
the third symbol engraved on the key) which internally is ALT+CTRL.

Hence it may well be that Adobe decided to avoid the right ALT key in

Klaus Daube
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