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CTRL + ALT + C doesn't copy style data anymore. Do you have that problem too?

February 14, 2020 at 9:25pm
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CTRL + ALT + C doesn't copy style data anymore. Do you have that problem too?

February 14, 2020 at 9:25pm
I select an object. CTRL + ALT + C to copy its style data which just puts me in comment mode. What?! Yeah. That's been happening for like 2-3 weeks. Anyone having this issue?
I'm using Figma Desktop app (stable) for Windows.

February 14, 2020 at 9:27pm
This also happens for me on the browser version of Figma
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Does Not Reproduce - keyboard issue?
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Happens to me all the time in both browser and desktop, but works after a few attempts. Honestly, until reading this i thought there was just something wrong with my 'command' key.
Also for what its worth, on mac the shortcut is OPTION + CMND + C/V
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February 17, 2020 at 9:08pm
I found a solution for this by changing the keyboard shortcut for changing language input. This shortcut was taking precedence over Figma. Anyways, it works now.
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I’m having copy/paste issues all the times
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February 18, 2020 at 3:13pm
Not specific to OP, but general PSA: If you use Spectacle on OSX (or similar apps) to manage windows, their shortcuts persist across all windows and can sometimes conflict. It drove me crazy why copy style wouldn't work for me, and later found it was conflicting with one of Spectacle's default shortcuts.
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Hi Thomas, I dont have this app and the only app I have issue is Figma. I never had this issue with Sketch for example
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Are your copy and paste issues related to copy and paste style? The shortcuts actually not working all together, or just the placement/heuristics around where the object gets pasted/what it is pasted relative to?
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April 7, 2020 at 5:17pm
Same prob here, browser version, normal copy paste working no prob, Comments with C works fine, but when i hit CTRL-ALT-C i get Comment tool, when i copy properties via menu and hit CTRL-ALT-V it doestn work.
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April 22, 2020 at 6:45am
I'm having the same issue on Windows. No conflicting/additional tools used. It happens usually after alt-tabbing and then goes away after some more alt-tabs. So annoying, happens like every 15 minutes.
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April 24, 2020 at 1:16pm
Now I notice the alt key just stops working from time to time in Figma. Is anyone having the same issue? This ruins the workflow so much, I can't even use simple key combinations.
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April 24, 2020 at 7:40pm
Works as expected to me. (WIN app & browser)
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July 11, 2020 at 3:24am
Wow, so emarassing registering system here... Anyways, guys, i had same CTRL+ALT+C / V issue that didn't copy /pasted my component's style. So i just turned off my Punto Switcher. And suddenly all worked. Cheers! Have great days with Figma! <3
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September 13, 2020 at 5:44pm
Three-button keyboard shortcuts including Alt don't work in Figma. For example, Ctrl+Alt+C does not copy object properties, but enables the Comments tool. At the same time, Ctrl+C copies the object. Shift+Alt when dragging an object copies the object as it should. Keyboard shortcuts not including Alt work fine. The following keyboard shortcuts don't work:
  • of 3 buttons.
  • including Alt.
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November 9, 2020 at 6:17pm
Hey please help us here! There are no fixes for it yet. What might be causing this problem?
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Hey please help us here! There are no fixes for it yet. What might be causing this problem?
Hi, I had the same problem, I wrote above. Now there is no such problem anymore. I want to help you. I took several actions at the same time, I can't say exactly which one helped me. But, they are all related to the state of my Windows system and the removal of third-party SOFTWARE. Try to remove all third-party SOFTWARE that is at least theoretically related to the keyboard or system languages, and so on...
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November 10, 2020 at 7:36pm
Hi (yakiimowlad) what keyboard you have?
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November 11, 2020 at 11:57am
Hi (yakiimowlad) what keyboard you have?
What I used is popular only in Russia. Therefore, it is unlikely that you are familiar with it. https://ilyabirman.ru/projects/typography-layout/
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November 13, 2020 at 3:31pm
Same problem here. All shortcuts work fine but the "CTRL + ALT + something" don't. I don't use any keyboard tools whatsoever. I already reported this problem to Figma support in January, but nothing was done after I received a reply that "we can't reproduce the problem". The only thing that could maybe affect this somehow is that my keyboard layout is QWERTY but I'm using it in a language that has an otherwise QWERTZ layout. Although these shortcut combinations work fine in other programs, so I don't know if it matters. please help, it's been almost a year with this problem now...
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November 14, 2020 at 11:09pm
Change your keyboard language setting to English(UK). It worked for me
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December 2, 2020 at 1:52pm
Change your keyboard language setting to English(UK). It worked for me
Thanks for the tip. It worked, however Figma should look at it because using the UK keyboard some people might have another problem with accent, etc.
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