I'm a new user in elementary OS and I'm trying to use a shortcut which is a combination of Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S, but when I press them it only produces Ctrl+Alt+S.

Any ideas?

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    Is your computer otherwise capable of supporting that button combination? I've had keyboards which will allow only to register two of those buttons at any given time.
    – rasmus91
    Commented Feb 2, 2019 at 14:52
  • Is this an OS level shortcut or an application level shortcut? I've been trying to assign shift+alt+F to format document in VS Code and have discovered alt is being intercepted by Elementary OS even with the appropriate setting configured in VS Code (window.enableMenuBarMnemonics.) If that's your issue I've created an issue on GitHub here: github.com/elementary/switchboard-plug-keyboard/issues/270 Commented Feb 12, 2020 at 9:29

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I am not in front of a computer right now, so I can't try. But see if you don't press SHIFT if the S is capital or not

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