By default in Fusion, global keyboard shortcuts that the Mac operating system or third-party applications have registered are sent to the Mac operating system instead of your virtual machine.
About this task
Examples of global Mac keyboard shortcuts include Command-Tab (switch applications) and F9, F10, and F11 (Exposé commands). You set these shortcuts and commands in the Mac OS X System Preferences.
You can use the Mac Host Shortcuts pane to disable all these shortcuts while you use Fusion. This action applies only to Single Window view and Full Screen view. In Unity view, all Mac OS shortcuts are always enabled.
- Select Keyboard & Mouse. and click
- Click Mac Host Shortcuts to go to the Mac Host Shortcuts pane.
- To enable or disable all shortcuts, select or deselect the Enable Mac OS Host Keyboard Shortcuts check box.
- To customize how the virtual machine maps the Mac Command key () to the Windows command key, select the option from the drop-down menu.
Either Command Key
Use either Mac Command key to map to the Windows command key.
Left Command Key
Use the left Mac Command key to map to the Windows command key.
Right Command Key
Use the right Mac Command key to map to the Windows command key.
The Mac OS commands are not editable here. You must make any changes to them in the Mac OS System Preferences.