Good question. Before the browser found
cmd-q was very dangerous without at least one question that the user really wants to close 60 tabs, I have always changed the keyboard shortcut for the quit command in the main browser. You can disable shortcuts via keyboard shortcuts.
- Open system settings: Keyboard.
- Click Keyboard Shortcuts in the top pill-shaped tab.
- Click the Program shortcuts icon in the left column.
- Select Safari from the offered applications drop-down menu (looks like the default list is programs that have been opened in the last three months).
- type the exact name of the menu item you want to disable. In this case, "End Full Screen".
- Add an alternative hot key (in this illustration I added
This is how the finished result looks.
- Test (alternative application shortcuts now always work just as planned).
You can do the same with Keyboard Maestro (and much more). Apple's feature is probably taken / adopted by Peter N. Lewis implementation (which existed for many years before Apple came up with the Snow Leopard feature). In Keyboard Maestro you can also assign the same shortcut to multiple applications. In the Keyboard Maestro you can also take over keyboard commands that do not have menu items (complex applications that Photoshop will remember: there are so many commands that many of the commands have no menu equivalent). It is also easier to move these settings around from computer to computer if you use the Maestro keyboard.
On the other hand, the Apple version is available on all Macs over 1