How to change input language shortcut

Discussion in 'macOS' started by kgian, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. kgian macrumors regular

    Jul 17, 2011
    I would like to change the input language shortcut from cmd-space to a more dual boot friendly alt-shift (or even cmd-shift). I can't seem to be able to change it from system preferences-->keyboard-->keyboard shortcuts. Am I missing something?
  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    What Mac OS X version do you use and is the following not visible for you?
  3. kgian thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 17, 2011
    I am running 10.6.8 . I have this dialog option but could not change it. Just now it came to me to actually click on the shortcut and not on it's description and I get the option to change it. Won't accept alt-shift or cmd-shift though as they are both modifier keys and are not sellectable together...
  4. Nixyhunt macrumors newbie

    Aug 9, 2013
    The option might not available because it is already used in another shortcut. Check the ! sign to see which shortcut it is (mine was for spotlight), and if you don't need it, just untick it and tick the input source one again.

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