When you ctrl+ left-Click, it's like a right-click in Mac OS X and brings up a menu.

I'm trying to clone a selected rectangle as shown here

But if I ctrl+alt+ click, I just get a context menu because Mac OS X is thinking I'm right-clicking.

How do I do this? I know I can copy/paste/move. But I want the shortcut method.


Command+Option+ click on the Mac

Windows Ctrl = Mac Command (Apple key)
Windows Alt = Mac Option

  • Thanks. The one combination of keys I didn't try. :) – Almo May 15 '13 at 12:09

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