Disabling the save shortcut for browsers

The save hotkey in Chrome needs to be changed for all the same reasons I disabled the Print hotkey. I hit it by accident a few times a week thinking some other application is active and then I have to wait for it to load to get out of it. It’s only a few seconds but it’s an easily fixed annoyance.

The Fix

Changing the Save hotkey for Chrome is pretty simple and it’ll work similarly for other browsers. Open System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard Shortcuts > Application Shortcuts. Add custom shortcuts for:

  • Click the plus sign
  • Application: Google Chrome
  • Menu Title: File->Save Page As…
  • Keyboard Shortcut: I used ⇧⌘S

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