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Keyboard shortcut for image upload prevents me from entering Unicode characters by number

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When posting my last question here, I noticed that I can't directly input Unicode characters in the text box due to a keyboard shortcut.

For many Linux application (in particular, the web browsers), the way to directly input Unicode characters whose code you know is to press Ctrl-Shift-U followed by the character number (Unicode code point) in hex.

In the previous post, I tried to do exactly that in order to get an em dash, but to my surprise, instead I got an upload image dialogue.

The result is that I'm not able to directly enter Unicode characters in the text box, unless I have them somewhere on my keyboard (it works fine in the title field, though).

Therefore it would be nice if I could either change or disable that specific shortcut (I'm always using the mouse/mousepad to upload images anyway).

Given that I'm probably not the only Linux user ever using this site, it might also be a good idea to generally move the shortcut to another key.

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The keyboard shortcut for uploading an image is now explicitly control-u, excluding control-shift-u.

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Thank you, works great (2 comments)

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