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I'm going to explore this further until I can pinpoint exactly what causes this, but I figured I'd open this topic up in case anyone else has experienced this before, or has ideas on what causes it.
So far, this has only happened while out of game, in the main chat (any chat window, be it to a channel, a player, or typing in to the search friend bar or custom channel bar).
It's directly related to the key "W".
There's this weird time that I can't replicate on purpose (though I just successfully did it once right now) where it's as if the command key is held down. Thus, if I type "o", the friends list opens up, and if I type "o" again, it closes (as if I were holding down command and pressing "o"). Mashing the keyboard usually fixes this issues (I believe just hitting the command key).
However, when it's in this state, and you type "w" in to a chat (or a search), instead of closing that window, it will crash Starcraft.
If anyone can help me find a solid way to replicate the phantom-command-held-down situation, much appreciated! I'm almost 100% positive that it has something to do with command-m (making it windowed, then back to fullscreen).
I'll update this later today, if I figure more out.
I have this same issue. Command M (to minimize and look at music/FB/etc) after games is common for me. But this exact problem occurs to me as well, sometimes when I type while in windowed mode, but definitely when I go back into fullscreen. Its very annoying, but usually Ill just jump into a ladder game and that will fix it. That or exit/reopen the entire program.
Can you post your system specs so we can look into this?
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Model Name: MacBook
Model Identifier: MacBook7,1
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2.4 GHz
Number of Processors: 1
Total Number of Cores: 2
L2 Cache: 3 MB
Memory: 8 GB
Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz
Boot ROM Version: MB71.0039.B0E
SMC Version (system): 1.60f5
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Hardware UUID: AF15C801-30DD-5B04-9D25-6D28F99F245C
Sudden Motion Sensor:
NVIDIA GeForce 320M:
Chipset Model: NVIDIA GeForce 320M
VRAM (Total): 256 MB
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ROM Revision: 3533
Display Type: LCD
Resolution: 1280 x 800
Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888)
Main Display: Yes
System Version: OS X 10.8.2 (12C54)
Kernel Version: Darwin 12.2.0
Boot Volume: Macintosh HD
Boot Mode: Normal
User Name: XXXXXXXXXXX
Secure Virtual Memory: Enabled
Time since boot: 4 days 7:25
Can you try clearing out all temp files for SC2?
Follow steps 2-7 of the Mac section and then launch SC2 again.
Does it help?
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