StarCraft® II

Mac Bug - Causes client to crash.

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.
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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.
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Can you post your system specs so we can look into this?

Obtaining System Information
    1. Hold the 'Option' Key and choose System Profiler/Information from the Apple Menu.

    2. Copy the information from the following sections:
  • Hardware (remove the Serial Number line)
  • Graphics/Displays
  • Software (remove the Computer Name and User Name lines)
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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
Serial Number (system): XXXXXXXXXX
Hardware UUID: AF15C801-30DD-5B04-9D25-6D28F99F245C
Sudden Motion Sensor:
State: Enabled

NVIDIA GeForce 320M:

Chipset Model: NVIDIA GeForce 320M
Type: GPU
Bus: PCI
VRAM (Total): 256 MB
Vendor: NVIDIA (0x10de)
Device ID: 0x08a0
Revision ID: 0x00a2
ROM Revision: 3533
Displays:
Color LCD:
Display Type: LCD
Resolution: 1280 x 800
Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888)
Main Display: Yes
Mirror: Off
Online: Yes
Built-In: 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
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I'm also experiencing this problem. Seems to happen after using command m to minimize and go back to full screen. Typing just jumps with the windows around for a bit and then eventually crashes.
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Can you try clearing out all temp files for SC2?

Follow steps 2-7 of the Mac section and then launch SC2 again.

https://us.battle.net/support/en/article/starcraft-ii-uninstall-instructions

Does it help?
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Im experienceing this as well. Happens to me fairly often. Very frustrating.
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I have the same problem but now when i press the O key the game freezes. Now i cant even type without the game freezing...
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Is there any plan to fix this, or should I just continue to deal with it?
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