Shortcuts can't be assigned to Styles if Keyboard does not have Numpad.
In the Adobe docs it says "If your keyboard does not have a Num Lock key, you cannot add keyboard shortcuts to styles." I can't believe that Adobe is perfectly content with just excluding large portions of its Mac user base, those of us who are exclusively using a Mac laptop for work (which does not have a keyboard with a numeric pad or the Num Lock Key), from being able to create and therefore take advantage of time-saving shortcuts for character styles. I mean, come on. Why is it again that I am paying $50/month for Adobe CC?
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Même constat : impossible de définir un raccourci pour les styles de caractères/paragraphes, même en activant le clavier "Français - Numérique" dans les Préférences Système (ce qui n'aurait de toute façon pas été une solution idéale, puisqu'on perdait les "ç" "é" "è" majuscules).
Adobe, merci de régler ce problème rapidement…
Lars Schulz commented
Mayor bug… The update to CC 2017 was a complete desaster…
Seconded. This is actually the very reason I just went to the trouble of updating CC and InDesign on our 5 year-old iMac—my new MBP still can't use keyboard shortcuts for Character and Paragraph styles. Feels like trying to work with one hand tied behind my back knowing I could be _flying_ with keyboard shortcuts that for some reason aren't available on my faster, newer laptop. Adobe, I'd love it if you found a way to make this work on my MBP...