Change menu shortcuts on a french mac os

Using a french system, I was unable to change the shortcuts for “switch to next/previous tab” in Terminal using the pref pane. In french, the items are called “Sélectionner l’onglet suivant/précédent”). The default shortcuts are “command-{” and “command-}”, which are really, really not convenient (the “{” and “}” characters do not even show up on my keyboard, you have to type option-( and option-) to get them).It turns out that in the menu labels Apple decided to use the typographically correct symbol ’ for the apostrophe (between the “l” and “onglet”) instead of the regular ‘ that you get from the keyboard. You have to use this symbol when you enter the menu label to modify in the pref pane. Then it works.

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