BTT disables MacBook Pro 16 ESC Key

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Describe the bug
BTT blocks physical escape key. Device does not respond to a press as long as BTT is running. Pausing BTT also re-enables physical escape key.

Affected input device (e.g. MacBook Trackpad, Magic Mouse/Trackpad, Touch Bar, etc.):
MacBook internal keyboard, physical esc key.


Device information:

  • Type of Mac: MacBook Pro 16"
  • macOS version: 10.15.1 (19B2106)
  • BetterTouchTool version: 3.209 (1386)

Additional information (e.g. StackTraces, related issues, screenshots, workarounds, etc.):
Workaround is disabling BTT or possibly remapping esc (since it sounds similar to the old Touch Bar esc-key problems) but I haven't tested that yet.

Seems to work fine on my MBP16". Do you maybe have an esc key configured in the BTT keyboard shortcut section?

That really was it.
I did not think about it since I (so far) only use trackpad gestures and must have tried quitting the setup of a keyboard shortcut with escape.
Sorry and thank you!

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