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ctrl + 2
  xdotool type Test Message

Added the above line to sxhkdrc with no effect. Using different commands works, but for some reason any xdotool command doesn't work... If i run that command in dmenu or terminal it works. man sxhkd says the commands are executed as SHELL -c COMMAND where in my case SHELL = zsh and command is the one above. Running that on console also works, but when i press ctrl+2 it doesn't. I'm stumped.

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Most likely xdotool is typing the message while you're still holding ctrl, which leads to ctrl+shift+t, ctrl+e, ... to be pressed instead, therefore not writing anything.

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