Old keyboard shortcut for locking transparent pixels "/" does not work in CS6

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Hello, I have just installed Photoshop CS6 Extended and got to work with it, but the usual "/" (forward slash) shortcut for locking transparent pixels of layers doesn't work. How do I assign this shortcut to the function? I can't find it in the keyboard shortcuts window... If I can't solve this, it would really spoil my excitement from the new Photoshop, because I use the shortcut all the time...
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Which OS version are you using?
Have you installed all the updates for Photoshop?

The shortcut is working just fine for me on MacOS, at least.
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I have Windows 7 and have installed all the updates, but I will check for updates again right now, thank you for the idea. I'm worried it is because of my keyboard (Czech) where a lot of shortcuts are bound not to work, but this one worked in every version I had even with the Czech keyboard. I tried switching to English keyboard, but it doesn't work either. I will go look for the updates of Photoshop and let you know if it helped. Thank you!
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Well... the updates didn't help :(
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Ohh I solved it! The "lock transparent pixels" was located in "tools", not panels (and was named slightly differently), in the keyboard shortcuts window and by default there was ")" for some reason... Doesn't matter now, I changed it and finally can enjoy my favourite shortcut :)
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Hmm, I wonder if they changed the key assignment for localization?
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Probably. With both CS5 and 6 I first tried the English trial versions and I can tell you that they were totally different from what I got in the Czech versions I purchased later (I would have preferred an EN version, but it is more expensive for some reason). For example, the minimal width of most of the panels is much wider than in the EN trial versions, which is rather bothersome when you have small screen... I wonder if other localized versions have the same problem of if it's something the Czech language causes?