not a problem on mac or linux. tested with 1999121609 on winNT. hitting Ctrl+E should bring up the Preferences dialog, but it doesn't (nothing happens). Edit > Preferences menu item works fine, tho'.
For M14 ...
Another problem to track in the keyboard shortcuts umbrella bug #22529. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 22529 ***
verified as dup.
Bulk move of all Pref UI component bugs to new Preferences component. Pref UI component will be deleted.