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I have recently learned that there is a modified version of the Dvorak keyboard layout called 'Programmer Dvorak'. It is not in the list of choices on Mac OS X. Is it possible to install it?

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You should definitely be able to create it with Ukelele.

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It is indeed possible to create your own layout with Ukelele. However, it has already been done, so why not simply download the .keylayout file ?

Note : To install a new keyboard layout from a .keylayout file, simply drop the .keylayout file in your ~/Library/Keyboard Layouts/ directory (or in /Library/Keyboard Layouts/ for a system-wide install).

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Please notice that on 10.6 you need to restart every app after you install the new layout, and on 10.3 you need to actually logout and login again, IIRC (don't know about 10.4 and 10.5). –  Lohoris Nov 5 '10 at 13:11

You must download an extension module from the Programmer Dvorak home page.

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Key combinations like ⌃A don't currently work with it, but you can fix it by editing the keylayout file. –  ؘؘؘؘ Dec 19 '12 at 10:36

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