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I want to remap my Caps Lock key. I know how to do this, this is not a question about How, this is a question about What. I want to remap it to something useful, not just disable it.

What could I remap it to? Something to make life easier. Do you guys have any suggestions? This is not limited to regular keys; special actions (or anything that's mappable) are welcome.

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All a matter of personal opinion. If you are going for uniqueness maybe consider CW. –  John T Dec 14 '10 at 23:05
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Personally I would like it to print a 100 dollar bill every time I press it, ;-) Now that would make life easier! –  Moab Dec 14 '10 at 23:13
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@John T: I can't mark it as CW, I have to wait for a mod to come by.=/ –  Bruce Connor Dec 14 '10 at 23:19
    
Google's ChromeOS Cr-48 pilot laptop has a search key where the caps-lock key would be. –  Dennis Williamson Dec 17 '10 at 20:21
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Playing a racing car sound, to remind you that Caps Lock is cruise control for cool.

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Some games I play make use of the Tilde (~) for switching weapons. I find the Caps Lock key easier to get to quickly since the games make use of WSAD already, so I have it mapped to that. Even though the Tilde is only 2 keys above it, it is an awkward movement when you are aiming for speed.

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I thought Caps Lock was used for crouch. Or have I just been away from games for too long? –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Dec 14 '10 at 23:12
    
Crouch is usually Ctrl in the games I play. I guess it depends on regional settings and keyboard layout... as well as which games :) –  John T Dec 14 '10 at 23:15
    
@Ignacio: You've been away from games for a little too long. =) It's usually Ctrl now. –  Bruce Connor Dec 14 '10 at 23:19
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What are you playing where tilde is weapon change? I'm used to tilde bringing up the console. ;) –  Shinrai Dec 14 '10 at 23:22
    
A Counter-Strike fan I see? :) –  John T Dec 15 '10 at 4:02
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