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I have this Swedish MacBook so it came with a Swedish keyboard. It's almost the same as the English one but they have some additional letters and most of the special symbols are not in the "right" places.

I am really dependent on my keyboard layout in order to do my job efficiently, so this is really important to me, but I can't find a way to install the classic English QWERTY keyboard and remove the Swedish one.

And ideas how to do this?

I have found some apps that let me customize every key, but I suppose there is an easier way…so ..

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Within the actual physical constraints where european models have different physical layouts, switching the software to be a US layout is trivial.

Open System Preferences and use the Language & Text preference pane (assuming you are on Mountain Lion - older OS have it named Internationalization) to turn on the US input method.

Language & Text preference pane

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yep, my problem was that I was searching for "english" instead of U.S. I am new into this mac stuff, so ... some stupid questions occur. Thanks for the help –  gotha Nov 10 '12 at 21:49
    
Not at all - just knowing it should be there or was there doesn't mean you need to remember where every last option is. –  bmike Nov 10 '12 at 21:59
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