Refers to the process of making a button perform a different action than it usually does.

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Arch Linux remapping keys

I was interested in installing Arch (or more specifically archbang) but could not figure out how to remap CAPSLOCK to ESC. I tried loadkeys, but it had an error: could not get a file descriptor ...
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Play/Pause buttons on keyboard + Winamp

As a friend of mine pointed out earlier tonight, Winamp is really a great program. I agree. The only thing stopping me from using it on a regular basis is that Windows Media Player supports use of ...
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Crazy keyboard mapping?

I'm having a problem with my keyboard (Gigabyte Force K7). This keyboard is AZERTY (because I'm French), and it has some shortcuts on the top. When I press the Google key, it opens a command prompt ...
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Remap key in Win 8.1 to a shortcut

I would like to remap a keyboard key in Win 8.1 to a shortcut...does anyone know how to do this? Specifically I would like to remap the key that has a picture of a file (located between the Alt and ...
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Power button doesn't work in WIndows 7

So I have a dell notebook which doesn't shut down when I press the power button. I can select shutdown from the Start Menu though. I think it's a software problem because I can turn on the computer ...
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Disable Touchpad by pressing a button

I would like to disable the touchpad while I'm typing. There are various questions on behalf of this topic already: How to disable Dell Inspiron 1545 touchpad operate with Ubuntu 10.04? Mousepad ...
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How to remap Logitech G510 Multimedia buttons while Media Player Classic is active to seek the video back and forth?

How could I remap some keys to do something similiar as they are mapped to, but only when some of processes is running ? (in my case it's mpc.exe). Here is a pic what I'am trying to explain: ...
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windows 7 trigger or remap shortcuts

Is it possible to remap Windows shortcuts or trigger "key pressed" events programmatically? E.g. when I press F11, the program would simulate Windows+D and Desktop will be shown. I wouldn't like to ...
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Create/add a non existing key to mouse

My Trust GXT 10 mouse, which I use on Windows 7, has 10 buttons so I can modify them to simulate other key presses. For example, I could put the Button 1 of my mouse to enter A every time I press it, ...
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Remapping Mouse Wheel in Mac

I have been trying to remap my mouse wheel up and down actions to keyboard keys in a specific application. Does anyone know how? I'm using a steelseries sensei, and the steelseries engine doesn't ...
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How can I remap the windows key + arrow key combination in windows 8?

For example, I'm looking for a way to remap the key combination windows key + left arrow to windows key + h I'd appreciate any suggestions or things to try.
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How can I remap the Eject key to Key J in OS X?

I already have the KeyRemap4MacBook and need private.xml that will do this. I read the manual and tried a few things with no luck.
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Binding Shift to x using AutoHotkey

I'm trying to switch my left shift+ button with my x+ key on the keyboard. I tried Lshift::x but what happened was BOTH keys now had the functionality of just x. I looked at Problem with rebinding ...
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Mouse side-buttons and keyboard browser buttons are reversed

A local overstock store had a sale on a wireless mouse/keyboard set, so I got one. It is very similar to the (cheap Chinese) kind available on eBay. It works fine except that the two side buttons ...
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Remap keys with KeyRemap4MacBook for all apps except a specific one

I'd like to know how do I tell KeyRemap4MacBook to exclude an app from key remapping. I know about <only> tag in private.xml, which limits key remapping to a single app, but is there a tag that ...
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How can I remap a tablet hardware key to alt-tab?

My issue is that there's no way to alt-tab on a tablet running W8 Pro (NOT RT) when I'm in a full screen desktop application. I want to remap my screen orientation hardware key to Alt-Tab. However, ...
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Remap CapsLock to $?

I have now been trying to remap CapsLock to $. But without luck. I have tried the following Binary code. 00000000 00000000 02000000 05003A00 00000000 When I now click the CapsLock it comes out ...
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Xmodmad does not run at startup/login

I put settings in a file called ~/.Xmodmap: xmodmap -e 'keycode 66=Return' xmodmap -e "clear Lock" The next time I logged in, I was prompted as to whether to load ~/.Xmodmap. I loaded it, and tick ...
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Remapping keys without external software

It seems my keyboard keys do not match up to their actual outputs, it's a UK keyboard, with the UK language installed on the operating system. In this case Windows 8. for example the AT key on the ...
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How can I remap the keys for a specific keyboard?

There are several keyboards attached to my computer. I'd like to remap the keys on ONE of them, but keep the rest as they were. How can I do this? As for the "why" – I have this idea that I'd like to ...
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Is it possible to make the Numpad 5 button work as the Numpad Down button while Num Lock is on?

I hope someone can help me out with this; I use a laptop and I like to play games a lot that are arrow key dependent. So after a while of using my laptop, I accidentally broke the Down Arrow key. So I ...
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Is there a way to map the “Print Screen” key to another key without a third party tool in Windows RT?

I'm using a Surface RT, and there's no easy way to take a screenshot. The Print Screen key is excluded from the Surface's Touch Cover keyboard, so to take a screenshot, I have to plug in another ...
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Remap Print Screen key under Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reassigning the AltGr key to the Windows Key in Windows 7 Is there a way to remap the Print Screen key under Windows 8 to some other key combination or to disable the ...
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assigning a rotation script to a hardware button

I have a ThinkPad X201 tablet. On the tablet there is a button that rotates the screen. It works great in Windows but doesn't work properly in Linux; it rotates the screen but doesn't rotate the ...
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Can I use the middle button on touchpad as right click button?

I am using a Lenovo W500 thinkpad. The right click buttons on it have been busted. I was wondering if there was a way to reconfigure mouse functionality to use the center button (primarily for ...
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How do I program a hardware button on my laptop?

So I have a set of touch screen buttons on the top of my laptop's keyboard, (one turns on power save mode, one disables/enables the mouse touch pad, one toggles the wifi adapter, and two turns the ...
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How do you disable the back button on a lenovo T60?

There is an awful stupid key on the keyboard of this Lenovo T60 I'm using which sends the browser back a page. I really need to disable it. I can't find it anywhere in the Keyboard settings in ...
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Alternative button for turning a laptop “ON”

I have a Dell 6400, and the power button has trouble working sometimes, I was wondering if there is anyway to swap its function with a some of the buttons I don't use, like the front media buttons or ...
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Logitech SetPoint software button remapping

My Logitech G5 Laser mouse has 9 buttons but it's SetPoint software only allows 5 of them to be used as "mouse buttons" and the remaining 4 can only be assigned special windows functions (Forward, ...
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Disabling Power button on keyboard

My keyboard has a Power button that when pressed turns off the machine. I sometimes press it by accident, and lose everything I was doing in adition to having to wait for the PC to turn off and then ...