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

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Lock Windows 10 when the Surface Book power button is pressed

Is there a way to lock Windows 10 when the Surface Book power button is pressed? As is clear from the settings options when following Microsoft's instructions, the only official options for the power ...
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Remap context menu key to a Fn key (for brightness control shortcut)

I recently upgraded from a Microsoft Type Cover 3 to a TC 4. It is definitely a vast improvement but I miss the right handed function key, as it previously allowed me to use the Fn+Backspace/Del ...
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xbindkeys works only few times or at least once

I have enabled reaction on thumb button of my MX Master under Debian 8 with xbindkeys. My configuration is: # the Alt+Left is receive as distinct event. "gnome-terminal" m:0xc + c:23 ...
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Remap Lenovo laptop OneKey Recovery button?

My Lenovo Y50 has a 'Cyberlink OneKey Recovery' hardware button next to the power button. Is there any way by which I can remap this button to launch another app? (except going to the directory and ...
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How can I add/edit buttons in the Thunderbird compose window?

(I know I've done this before but I no longer have access to the system where I did and Google is failing me...:-() Using Thunderbird for e-mail, I want to give myself time to recover from accidental ...
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Swapping the Fn and Ctrl Keys on a Lenovo ThinkPad Keyboard

I have this keyboard, and I'm trying to remap Fn to Ctrl and Ctrl to Fn, if at all possible. I read in some links that the scan code of Fn is only detectable by the Lenovo driver and not Windows. ...
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How to remap direction key in Linux? [duplicate]

I use a simple AutoHotKey script to use vim navigation keys in OS-wide level. It is really useful and makes life a little easier. However, I just migrated to Mint. I am addicted to the vim keys and ...
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Can the power button of a PC or laptop be remapped?

Forget for a second how bad an idea this would be. But is it possible to remap the power button of a PC or laptop to, say, print some message or anything other than managing the power? If not, why? ...
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Is there a way to copy data with a macro/button filter?

I have a worksheet with employee ids on the top and dates on the side. Then I need to put a Y or a N at there name every day I have 96 employees so it's really long. Is there away with a button or ...
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Windows: Set command on keyboard power button

I'd like to set command on the laptop power button on a keyboard. Is there any way to do this? As an example I'd like to rebind it to Insert. P.S. I have Windows 8.
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Customize Keyboard Volume Slider in Windows

My keyboard (the Das Keyboard 4 Professional) has a big red volume dial. At work this is completely useless to me, as I have no speakers, nor do I need to hear any sounds. Is there some way I can ...
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How do I remap the OneKey Recovery button on my Lenovo Y510p laptop?

I have recently bought a Lenovo Y510p laptop which comes with a button just adjacent to the power port. This button runs the "OneKey Recovery.exe" file in the directory C:\Program Files\Lenovo\OneKey ...
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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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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 ...