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How to modify key bindings in Windows 8

I have a new laptop which combines the PgUp/Home and PgDn/End keys, requiring a function key to be pressed for the Home/End use. Since I regularly use Home and End, but rarely use Page Up/Down I want ...
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rebind microsoft sculpt mobile mouse (windows Key)

using the microsoft sculpt mobile mouse, by downloading the Mouse and Keyboard Center , i can rebind the mouse keys, but the WINDOWS key i can't change it, and that is the only key i may(and want) to ...
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RubyMine ignores the DefaultKeyBindings.dict

I have a MacBook with a French keyboard and I redefined some key bindings (with DefaultKeyBinding.dict) for ease of use while programming (ex : alt+= instead of alt+shift+L' for | or alt+: instead of ...
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Can I interchange my “Home, End” keys with “PageUp, PageDown” keys on dell latitude laptop?

The Home,End keys are at the top row in my laptop, and I use them most while selecting the entire line by pressing (Shift+Home, Shift+End) - it is very inconvenient. On the other hand, "PageUp, ...
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xterm key translations

The following lines for ~/.Xresources work only partially in xterm: xterm*VT100.Translations: #override \n\ Shift <Key> BackSpace: string("2") \n\ Alt Shift <Key> ...
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Cannot type square brackets in Word 2013 with Ctrl + Alt on German and similar keyboard layouts

Word 2013 (Office 365) has actions assigned to some key combinations that are needed to type normal characters for example on Swiss, German and Canadian French keyboard layouts. The most annoying ...
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how to change the right control key in a super/hyper modifier in emacs

I'd like to change the right control key along into a "super" modifier and right alt key into the "alt" modifier (not the Meta) in Solaris and Linux (as I know how to do that in Windows using ...
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Map Shift+Esc to 'Esc Esc Esc' on osx?

I would like to map Shift+Esc to Esc Esc Esc on my MacBook Pro. I have tried Better Touch Tool. It can remap one key combination to another, but not to a sequence of keystrokes.
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How to configure Emmet in Sublime to enable comment shortcut?

Since I have enabled Emmet in Sublime 2, some commands don't work properly. How can I enable what seems to be the default functionality, when in HTML file typing cmd + / in front of <script ...
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Vim map key combination of Control and Dash

Is it possible to bind <C--> (or <C-dash> or <C-minus>, I actually do not know) in vim to something, like <C-W><C-Q>? What does it mean <C--> in the default ...
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Distinguish TAB and ENTER from C-i and C-m in .inputrc

The history: I'm remapping most of the basic commands to move, delete, search history for all my command-line based applications (Bash, Python, SQLite, etc) by modifying the .inputrc file in my home ...
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Remapping a keyboard key in windows 8.1 [duplicate]

How can I remap keyboard keys in windows 8.1? I'm looking for a simple utility which will modify registry and would not require running at startup. I tried sharpkeys but, it does not seem to work in ...
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Remap key to modifier+key

I want to remap the right Ctrl key to Shift+F10. I've been following to these Scan codes, created Scancode Map in the registry and its contents are: 0000 0000 0200 0000 5D00 1DE0 0000 where 5D00 ...
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Dot instead of comma on numerical keyboard

Using polish language on Windows 8.1, comma is the default decimal seperator on numerical keyboard. Is there a way to change it to dot? I wouldn't like to change it in Excel or some other program, ...
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I'm using Bash in “vi mode”. What's the hotkey sequence to edit the current command line using an external editor?

In Bash's "Emacs mode" (set -o emacs), I can edit the current command line in my favorite external $EDITOR. All I have to do is press Ctrl+X then Ctrl+E. But, because I have switched to Bash's "vi ...
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Cannot type upper-case 'q' with shift

I have a weird problem here. I am unable to type an upper-case 'q' while using the shift key. Hitting the 'q' key by itself works fine. I am having this problem with both the left and right shift key. ...
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How to change accelerators in Gnome?

I can't figure out how to change the accelerators in GNOME. My purpose was changing the Trash accel "<Primary>Delete" to "Delete" in Nautilus; for that I have tried, separately as well as ...
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Undefine prefix in Emacs

In Emacs, I've become accustomed to using "C-x p" for switching to the previous window. I've recently had to start including a company-wide startup .el file that defines the prefix "C-x p-". I don't ...
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Keyboard is not working, can't type the letter s [closed]

Hello everyone and happy Thanksgiving eve. I am having keyboard trouble. I can't type the letter s on my keyboard. I am using a laptop, but I have tried using an external keyboard too, and I get the ...
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Setting Vim key bindings for the MySQL client

I add these following lines to ~/.inputrc and now the Postgres client, psql, uses Vim keybindings. set keymap vi set editing-mode vi However, this does not work for MySQL. I understand that MySQL ...
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Caps Lock for Numeric Keys

Is there a way I can have persistent access to the special characters above the numeric keys? I'm thinking something akin to the CAPS LOCK key but that locks the numeric keys to the equivalent Shift ...
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Mapped keyboard shortcuts that generate text responses (macros maybe)

I've got a seemingly simple idea where I would press a combination of keys (like Ctrl + Alt + Z) and paste a previously written(and saved) response on wherever I'm typing. This is meant to work in a ...
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How can I change the scroll wheel behavior in vim, so that it scrolls instead of moving the cursor?

I would like scrolling up to be equivalent to c-y c-y c-y, and scrolling down to be equivalent to c-e c-e c-e. The documentation here seems to suggest that this should already be the case, or I can ...
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Setting major-mode specific keybindings in emacs

In my .emacs file, I want to add a key binding for a specific major mode (setting coffee-compile-file to C-c C-c in coffee-mode). I've found a lot of instructions on using local-set-key and ...
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Can I change the mouse button bindings in Netbeans?

Is it possible to change the bindings for mouse4 and mouse5 (the thumb buttons) in Netbeans? I can't find any option in the NB keymapper, nor can I find anything on Google! I'm using Netbeans v7.0.1. ...
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How to change key binding for backward search in VIM?

I am using VIM 7.2 remotely (in a server), and when I try to hit the question mark (in insert mode) it exits insert mode, and prompts for a backward search. In short, I can't type ? as plain text ...
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intel graphics keybinding conflict with other programs

Intel HD graphics bindings take priority over bindings in other programs. When you disable them via the Intel HD graphics control panel, the bindings no longer function as mapped, but they are still ...
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How to use a key binding within shell script ? (Launch terminator in broadcast mode in background)

I currently use a small shell script to start a terminator window as a background process which has multiple splits specified with a layout. terminator --layout=My_layout & I want to execute a ...
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Bind commands to key-up and key-down in AutoHotkey

I have written two functions in an AutoHotkey script: fun1() and fun2(). I now need to bind fun1() to when Pause is pressed down, and bind fun2() to when Pause is released. As an example, I would ...
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Enable Ctrl (or Alt) + arrow keys to mimic 'home' and 'end' functionality

I am a long time Mac user and I'm now using a Ubuntu machine for development, and while I'm more or less used to a lot of the keyboard shortcuts, one thing I can't get used to is using the 'Home' and ...
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How to add custom keyboard shortcuts in Debian 7

Have a reasonably recent download of Debian 7. Trying unsuccessfully to set keybindings, specifically <Super>+t type stuff for terminal etc like I have in OpenBox elsewhere. Default Gnome ...
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Emulating WinKey+ArrowKey Functionality from win7 to linux

I much prefer Linux over windows but one thing I've always found win7 to be better at was managing and moving windows to different parts of the screen. I'm wondering if anyone knows how I can ...
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Sublime key binding not working

I am trying to bind some keys to handle some layouts in sublime, and they are as follows: { "keys": ["super+alt+ctrl+down"], "command": "set_layout", "args": { "cols": [0.0, ...
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Map “fn” + “home” to screen brightness using AutoHotKey?

Could someone please show me what script code I would need to map my laptop "fn" key + "home" to lower the screen brightness (and subsequently "fn" + end to increase). I know I can reach the screen ...
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Linux Mint 17: How do I switch key bindings from the command line?

I changed the key binding switch-to-workspace-1 via Keyboard > Keyboard shortcuts > Workspace Management. Is it also possible to this via the console? Vecause when I use the command gsettings get ...
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Using a key-mapping for only specific URLs in Pentadactyl

I am trying to map the tab-key to the down-arrow-key , which works perfectly fine. However, I am trying to find a way to do that only for a specific URL. Tried to use autocommand the following way: ...
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Git amend via tig

I often use tig to select which modifications to add, and which to commit. I scroll via the patches, push u to add, and when I am satisfied, I press C to commit the added changes. Every once in a ...
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How to bind command key in zsh?

It is possible to bind Command Key from mac os x in zsh? I can't find any information about that.
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Gnome 2.28 using the Super key alone as a keyboard shortcut

I'm running Redhat Linux 6.5 with Gnome 2.28.2 desktop. I'm trying to create a shortcut to open a terminal by pressing just the super key (i.e. the windows key or mod4) not a combination of the super ...
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Swap the curly and the square braces in emacs

Currently in emacs I have to type SHIFT-[ and SHIFT-] to get { and } respectively. Typing [ and ] yields [ and ] respectively. I want to swap this behaviour in emacs, namely I want to have: [ and ] ...
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Sxhkd not recognising percent key (bspwm)

So I want to create a keybinding using my sxhkd that functions like the binding to create panes in tmux. I have created bindings before so I know that I can use xev to print out key names, here is ...
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vlc player trouble in Toggle Normal/Repeat/Loop

An elderly person uses VLC player to play videos. He wants to Toggle the "Normal/Repeat/Loop". I told him for that the key "l" (small L) is given by vlc. Now the problem he faces is: how exactly ...
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KeyRemap4Macbook Vim-emulation alternative for Linux

There is a really nifty tool for Mac OS X called KeyRemap4Macbook which allows you, among other things, to use Vim keybindings to edit text in all text fields, with a distinction between normal and ...
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Add keybinding to js-mode/javascript-mode in Emacs

I have added web-beautify-* to Emacs 24, so that I can run M-x web-beautify-js to pretty format my javascript source code. I have add some keybindings for html-mode and css-mode, which work fine. ...
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Trying to bind <ESC> to keysequence “öö” in bash vi mode

I am trying to use the german umlaut "ö" in a sequence "öö" as a binding for ESC. Having the following in my .inputrc does the job with "jj" instead of "öö"; however, when changing "jj" to "öö", it ...
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Underlying Concept Behind Keyboard Mappings

I am frustrated with key mapping issues. On my Linux box, if I type Home/End in Vim, then the cursor actually moves to the beginning/end of the line. On my Mac when I am on TextEdit, if I do Fn + ...
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Catch headset pause/play keypresses in Windows

I have a new Ultrabook which has single audio jack for input and output instead for separate 3.5 mm jacks we used to have on older machines. The jack is probably similar to American Audio Jack ...
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How to replace a keymap in emacs?

I'm currently in the process of changing my emacs configuration quite extensively. I'm not comfortable with the default key-bindings for a lot of the major and minor modes and my configuration ...
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Bind a key combination to caps lock in OS X

I've bound both caps lock and the ctrl key to "ctrl" in OSX, but I would like to be able to press a modifier key along with caps lock to turn on caps lock—say, for example, shift+caps lock. How might ...
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Why do `bind` and `.inputrc` behave differently?

I'm trying to do the right thing and put my key bindings into ~/.inputrc. However, it turns out that I have to change bind '"\e\C-j":"\e[1~quiet \e[4~\n"' into "\e\C-j": "\eOHquiet \eOF\n" Now ...