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Mac keyboard won't type letter 'c' only in some cases, also switching keyboards. No problems with the same keyboard connected to a PC

I've got a strange problem with my Mac keyboard on an IMac, year 2008: I cannot type letter 'c' in password fields, gmail website and other specific circumstances. I've tried switching the keyboards, ...
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Mac Keyboard Power Button Scan Code?

Does anyone know the scan code sent by the Mac keyboard power button? I would like to control the power on my Mac from an microcontroller.
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Remapping Caps Lock and Ctrl in Windows 8.1 on MacBook Pro doesn't work completely

I know there's lots online about swapping Caps Lock and Ctrl, including for Macs running Windows. However, I'm having a problem where, if I do that using AutoHotkey (running a native BootCamp ...
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Can one show or hide the Mac OS X on-screen keyboard via either keystroke or API?

I would like to show and hide the Mac OS X on-screen software keyboard (fig. 1) with a keystroke, but no actions to do so are available when customizing the keyboard shortcuts via System Preferences. ...
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macbook pro - red screen 2 weeks after coke on keyboard

Two weeks ago I dropped a cup of coke on keyboard of my Macbook Pro 2009 17". Instantly the machine self turned off and I turned it upside down. 20 minutes after I dismounted the machine and had no ...
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How to remap my Kinesis Freestyle 2 PC keyboard to Mac Layout

I want to remap my Kinesis Freestyle 2 PC keyboard to Mac. I can do most of it by swapping the modifier keys within the keyboard preferences, however I want to switch the right CTRL key to be an ...
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Can you reassign keys on Mac for Logitech K310 washable keyboard ?

I know it's not being sold as compatible for Mac but as intensive typer I like the idea of having an always clean keyboard. I already read this review ...
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1answer
25 views

How to press cmd-\ on german keyboard layout

I'm using a german keyboard layout and wan't to use the cmd-\shortcut but I'm not sure how to press \ as it is written by pressing shift + alt + 7. The same question goes for alt-cmd-[. Thanks
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windows keyboard on macintosh keymapping

I have a 2010 macbook pro that I use with an external cheap windows keyboard 103 key (im a college student) when i use it with an external display. I have my function keys set to be fkeys and not the ...
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1answer
41 views

How can I use Mac-style shortcuts in Windows? [duplicate]

Is there a way which I can use mac-style shortcuts in Windows? My personal computer is a Macbook, but my work computer is a Windows PC. Using keyboard shortcuts is a nightmare... Like the copy ...
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406 views

Mac Keyboard Driver on Windows 7 - Trully configure fn and media keys (or forcibly installing BootCamp)

I did exactly the same as the OP of How do you reset Windows keyboard drivers to their original defaults? at first (kudos for Being the very-smart, highly-intelligent person that I am ...
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344 views

How to turn on “windows behaviour” home/end keys on Mac OS X

I'm a converted Mac user with a Windows past. I've been using a Mac laptop keyboard without home/end keys for several years now. Finally, I bought a Matias keyboard and found that home/end is ...
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49 views

How can I combine the input of two Keyboards?

I use a Stinkyboard Footboard to enter shortcuts with my feet on my mac. This works fine, the Footboard is recognized as another USB keyboard and the shortcuts are working. One thing that is not ...
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29 views

Keyboards - MacBook vs Windows differences

I've used "Windows" keyboards (separate and mainstream laptops), and am now using a MacBook air. Mac's keyboard is obviously different - I mean physically. The keys don't 'sink' as far in when ...
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1answer
138 views

Setting up key bindings of Corsair Vengeance K70 to work with OS X

I recently purchased a Corsair Vengeance K70 and am trying to get set the ctrl windows alt keys to match the ones on a mac keyboard, control option(alt) command. So far I've tried setting the key ...
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22 views

Custom keyboard layout in sandboxed app?

I have a TN2056 Installable Keyboard Layout that I’ve placed in ~/Library/Keyboard Layouts. It is the default keyboard layout, and is used by all apps. But now with the new version of OmniGraffle ...
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22 views

OS X - disable physical keyboard for user

I have a scenario where two people are using one Mac Mini at the same time. One directly using keyboard and screen and the second one using Chrome Remote Desktop (simply the fastest and stable ...
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1answer
231 views

Umlauts on Linux like on Mac, US Keyboard

I'd like to cut down on my keyboard Schizophrenia... I work on a Mac at work and I can type Umlauts via Option+u, key Example: Option+u (Release), a gives ä On my home PC (Linux, Opensuse 12) I ...
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684 views

Mac Terminal keyboard shortcuts for Page Up/Page Down

I had a mac-newbie friend ask me about scrolling to the top and bottom of the window in Terminal. Also, paging up and paging down. I gave him a satisfactory answer (basically hold down the fn key ...
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1answer
67 views

Can I use different keyboard settings for different spaces on OS X

I use Microsoft remote desktop app on my Mac. Is it possible to have the keyboard settings different for the app, and for the rest of the OS? As I often put the remote app in a different space, I was ...
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146 views

Fn key + more not working with Thinkpad keyboard used on Mac

I am trying to get a Lenovo Thinkpad USB Keyboard, product code 55Y9003. Unfortunately it doesn't come with drivers for Mac (it is a PC keyboard) and the Fn key (and a couple of others don't work out ...
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80 views

How to get a french Mac keyboard layout on Windows?

I have a personal Mac that I'm used to, however at work I have to use a Windows 7 laptop. I'd like to change the layout on the Windows laptop so that it uses the Mac layout. The worst thing is the ...
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32 views

How to remap the mac's command key to control under console?

I want use mac BT keyboard on FreeBSD without X server. Can i just set the kcmd value (or cmdch ?) in my terminfo to realize this ? BUT, what's the escape sequence of cmd key ?
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716 views

In emacs, my <C-right> and <C-left> on my mac keyboard, does not work

I have an iMac running OSX 10.8.4. I've tried this on emacs built from Homebrew, as well as a version I've downloaded from http://emacsformacosx.com/ I've tried this with a completely clean ...
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Mac “c” key not working

My Mac is suffering from a keyboard key mapping problem. I don't know what system update or application update that changed just one key mapping: the "c" key Now whenever I press the "c" key under ...
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363 views

Shift and other random keys not working on external keyboard in Mac OS X 10.6.8

I've been using a Microsoft-made external (ergonomic/split) keyboard, connected via USB, to my Mac laptop without a problem for years. My OS is 10.6.8. Out of the blue, random keys stopped working on ...
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1answer
84 views

Macbook only boot on target disk mode

Well, when I try to boot it stucks on grey screen with thunderbolt and firewire symbols, it is always trying to boot on target disk mode, I believe its a driver problem with the built-in keyboard, ...
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1answer
103 views

OSX Hungarian Lang, no hashmark(#) no star(*) characters

I cannont descibe this any better then show you this video I recorded. Showing keyboad viewer. Youtube video I am looking for a way to put hashmark and star to some alternate place without changing ...
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3answers
132 views

Is there a way to type <enter> instead of <return> on a Mac keyboard?

Even though Macs have only one keyboard key for it, there is a difference between (carriage) return and enter. I need to type an enter (not return) into a field (it's a macro utility, and there's no ...
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181 views

Dual Monitors Mac OS X - CMD + TAB AND move mouse to focused Application

On my computer setup I have dual monitors, one is vertical for code and the other is horizontal for the web browser. I am new to Mac OS X and was wondering if it was possible when switching apps with ...
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1answer
426 views

I have a keyboard that has some keys that do nothing on my Mac in OS X, is there any way to fix this?

This is the keyboard, it's made by Lenovo for media centers: Link | Direct link to picture I've got it connected to my Mac Mini running 10.6. A few of the keys on the keyboard don't seem to do ...
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2answers
817 views

How to type braces on Danish Mac keyboard when RDP'ing into Windows ?

Context: I am on a Mac (Macbook Pro) running OS X Lion with a Danish keyboard layout. I sometimes have to RDP (using the Microsoft RDP client for Mac) into a Windows machine, that also has Danish ...
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1answer
65 views

A “friend” changed Shift+Return to Caps Lock+Return. How can I change it back? [closed]

My friend convinced me to allow him to change some of my key bindings. Friend: "How often do you use Caps Lock?" Anyway, now when I want to perform a newline without submitting a form, I have to do ...
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1answer
244 views

Mac keystroke problems with Synergy PC server

I'm running Synergy server 1.4.13 on Ubuntu (PC) and have a connected Mac client. It works well, except some keys like Home and End (defined as hotkeys in ~/.synergy.conf for the Mac client) do not ...
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1answer
46 views

My ~ and ± keys are switched, how can I switch back?

As the title says the keys described above have been switched, how can I switch them on Mac OS X?
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1answer
199 views

How can I share a WQHD monitor & Apple bluetooth keyboard/mouse between a Mac and PC?

I have a Mac Mini that is connect to a 30" WQHD (2560 x 1600) Dual-DVI monitor and Apple bluetooth keyboard and magic trackpad. I'm building a Windows 7 PC and I'd like to have my work space setup ...
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1answer
32 views

Macbook's keyboard gets hanged

I bought a used macbook which does not have some screws of its casing. The buttons of the keyboard stop working at times. Only the power button works. When I restart, it starts to work fine. What ...
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1answer
232 views

mechanical keyboard support for mac os x [closed]

I would like to buy razer blackwidow or corsair vengeance k90 keyboard for mac, because of the macro keys. Has anyone tried using them on Mac OSX? Does any of the aforementioned keyboards work?
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281 views

Two physical keyboards on Mac

I am working as a software developer in a non-english environment and I often need to switch keyboard layouts between "US English" (programming) and "Estonian" (general social interaction and ...
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0answers
52 views

Mac OS X Caps Locks Key Flash on HD Activity

Is there an application or plug-in that can make the Mac OS X caps locks key flash on HD Activity. I have switched the binding on Caps Lock to Ctrl so light is sitting there idle. If this doesn't ...
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1answer
111 views

How is OSX supposed to work without a mouse? [closed]

I'm a VIM user so I do buy the no-mouse manifesto. I do everything without a mouse and am more productive this way. OSX is not being very friendly, though. How I'm supposed to navigate through files ...
3
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1answer
116 views

Too many keyboard layouts

The short question: how do you handle multiple keyboard layouts without getting confused? I'm a fast writer. I've been using the default Swedish, QWERTY PC keyboard layout on Linux, DOS and Windows ...
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1answer
165 views

Cross Operating System Custom Keyboard Layouts

Is there any software that will generate Macintosh, Windows and Linux(xkb) keyboard layouts simultaneously? Edit: From what I understand Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator doesn't support changing of ...
3
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1answer
271 views

What is the “↩” keyboard symbol on a Mac?

On a Mac keyboard, what does the symbol on the ↩ key mean?
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1answer
144 views

Lag in Sticky keys for mac?

I enabled sticky keys on my mac by going to system preferences,accessibility,enable sticky keys, and I really enjoy this sticky keys function, but there is a very small lag that is noticeable when I ...
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2answers
325 views

Simulate PC keyboard on Mac

I have a virtual machine with OS X on a Windows PC. Is there a utility software to install on OS X that will simulate the PC keyboard layout, especially for typing {, }, [, @. etc?
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562 views

Mac Keyboard Command key remapping doesn't work in Terminal

I'm using a Mac keyboard on Linux Mint 13 - Mate. I want to be able to copy/paste/cut as I done on the Mac, but on Linux with this Mac keyboard. I tried the settings I've found mentioned in several ...
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1answer
2k views

How to disable stuck ctrl key in software/memory?

The ctrl key of my MacBook 6,1, OS X 10.6.8, got stuck by a water hazard. It's recognized as permanently pressed by the system. Is there any way to tell the system that it is not? I'm thinking of a ...
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0answers
353 views

Fast USB switch to share keyboard and mouse (like KVM) [closed]

I use a DeLOCK USB 2.0 Sharing Switch 2 - 1 to share my keyboard and mouse between my iMac (which is running Windows 7 natively through Bootcamp) and my Mac Mini. Switching from the iMac/Win7 to the ...
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1answer
3k views

How to map Mac keyboard on Windows

I have bootcamp and I often change to windows for development but I always battle with keystrokes like copy and paste so I was wondering how I could map the CMD to Alt as this would make it ...