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Setting caps lock key to CTRL but still function as caps lock if I press for long enough in Mac OS X

If possible I would like something similar to this: http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/4815/31313 Basically a simple script that detects when I'm in tmux, if I am change the CAPS lock key to be a CTRL ...
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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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Keyboard mapping faulty after water hazard on OS X SL 10.6.8

Immediately after spilling water on my Macbook (Late 2009 Unibody A1342) it went crazy and made mouse and keyboard input all by itself until I could turn it off. After replacing the topcase I'm still ...
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Dead keys on 4 year old aluminum keyboard: How do I correct this?

I have two dead keys on my Apple thin aluminum keyboard. My AppleCare has expired, I'm in the fourth year. I changed the mouse, no help. I logged onto Main IP, Charter, and used their email rather ...
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Mac has wrong keyboard layout

I have a Mac mini with Snow Leopard installed. It have a blue tooth keyboard. This keyboard is a Swiss-German keyboard with all the necessary special characters on it. I have two problems with this ...
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Disable the caps-lock key under Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable and reassign the caps lock key? Is it possible to totally disable the caps lock key under Windows 7? Or reassign it to be another shift key? I have done ...
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Remap OSX Media Keys?

I've used this python script to disable iTunes from launching when one of the media keys has been pressed. However, when I want to use it with Spark it doesn't respond to the media keys as input for a ...
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How do I fix my dead keys in Snow Leopard?

My problem is whenever I type quotes on Snow Leopard 10.6.4, it waits for the next character typed, and turns it into another character instead of just typing quotes. example: [shift] + " a results ...
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Typing symbols directly instead of diacritics

After reinstalling my Mac OS X 10.6.6 typing special characters like these " ~ and more does not directly insert them into the text, but waits for the next character to be pressed. If these two ...
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How do I make Mac OS X remember “Modifier Keys” remappings for my external keyboard?

(to be clear, I know there are similar questions such as "How can I remap windows and alt keys in OS X?" - I'm not asking that. I can make the changes I want, they just get reset every time I unplug ...
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1answer
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Disabling “Alt+Space = Non-breaking space” on Mac OS X 10.6 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable the Option-Space key combination for non-breaking spaces? Hi, is there a way to disable the Option+Space key kombination on Mac OS X. It is really ...
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Mac OS X: What's wrong with my keyboard?

In OS X when I press / it comes out as - and when I press ; it comes out as ö.
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Switch the keys caps lock and shift

Is there a way to switch the shift key with the capslock key? I have a problem with the shift keys, and I would like to use the caps lock keys, instead of the left shift key. Mac OS X settings allow ...
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How to stop OS X from switching input method (keyboard layout) automatically?

After using the wireless keyboard that comes with the iMac, I have switched to a MS Ergo Natural 4000 one. Surprisingly I had to install extra software as OS X could not work out which keyboard I had. ...
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Can't Type Tilde character in Mac OS X

Hi this is a new problem that I did not have a few weeks ago. I have a Logitech Illuminated Keyboard running on Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). The problem is that I cannot type a tilde. Instead when ...
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home/end buttons on microsoft natural keyboard 4000 and apple snow

is there a way that my apple snow will fully support Microsoft natural keyboard 4000 ? i need that 'home' and 'end' will go to the beginning/end of the line as it's supposed to. someone recommended ...
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How can I set custom key bindings and key macros on Mac OS X?

I recently upgraded to Snow Leopard, from Leopard and I was using an awesome app called Spark that let you remap your keys, set scripts/macros and even had repeat functionality. However, this app ...
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MacBook Pro Keyboard - How to Swap / Remap Keys?

I know this may be asked before in a different manner, but I still haven't really seen a solid answer. I'm hoping that providing these 2 specific needs will make it more clear. I specifically want 2 ...
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How Do I Keep Snow Leopard From Showing the Soft Keyboard When Asking for a Password?

Ever since I upgraded to Snow Leopard on my Mac, it insists on showing me the soft keyboard when it asks for a password. It wouldn't be too bad if it dissappeared afterward, but no. It stays there ...
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How can I remap my Caps-Lock key to Escape (for Vim) in Snow Leopard?

Obviously, in Linux I can use xmodmap. On Leopard, I used an InputManager called PCKeyboardHack. But InputManagers are now broken. How can I preserve my sanity and keep on using Caps Lock to Escape ...