Questions about re-arranging your keyboard layout (ex switching to Dvorak or remapping your Caps Lock key).

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How can I restore Ctrl+z and Ctrl-y functionality in Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator?

I have a german keybord. It has the german layout (QWERTZ). I would like to swap the z and y keys. I would like to set the NumPad comma to a dot. I created a custom keyboard with Microsoft ...
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How can I disable dead keys in Ubuntu?

I have this Logitech G105 Keyboard and I would like to disable Dead Keys, and still keep the Keyboard's Layout. I am using English (US, alternative international) since it matches my keyboard buttons....
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Why cannot I type the 'tréma' or 'accent grave' with my 'Canadian French input method'?

I am trying to effect these graphemes herefrom on Windows 10: Other letters are accessible via "[" (square bracket), which works as a modifier. accent circonflexe: use "[" followed by a ...
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How can I have the keyboardlayout and system language different in Windows 10?

Is it possible to have the keyboardlayout in one language, say german and the windows system language in another language, say english?
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How can I use programmers dvorak layout on X11 apps on Cygwin?

How can I use programmers dvorak layout on X11 apps on Cygwin? Programers Dvorak works fine on my windows 10 host machine. However, when I type into X11 apps launched locally or remotely, I only get ...
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Keyboard Layout is deleted however it still shows up in Windows 10

I have windows 10, i removed the english layout in the keyboard options and left the polish one, but it occasionally still switches back to the english one, when i click the "ENG PLP" in the right ...
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Phantom Russian keyboard layout is keeping added by itself

I bought Notebook with pre-installed Russian Windows 10 (Lenovo G510). I then downloaded then English language pack and installed it. After that I downloaded Windows 10 Upgrade tool which, I don't ...
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Windows 10 loses settings of keyboard layout shortcuts

I have two input languages in Windows - English and Ukrainian. I configured them to have Ctrl-Shift-1 and Ctrl-Shift-2 shortcuts respectively. However this setting keeps disappearing all the time ...
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Windows magically adds languages to my keyboard layout list

Two new keyboards have somehow appeared in my keyboard layout list: The bottom two (German, and English - United Kingdom) are emphatically not in my system language list, so I cannot remove them! ...
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Numpad number keys output 789456123 when 123456789 is the input respectively

Got gnome on arch linux, a strange issue popped up recently, when numlock is on, the numpad number keys output 7 8 9 4 5 6 1 2 3 when 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 is the input respectively, like it does on a ...
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Can I customize my keyboard input method

I have a laptop with Turkish Keyboard. However, I am not used to its layout. If I set keyboard layout to TRQ Keyboard I will misplace the position of : and ; and many others. If I set it to US ...
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ideapad s10 suddenly keyboard keys wrong

I have a ideapad s10, almost new condition, some keys in keyboard alternately wrong and do not work, for example, the J key, on the first tap it does not respond, but tapping second time it starts ...
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Switch between DVORAK and QWERTY via command line in Windows 7/8.1

I am aware of the language bar and its shortcuts to switch between select input methods. But I was wondering if it was possible to do it from the command prompt or perhaps PowerShell, so that it can ...
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How do I create my own shift state / state modifier?

So in Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4 there are the following shift states: Shift AltGr Crtl (Capslock) Now my VK_2-key is unused and I'd like to use it as my own shift state modifier, so e....
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tilde key doesn't work on aluminum apple keyboard on ubuntu PC

I have the mini aluminum apple bluetooth keyboard, with a dell PC. The tilde / reverse apostrophe key does nothing. How can I make it work ? I'm in programmer dvorak keyboard layout, but it also ...
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How to change the keyboard layout in freerdp?

I'm using freerdp from Debian GNU/Linux to access a windows machine. It works fine except that I don't have the right keyboard. I would like to change the keyboard layout to French. I managed to list ...
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What is the alt code for Fullwidth Colon?

Can't seem to find it anywhere. Or is there another way to type this character (without copy pasting it all the time) ? - :
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Changing Caps Lock's behavior for current user on Windows 10

I've tried to add the Scancode Map key to HKEY_CURRENT_USER with value 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 02 00 00 00 1D 00 3A 00 00 00 00 00 I've also tried adding an extra dword of 00s to the end as ...
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How to install a standard 102..105 windows keyboard in OSX 10.10 and up

How to install a 102..105 windows keyboard (USB) in a iMac (OSX Yosemite 10.10.3 in this case) in foreign languages layouts... I want PT-PT in this case... but I extend my question to other ...
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Windows: Alt + 236 doesn't produce the infinity symbol: what's wrong?

I'd like to be able to type different math symbols using alt + number keyboard. However, I'm having some problems. For instance, they (1,2) suggest that the infinity symbol should be produced by alt+...
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Autohotkey + custom Latin layout + non-Latin layout

Problem in which neither VK virtual keys nor ScanCodes don't help. Custom Latin layout is default input system. When switching from custom Latin layout to non-Latin layout, in non-Latin mode ...
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Language bar missing on Windows 10

I have Windows 10 & I am the only user. It's a Surface Pro 3 if that helps. One day out of the blue, my language bar disappeared. I've tried pretty much everything short of formatting my PC. I'...
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How to use the left CMD key as colon/semicolon? [duplicate]

The colon/semicolon button doesn't work on my macbook pro because i spilled water on it. I don't ever use the left command key on my Macbook, how can I remap these keys? I have searched the web and ...
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Keyboard layout setting in DOSBox has no effect

DOSBox forces Czech keyboard on me for use in the console, which isn't even funny. I googled and found how manual advises to change layout: To switch to a different keyboard layout, either the ...
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windows 10 unremoveable language keyboard [duplicate]

I don't know how but suddenly a new language was added to my keyboard settings. The problem is that I can't remove it because it's not in the settings. I want only English and Hebrew, but somehow I ...
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Change key mapping for a single program in Linux?

Is there a way to change key mappings on Linux for just a single program? As in something like $ run-with-mappings mappings-file ./the-program-i-want-to-run
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Keyboard remapping with profiles

So I am looking for a program that functions a lot like XMBC which is a program that allows you to remap / simulate key presses with your mouse buttons. But I want to be able to remap key presses to ...
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QWERTY keyboard layouts with French characters?

I know about US International with dead keys that uses dead keys like ' ` ^ " before typing the letter with the diacritic. Are there other QWERTY layouts with all French diacritic characters (à, â, é,...
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Cedilla under C (ç) in 'US international with dead keys' keyboard layout in Linux

I prefer to use US international with dead keys keyboard layout in order to get Latin diacritics for characters like é, è, à, etc in Libreoffice in Linux Mint. On this layout characters like ´, `, ^, ...
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Troubleshooting or Reconfiguring control Key on Macbook Pro

I have a late 2012 Macbook Pro with a non-functioning command key. Pressing the key does not register any keyboard event in Atom, terminal or other program, and as I try to become more familiar with ...
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Keyboard layout

Somebody know what kind of layout this keyboard use? I tried at least 50 types and none works. Its a Asus EEE Pc Seashell Series. On the left have a sticker with italian things....
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How to stop press F7 when I press left arrow in mac keyboard

When I press left arrow, it press F7. How can I stop that? I want left arrow should move cursor to one character left and right arrow should move cursor to one character right. But instead of ...
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One key of the keyboard not working

I know the title seems like a trivial work, but it got bothering me for two days now. I got a unix machine, on which I have a windows 7 VM. One of the key of the keyboard stopped working two days ago ...
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Right Alt + Letter for Umlaut does not work

I used to be able to type an umlaut U (ü) under the English (United States) International Keyboard. To do so, I simply had to use the Right Alt key while pressing the letter u. This also worked for ö, ...
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Can't change language using Alt+Shift (but only when my language is set to Russian)

I have two languages on my Windows 8.1 computer: English and Russian. When I use Alt+Shift while the language is set to English, everything is working as it's supposed to; however, using this ...
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Notepad++ shortcuts don't work with custom keyboard

I use a custom dvorak keyboard layout that I made in the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator. It's basically Dvorak, but I have it mapped so that when I press ctrl, all the keys get remapped to their ...
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Can I dynamically switch key layout with karabiner?

For example, I'd like to switch 1 and 2 keys when caps lock is on. I'd like to actually switch esc key and ~ key in hhkb2 in some situations.
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HHKB, remap tilde?

I'm trying HHKB and I think I can get used to the keyboard except the tilde button. The button with ~ and backtick. I often use ~ to go to home directory. I mainly use backtick in stackoverflow ...
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Windows 10 input language stuck

I have one employee that has a problem switching her keyboard langage in Windows 10. The input language was set to 'Canadian Multilingual...' but for some reason, the keyboard layout changed to '...
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Why do I have two use 2 keyboard combination when I choose different keyboard layouts?

I have windows 10. I want to use English keyboard layout, but I want to use to very different types of Bulgarian keyboard. They have the absolutely the same letters, but they are located differently. ...
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Bind keyboard layout changes to key-press (combination) on Linux and/or Windows 10

I have recently come upon situations where it would be useful to quickly switch between different keyboard mappings. For example, sometimes I talk to my Danish friend and would like quick access to ...
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Linux X260 special keys

I am attempting to make use of my f4, f7-f12 special keys, but am unable to find event/key codes for them. I do have thinkpad_acpi, and am able to use f1-f3, f5-f6. Do people have suggestions no how I ...
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How can I transfer a custom keyboard layout from one computer to another?

I use two languages regularly (English and Bengali) and I have a custom keyboard layout to type Bengali which a friend made for me, (on my Windows 7 machine). I have just gotten a new computer (...
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Windows 8 Keyboard Remapping

I downloaded and ran "Mapkeyboard", a utility that allows you to remap keys on the keyboard. The program seems to be working OK. But now I want to remap the apostrophe character (') so that it means ...
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Keys all switched on keyboard

My friend/enemy switched the keys on my keyboard as an April fool's joke. When I press Y, Z appears on the screen. Some keys work like b, x, g, i, d, and a few more. Also, when I press ctrl, it ...
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Reassign specific keys on keyboard layout

I have recently acquired a new Macbook and was able to get it running with the Swiss keyboard layout. While its pretty similar to the one on Windows there are a few exceptions. Most of them don't ...
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Sync remote desktop and local system keyboard layout

For context, I need to type in two languages with different keyboard layouts. When using a remote desktop, I would like the remote system to use what ever layout is currently active on my own system, ...
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How can I stop Windows (7) changing keyboard layouts all the time?

I use EN/English (United Kingdom) most of the time, but occasionally need to switch to DA/Danish to write the 3 extra vowels Æ/Ø/Å or to write vowels with "umläüts" for German or other Scandinavian ...
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Different language for user interface and keyboard on Windows 10

On Windows 7 I used to have the display language in English and my native language as keyboard layout. This was very easy to configure, as user interface language and keyboard layout were completely ...
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Smartphone-style keyboard on Windows?

I very much like the way Smartphone keyboards work. Pressing, a tangent for example, 'A' gives me the different variations/alternatives to 'A': Is there something very similar to use on a Windows (...