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

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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 ...
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Laptop with german layout and USB keyboard with US layout - use both layouts at the same time possible without switching?

I have a laptop with a german keyboard layout. In work, I often have to do with programs designed for US layout and therefore I use a USB keyboard with US layout. Is there a way to designate the ...
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How to remap combinations of keys including the windows key?

To avoid the XY problem, I'll explain my problem and then the problem I have with my attempted solutions: Problem I have a windows laptop (hp elitebook), and I use my wireless bluetooth mac keyboard ...
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Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator, buggy mapping on right alt

I have created a keyboard layout in the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator tool. It is based on US layout, the only changes I've made include: mapped from mapped to alt(right)+[ ...
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Map a key combination to get the CAPS LOCK behavior on Windows 10

I want to perform two key mappings that are nonstandard: Caps Lock key will become another CTRL key. Some combination of keys (ideally, Shift CapsLock) will still be able to do the job normally ...
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Issue with Switching Input languages with Japanese IME on Windows 7

I've set up windows to select my standard Keyboard Layout when I press CTRL + SHIFT + 1 While I use around 5 languages I've usually never had the need to change Layout settings with one exception: ...
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Why does 'US keyboard' keep adding itself to keyboard layout list?

I use Windows 10. I have two keyboard layouts configured: 'United Kingdom' and 'United Kingdom - Colemak'. However sometimes (often after playing fullscreen games) 'US keyboard' will add itself to ...
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MSWord 2007 Custom Layout keys

I am using a Lenovo T61 laptop that works fine with German IBM language. As I am a French Canadian user, I used Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator to create a Custom Keyboard Layout and install it ...
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How to choose a default keyboard layout when one language uses two keyboard layouts?

Under Windows 10, I have an English (United States) language set as default, but there are two keyboard layouts underneath it: US and Serbian (Latin). I actually need both layouts: my laptop has a ...
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Layout switching in Fedora 23 Cinnamon OnKeyUp

On my system I use Shift+Ctrl to switch layout. But it "catches" my shortcut OnKeyDown event, and if I want use Shift+Ctrl+T in Terminal (to open a new tab) – it switches layout and sends to terminal ...
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How to turn off focus searchbar shortcut in Firefox

Question is in the title, but here's some background info: I use a custom version of the Dvorak layout on a Windows 10 machine. This is the layout I use (the internals of a .klc file) My Layout (on ...
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QWERTZ unknown keyboard layout on HP EliteBook

I bought a HP Elitebook 8460p second hand and it is provided with a QWERTZ layout, but the special characters look more like a US layout. It is definitely not German layout. I took a picture of it ...
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How to have correct keyboard layout in XMing?

In Windows, I have the following symbols entering on the upper row of keyboard, if switched to Russian and pressed shift: Ё!"№;%:?*()_+ The same appears in Putty. But if I press the same keys in ...
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Win 8.1 Enterprise - Input method, keyboard layout

let me be short. I am on the above OS and would like to know if setting a different keyboard input affects only me or everyone who will use the PC. As in, is it a user or machine setting? To ...
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Any software to change the keyboard layout switching behaviour in Windows? [duplicate]

To clarify: I know there's a lot of different software that alters the key bindings or even swaps between common layout pairs automatically. Perhaps there's too much because finding something I need ...
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Russian keyboard layout on French keyboard (debian 8.3)

I have laptop Lenovo Z51-70 with french keyboard (keys and their position, because french keyboard have little differ keys combination). To use correctly "classic" qwerty-english layout i use "mac ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 resets xkb settings on layout switch

I want to swap my CTRL and ALT. To do that I've done the following: setxkbmap -print | xkbcomp -xkb -o original.xkb - then swapped lctrl and lalt codes and executed xkbcomp swap-ctrl-alt.xkb :0 ...
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Switching alt key for command key - logitech k750 on (os x 10.11.3)

I'm just trying to set mac layout on my logitech k750 keyboard so alt works as command key and (windows) command key works as alt key. I tried to use "Preferences > Keyboard > Modifier keys > ...
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Pinyin input and keyboard layout shortcuts

I have a few keyboard layouts in my Windows 10 Enterprise. I have assigned some of them direct shortcuts, for example Left Alt + Shift + 1 switches to Russian and Left Alt + Shift + 3 switches to ...
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Keyboard and locale

I am looking to buy a new keyboard, but most of the ones I am liking are not available the layout I use. If, say, I use the proper locale on my computer, does the keyboard layout matter then or not? ...
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Also Accent Mark is where on Keyboard [duplicate]

How to, On a Dell keyboard, make a upside down question Mark. Have tried nothing. Looking @ keyboard. Seems a Hobby for a Hobfessional.
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Remap f keys for chromebook running linux

I installed arch Linux on my Chromebook and I'm using LXDE. I looked into re-mapping the search key/caps lock key to the super/windows key and was able to do that with "setxkbmap -option caps:super" ...
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How to assign new key on keyboard

s,d and g keys do not work on my keyboard. I would like to assign these keys to key combinations of other keys. For example pressing x key two times pretends like s key. Is there any software or ...
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How to get exactly the same keyboard layout in Windows as in OSX?

I am using osx on my MacBook Pro but for different reasons I do also have to use Windows 10 to make some programming now and then. I would like to use exactly the same keyboard layout in Windows and I ...
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Macbook Pro keys < and § mixed up on LMDE2

When I open up Control Panel -> Keyboard -> Layout and click Show... the two keys left from '1' and left from 'z' are mixed up. This happens both on my Macbook Pro (mid-2012) keyboard and my external ...
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How to use altgr-intl in KDE?

I'm using KDE 4.13.3 (on a Ubuntu 14.04) and I'd like to use the altgr-intl keyboard variant so that I can e.g. type AltGr+Shift+6, then e to obtain ê. Seemingly-relevant layouts displayed via System ...
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Add a new speech recognition profile but do not add a keyboard layout

I am developing an Universal Windows 10 application that depends on voice recognition on multiple languages. So I added (for an example) the German and the French Language on my windows using the ...
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Windows 10: only 1 keyboard language but keyboard layout keeps changing

How is it possible I have only one keyboard layuout but Windows 10 keeps changing my layout to US? I am not sure when it happens exactly but it does few times a day and makes me crazy. I have ...
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KDE changes keyboard layout on shortcuts

I ran into a strange anomaly with KDE 4.14.3 (Gentoo Linux) on my college's workstation. He had two keyboard layout: hu qwertz and us qwerty, and the hu qwertz was the active layout. When He typed a ...
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Can't enter the password

I have a password in English in Fedora GNOME. There is no correct keyboard input method on the login screen. I tried booting with runlevel 3 to hop onto runlevel 5, but the session finishes in order. ...
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; key not working on alternate keyboard mappings with Windows 7

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7. For several years I have been using Windows' built-in alternate input languages (i.e. the "language bar") which have different key mappings; for ...
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Is it possible to change the FN key on my keyboard?

I use a Macbook Pro at work, but am using a PC laptop running Ubuntu at home and I have a hard time getting my hands to remember that the FN,CTRL,Alt(option), and super(command) keys are in different ...
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Layout for russian keyboard is changed with the latest update

I've recently received an update for my osx. The version I'm running now is OS X EL Capitan Version 10.11.2 For some reason all symbols in russian layout were rearranged with this update(I mean ...