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

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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 ...
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Cannot use Awesome with mouse when changing keyboard layout using KDE

I am using Awesome as my desktop environment. I want to use the KDE4 keyboard service to switch between layouts. I followed the Awesome wiki and got the keyboard indicator which shows the current ...
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Matching keyboard layout for Thinkpad W520 in SUSE?

I am trying to use a SUSE installation from my ThinkPad W520. However I am having a very hard time finding a matching keyboard layout. I have a German QWERTZ layout as you can see in the following ...
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How to use KaGaPa Phonetics input method in Windows?

I frequently use KaGaPa phonetics layout input method in Linux. But I unable to use it in Windows operating system. How can I use KaGaPa in Windows same like as Linux.Here I can't find KaGaPa ...
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KDE keyboard switcher not always appearing

The KDE keyboard switcher applet keeps randomly disappearing after I upgraded to Fedora 23. Yesterday I fixed this problem by rebooting, I think. But now rebooting does not help. However, if I start ...
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Typing < and > characters with ANSI keyboard lacking the key these characters are located on

Many keyboard layouts in Europe are based on the ISO keyboard layout which looks like this. In my language the <, > are located on the key next to left shift like this: The problem is that ...
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Hiding the keyboard layout while keeping the language as default one

I have my display language set in English, with English (US), Japanese and Russian keyboard layouts. I could input English using Japanese layout, so I want to hide English (US) one. Is there any way ...
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How can I have both qwerty and azerty keyboards on same computer same time?

I have both an azerty and a qwerty keyboards on my computer. The azerty keyboard (FRA) is a real keyboard. The qwerty keyboard (ENG) is a magnetic track card reader recognized as a keyboard. My ...
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Left Alt key puts computer to sleep, Left Ctrl key doesn't work

I've tried everything from plugging the computer into another port, checking Ease Of Access settings, the works. Different keyboards don't seem to work either. Yes, I've used the On Screen Keyboard, ...
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How can I set up my computer to convert ae to æ, oe to œ and !? to ‽ on the fly?

I understand some languages do something like this where several words/letters are combined automatically as they are typed, eg Arabic. I also know you can create your own keyboard language layouts ...
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How to change default keyboard for another user

At my work we have 150+ workstations using Windows 7. The default keyboard on the computers is set to German. Soon there will be a new character - scanned on these workstations that the German ...
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Custom keyboard layout ignored by some applications

I have installed a custom keyboard layout to my computer (Windows 7) using the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator. It is simply an extension of the standard French keyboard layout (AZERTY), where I ...
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How do I switch between languages like I do on Mac on Windows 10?

OS X has this really nice feature when you have 3+ keyboard input sources (languages) and press CMD + SPACE you switch between only two of them. If you want to switch to another (third) language you ...
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UKX keyboard won't type ä ö ü etc

In Windows 7, you could type e.g. ö by typing Alt Gr2, O Today in Windows 10 Pro (1511) I tried to write "coördinates" and instead it wrote coordinates My keyboard layout is ENG UKX, also called ...
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How to enable left control button on Windows 8.1?

I have a problem with my keyboard: when I enable Hyper-V in my device, the left Ctrl button stops working, and when I disable this feature again, I have the same problem.  How can I fix this?
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Windows 10 - Add Croatian keyboard layout with English language

I'd like to use English as my default language (since this seems to affect the language of some apps), but I want my default keyboard layout to be Croatian. However, the only way I seem to be able to ...
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About Keyboard Language support for Malayalam in Windows 10

For those don't know about Malayalam or Kerala ; Malayalam is the language spoken in Kerala, which is a state in India. My question is about Malayalam Keyboard layout in Windows 10. I am currently ...
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Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm [closed]

I am writing a document alternating betweeen arabic and latin script, which is driving me crazy. I have tried to learn the Unicode Bidi algorithm but unfortunately, even after weeks of trying, I ...
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Tilde/Backtick button not working on Windows 10

I've recently upgraded to Window 10, and ever since then my backtick is not working. It's a keyboard with a US layout, and in my language settings this seems to be properly set up. When I switch to ...
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Disable Win+Space keyboad-layout switch in Windows 10

When I have multiple keyboard layouts enabled, Windows 10 seems to switch between them randomly (similar to what's described here). I suspect I am accidentally pressing Win+Space, so I'd like to ...
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Using a Spanish layout keyboard combinations on a remote computer when the local one has a diferent one

I have the following problem. I have to use Visual Studio connecting remotely to a development computer from a thin client. On the client I don't have permission to change the keyboard from UK layout ...
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One Windows 10, how can I have English input from my left keyboard and Hungarian input from my right keyboard?

I'm working at an IT company in Budapest where we do a LOT of pair programming. While I'm American with 30 years of muscle memory dictating where the characters aught to be on my keyboard, I always ...
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Language in which a character has been typed

I do not know how to find the information concerning the language in which a unicode character has been typed/entered in a document. This issue is related to the fact that one can use the option Find ...
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Shortcuts: Microsoft Word versus Custom Keyborad Layout

Using the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4, I've created a custom keyboard layout which has Arabic (Saudi Arabia) as its language. image1 As you can see, I've assigned some shortcuts to the ...
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Which keyboard layout should I choose?

I'm using Windows 7 ultimate, my laptop keyboard is shown in the image below I didn't find an adequate layout keyboard that fits my physical one, I've tried the spanish traditional, ...
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Keyboard layout shortcuts prevalence

I've created a keyboard layout using the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator, and I need the shorcuts (By "shortcut" I mean the combinations used to get Unicode characters, such as pressing to get the ...
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MKLC : Error 2020 (..\.\tmpCHAR.txt, line 73): VK_OEM_PLUS (bb) found at scancode 1b and 0d

I've created a layout using Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator, but when trying to build dll and setup package it fails, so I get the following message repeted four times: Error 2020 (...\tmpCHAR.txt, ...
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Can't send special keys to TeamViewer on Linux

I connect to a Ubuntu machine (Ubuntu Gnome 14.04) from any Windows machine (10 in this case) and the following keys don't work: Windows key gets re-mapped to alt key Shift key does nothing Caps ...
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How do I apply the “numpad:microsoft” xkb option using KDE plasma?

I've just had KDE Plasma installed, and I want to enable the numpad:microsoft keyboard layout option. But - I don't see something like it in the keyboard configuration dialogs. Where is it? Also, ...
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Settings Menu is cut off from screen

I use a lot of language layouts on my computer, and its gotten to the point where I cannot add any more because the add keyboard layout screen in the Ubuntu settings goes off the screen so I can't ...
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Swapping CTRL-CAPS on Windows 10

I've been able to remap CTRL-CAPS on previous versions of Windows (XP and 7) by using this tutorial. Perhaps the scancodes are different for Windows 10. I'm not sure. Whatever the reason, this method ...
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German Word 2010 with English UI and US English Keyboard – some hotkeys do not work

System In my office I am working at a computer with a German version of Windows 7 and a German Office 2010 suite. The Windows system language has been changed to English. The Office applications ...
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How to Logically Swap Fn and CTRL keys in Lenovo E40-80 i5 Laptop?

How to Logically Swap Fn and CTRL keys in Lenovo E40-80 i5 Laptop? As Physical swap is not possible due to key size difference. I have tried the possible methods like looking at BIOS, as suggested by ...
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How do I create a customized keyboard layout for Linux?

I want to use the en_US.ISO-8859-1 keyboard layout, but with with the german umlaute ä, ü & ö without using Alt code. For example Ctrl+Alt+a = ä. So, I want to create a new one by changing an ...
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Barcode scanner works only with English layout

I bought a barcode scanner, but when I use any national keyboard layout (language) I get only letters instead of numbers. In English layout it is working normally (=I get numbers). Is there any way ...
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Keyboard layout switching key combinations

Currently my keyboard layout switches sometimes between Querty and Azerty Period. But I don't know which key combination initiates the switching. I disabled all short keys as can be seen in the image ...