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How can I re-map these keys?

I am re-mapping the Qwerty layout to Dvorak using AHK because I can't install custom keyboard layouts on this computer. Most of my remapping just follows a simple pattern, and this works well: ...
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How can I install a keyboard layout on a locked-down workstation?

I want to use the Dvorak keyboard layout at work (I already do at home) but I often need umlauts so the built-in US Dvorak isn't enough, and punching in the umlauts' Alt-codes gets tedious really ...
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Can't use QWERTY layout after make IBus work with Dvorak layout after reboot

To keep my Input Method (Bogo or Unikey) of IBus working with Dvorak keyboard layout after reboot, I use sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration to set keyboard as Dvorak, and go to tab Advance ...
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DVORAK EN-GB layout on a german laptop keyboard?

Would it be possible to use a dvorak keyboard layout with UK punctuation on a german laptop keyboard? I'm planning to buy a new Dell laptop but they won't sell me one with a UK English keyboard. I've ...
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How do I get DVORAK keyboard layout on Windows 8?

There is no such layout by default and I have tried getting the one available here (http://www.kaufmann.no/roland/dvorak/) and it doesn't work with Windows 8. So is there any way I get the DVORAK ...
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How can I easily toggle between Dvorak and Qwerty keyboard layouts from a Linux system console?

I switch between Dvorak and Qwerty keyboard layouts, and frequently find myself with mismatched layouts on my host operating system and a Linux virtual machine. How can I easily switch the layout ...
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Automatically default back to QWERTY keyboard layout to prevent irritation to other team members?

Is there an existing script or software out there that can be run on login or logout to remove the DVORAK keyboard layout and revert to the QWERTY keyboard? I use the DVORAK keyboard layout, and I ...
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Using keyboard specific keyboard-layouts in OS X

I use a Kinesis Advantage with my MacBook Pro. While I use the dvorak layout when using the MBP's built-in keyboard the Kinesis has its own internal dvorak mode which assumes the host computer is ...
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Keyboard Layout Creation in Ubuntu 12.04

Main question: how to make custom key mappings / keyboard layouts in Ubuntu 12.04 In English I type in Dvorak. I need to type Hebrew sometimes so in Windows7 I made a custom layout Hebrew-phonetic ...
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Are there any keyboards available with a physical qwerty-dvorak switch?

I'm looking for a keyboard, (preferably mechanical) that I can use at work that has a physical switch that switches between Dvorak and qwerty. I've been told that these exist but I'm having a ...
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Use Dvorak layout on Windows XP

I use computers where I don't have access to the control panel to add/change keyboard layouts, but would like to use the Dvorak layout on these computers. Is there some software that will remap the ...
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1answer
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Is there a really fast way to switch between QWERTY and Dvorak?

What is the fastest way to switch between QWERTY and Dvorak on a Windows 7 Pro machine, by say, a key combination?
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Windows says Dvorak is the default keyboard layout, but all new windows use QWERTY

Thanks to the help I received in this thread, I was able to get Windows to default to the Dvorak keyboard layout for all new documents/windows. There's just one catch. I have to re-set it every time ...
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1answer
521 views

ctrl + key in terminal always uses standard keymap

I am on Ubuntu 10.4. My standard keyboard is QWERTZ, but I usually use the Dvorak layout. When I type inside the GNOME terminal, the layout is the one I set in keyboard preferences (e.g. Dvorak). ...
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Change input language system wide in Windows 7 [duplicate]

I really like how Mac OS X toggles the input language system wide. Is there a similar feature in Windows 7? It is very annoying when I have to toggle for each application, especially when someone is ...
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Two keyboards - one qwerty one dvorak. Can windows use both simultaneously?

Similar to this question: Is it possible to use multi keyboards with multi keyboard layouts simultaneously? - I have two keyboards plugged in simultaneously. Both are querty keyboards, but I've ...
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Apps crashing with EXC_BAD_ACCESS when changing to a custom keyboard layout

I have a custom layout installed (svdvorak_mac6.keylayout). After a reboot another keyboard layout was selected, so I selected my usual one instead. This lead to a lot of apps suddenly starting to ...
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Using a custom keyboard layout without being administrator in Windows

I am used to typing in the "Programmer Dvorak" keyboard layout. To be able to install it, you need administrative rights, making it impossible for me to use it at school. My school runs an ...
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1answer
558 views

unmapping in Vim

I am in the habit of using both querty and dvorak keyboard mappings on my computer, and would like to make a function in vim, that remaps h to d, j to h, k to t, and l to n. I would also like a ...
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1answer
588 views

How to get a Danish or German Dvorak layout in Windows?

Does an international Dvorak layout for Windows already exist? Update: I'm looking for a Dvorak layout that is essentially the original US Dvorak layout but with international characters added ...
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Programmer Dvorak on Mac OS X

I have recently learned that there is a modified version of the Dvorak keyboard layout called 'Programmer Dvorak'. It is not in the list of choices on Mac OS X. Is it possible to install it?
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I wrote a new X11 keyboard layout file, how do I get my system to recognize it?

I like to configure my keys my way, so I wrote a keyboard symbols file and I put it in `/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/cat` I use it by running setxkbmap cat -variant dvorak (and it works), but it ...
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One handed Dvorak on Linux/X11

I can change to standard dvorak by running setxkbmap dvorak, how do I change to right handed Dvorak, is there a new keymap I need to download?
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Change keyboard layout while entering start-up password

I installed Windows 7 with the QWERTY keyboard layout, but have recently started using DVORAK layout so I changed it from Control Panel -> Regional and Language Settings and it set DVORAK to default ...
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3answers
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Changing keyboard layout to Dvorak in Ubuntu-server

I want to set my keyboard layout to Dvorak. How do I do that exactly?
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1answer
503 views

Dvorak Setting on Mac OS X 10.5.8 for Right Hand or Left Hand only

I use Macbook Pro 13", Mac OS X 10.5.8, and I mostly only use the keyboard on my mac. There are only two Dvorak Settings. I only use standard Dvorak so far. How can I enable Dvorak for right hand or ...
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Uninstalling the default US-Qwerty keyboard layout off Windows 7

Following this question I'd like to try and completely remove the Qwerty layout. However, the default tool that comes with Windows won't allow such change. I wonder if there is a lower-level way to ...
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Typing Japanese on Windows Vista with Dvorak

I'm using Windows Vista, and I type English with the Dvorak keyboard layout, and I want to be able to type Japanese text that way, too. I've figured out how to set it up to let me type Japanese here, ...
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Is there a way to use Dvorak keyboard layout, but with command keys mapped to qwerty?

I tried to learn Dvorak keyboard layout a few years ago, and got reasonably good at it, but I couldn't get past the fact that command-key shortcuts were no longer in the right place. In particular, ...