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What is the keyboard shortcut to go to inbox in outlook mac 2011

What is the keyboard shortcut to go to Inbox folder in Outlook 2011 on Mac? Or if the current focus is on some email in the email list how to switch focus to side panel which lists folders? And ...
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How to press cmd-\ on german keyboard layout

I'm using a german keyboard layout and wan't to use the cmd-\shortcut but I'm not sure how to press \ as it is written by pressing shift + alt + 7. The same question goes for alt-cmd-[. Thanks
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Unable to correctly type the firmware password on my MacBook Pro

I made the mistake of setting the firmware password on my MacBook Pro, unaware that when I have to enter the password, e.g. when booting in recovery mode, the keyboard mapping is default US. When I ...
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1answer
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Strange symbols in password when installing Win7 => lost password

I think I'm victim of a rather curious mistake. I installed Windows 7 through BootCamp, chose a password with some symbols (like #€<&, etc). What I didn't realize was that the keyboard layout ...
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Custom keyboard layout in sandboxed app?

I have a TN2056 Installable Keyboard Layout that I’ve placed in ~/Library/Keyboard Layouts. It is the default keyboard layout, and is used by all apps. But now with the new version of OmniGraffle ...
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Is there any STANDARD U.S.-compatible keyboard layout for typing extended Latin?

I am getting REALLY tired of adjusting my typing habit when needing to type characters such as ø, å and æ to name a few, after switching from Mac OSX to Windows to Mac OSX, which I unfortunately have ...
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How to get a french Mac keyboard layout on Windows?

I have a personal Mac that I'm used to, however at work I have to use a Windows 7 laptop. I'd like to change the layout on the Windows laptop so that it uses the Mac layout. The worst thing is the ...
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Shift and other random keys not working on external keyboard in Mac OS X 10.6.8

I've been using a Microsoft-made external (ergonomic/split) keyboard, connected via USB, to my Mac laptop without a problem for years. My OS is 10.6.8. Out of the blue, random keys stopped working on ...
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1answer
683 views

How to Remap the Raspbian “Wheezy” Keyboard

I am having a strange problem. I just finished setting up my wonderful Raspberry PI, and it works great... except for the fact that it is not compatible with my Mac OSX Keyboard NOTE: I have the ...
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Two physical keyboards on Mac

I am working as a software developer in a non-english environment and I often need to switch keyboard layouts between "US English" (programming) and "Estonian" (general social interaction and ...
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214 views

How to use your keyboard layout on Parallels Desktop? (This is the third time I ask)

I have made a custom keyboard layout using Ukelele. Using Parallels desktop is a pain since them because the keys are different from what I'm used to. How do I use that keyboard layout on Parallels?
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What is the ` key on a Mac keyboard?

I was a bit annoyed that Cmd-Tab, in Mac OS, cycled between applications, not windows, on Macs, and I was looking for a way to do this with windows instead. For example, if I have 2 Finder windows and ...
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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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1answer
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Alt-Gr on PC keyboard is mapped to Command; can I map it to Alt?

I have just installed a PC keyboard on my Mac Mini, everything is looking good, I swapped the keys Alt and Windows so that it's more natural for a Mac keyboard but I just can't get used to Alt Gr. I ...
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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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1answer
353 views

Mimicing Mac-style command/alt/control keys in Linux

I absolutely love that Mac separates the command key from the control key, allowing OS shortcuts and text shortcuts to co-exist. It's incredibly useful, especially because it allows emacs shortcuts ...
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How to make a tilde on a spanish keyboard set to English?

That's right. I bought a Spanish computer, and set it to English. And I can't find the tilde. This is Mac OS X
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Dead key sequence for quotes works oddly in Eclipse in MacOS X

I'm using an US-International Keyboard in MacOS. The normal behavior for dead keys in every application is, for example, if I press the key sequence ', it understands that the comma doesn't carry ...
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Keyboard layout configuration in MAC OSX is being very buggy

I'm using an apple keyboard (not sure which country it's supposed to be, but the `/~ key is next to the shift key). I'm experiencing a number of problems, which I think are related Pressing the `/~ ...
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1answer
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What is the different between enter and return key in Mac 128K?

I saw the Mac 128K, and see that keyboard have return key and enter key. In the model mac only remain the return key. What is the different between these two keys in the old system? Thanks.
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1answer
365 views

Insert a character with multiple accents on an extended Mac keyboard layout

I can't seem to figure out how to apply both an Umlaut (¨) and the Grave (`) to the the letter 'u'. I'll type one, then the other, then the letter, but only the latter accent is applied, with the ...
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1answer
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Wrong keyboard layout for login screen

On my Mac mini with Snow Leopard installed, I have a swiss german bluetooth keyboard. This works as expected. However on the login screen the keyboard layout seams to be switched to US. The keyboard ...
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1answer
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Mac does not remember Windows keyboard settings when reconnecting [closed]

I'm using a Mac (OS X) in clamshell mode with a Windows USB keyboard attached. A known issue is that the alt and command keys are swapped on the Windows keyboard. Namely, by default, the Windows key ...
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Mouse/Touchpad not working in Mac OS X Lion Pre-Boot Authentication (PBA) with File Vault 2

I set up File Vault 2 in Mac OS X Lion with Pre-Boot Authentication (PBA). In PBA-login my USB-keyboard is working, while using a wrong keyboard layout. I can neither use my magic touchpad nor an ...
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1answer
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“<” and “§” keys mixed up in OS X

I'm using a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 (SWE) in OS X and have a problem. My "§" and "<" key have changed position which is extremely annoying.
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Remapping right command key to right alt in Mac

For my keyboard layout, I've grown used to having they key right next to my space be Alt-Car (right). Now that I'm on a Mac keyboard, it's Command. Is there any way to map only the right command key ...
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Mac: How do I remap the context menu key on my keyboard to the command key?

I just got tho TRON gaming keyboard from razer. It's great: super sturdy and stuff.... But there is no command button on the right side... which is an issue for me, being a DVorak user, all of my ...
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1answer
633 views

Could I use Ubuntu/Linux keyboard layout in Mac OS X with a PC keyboard?

I'm a used Ubuntu user on a pc, and I like the french keyboard layout because it allows me to type accentued characters easily. I found a win-fr keyboard layout but it's much like windows and not so ...
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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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Remapping windows and alt keys on Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite under Mac OS X Snow Leopard

I am trying to swap the function of the windows (command) and alt (option) keys on my Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite under Snow Leopard. I tried changing the mapping under System Preferences -> ...
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What is the “Apple” key and what key is it that is depicted as part of an upper case X?

I read in some answers about using the "Apple" + "Space bar" keys. Which is the "Apple" key? Also, I see in my Mac OS X Safari menu bar that to open the download window I can use a 3 key ...
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How do I get the same key-bindings in vmware windows as I have on my MAC

I have a macbook-pro with a swedish keyboard. To to get the curly brace '{' I press alt(=option)+shift+8, but to get the same character when I run vmware/windows I should press alt+7. Oviously, I ...
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Map Caps Lock to change keyboard layout in Mac OS X

I found System Preferences → Keyboard → Modifier Keys menu, but I can map other modifier key to it, not a keyboard shortcut.
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admin can't view non admin user's folder in osx

I'm trying to add a new keyboard layout for a non admin user on my mac. I had thought that the keyboard layout would be applied for all users when I added it to mine but alas no. I cannot get into ...
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Customize Mac OS X Keyboard Layout

I need to know if there is a way to remap certain characters to certain other keys in Mac OSX (by modifying a file or something). I want to try out TextMate, but whenever I press Control + Alt + , ...
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1answer
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How to get PC keybindings on the Mac

I use a PC for most of the day and Mac at home occasionally. Having to switch between 2 keyboard layouts is a massive brain adjustment. Is there a way to at least to make Ctrl+Arrow act on a Mac ...
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1answer
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Remapping of keys in Mac OS X

My MBP comes with a Turkish keyboard but I'm using US layout. However, the key just under ESC gives § instead of ` (back-quote) which I frequently use. I need to remap this key but I couldn't find ...
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Can I map the Windows context menu key to Option on OSX?

104-key Windows keyboards have this key with a sort of context-menu icon on it, which on Windows simulates a right-mouse-button-press. I'd like to make it act as a right-hand-site 'Option' key ...
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3answers
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Remapping Keys for the Mac

I have a windows keyboard im using with my mac (Leopard), and i want to swap some keys (mainly the "Ctrl", "Alt", and "Windows" keys). What program can i use?
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How do you map a Mac keyboard to PC layout?

Say I have a Mac keyboard and want to use it on a PC. Some of the keys aren't quite right. How do I map them correctly?