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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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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 ...
3
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1answer
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Mac OS X change of modifier keys depending on current application

I would like to swap the control key with the command key, but only while in a given application. I saw this but it works globally. This seems also to work on a global level, although I am not as ...
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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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Snow Leopard keyboard mapping problem

I've got a very weird problem, the mapping of my keyboard changed by itself to some weird layout like The caps lock light is on for lower case and off for upper case, All the keys are shuffled. For ...
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1answer
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How do I fix my dead keys in Snow Leopard?

My problem is whenever I type quotes on Snow Leopard 10.6.4, it waits for the next character typed, and turns it into another character instead of just typing quotes. example: [shift] + " a results ...
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How do I make Mac OS X remember “Modifier Keys” remappings for my external keyboard?

(to be clear, I know there are similar questions such as "How can I remap windows and alt keys in OS X?" - I'm not asking that. I can make the changes I want, they just get reset every time I unplug ...
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1answer
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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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Application-specific default keyboard layout in Mac OS X

I know how to change the keyboard layout in general, but I want certain applications to always open with a specific layout, not the same for all of them. For example, I'd like Firefox to open with a ...
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3answers
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Switch the keys caps lock and shift

Is there a way to switch the shift key with the capslock key? I have a problem with the shift keys, and I would like to use the caps lock keys, instead of the left shift key. Mac OS X settings allow ...
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3answers
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How to stop OS X from switching input method (keyboard layout) automatically?

After using the wireless keyboard that comes with the iMac, I have switched to a MS Ergo Natural 4000 one. Surprisingly I had to install extra software as OS X could not work out which keyboard I had. ...
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Can't Type Tilde character in Mac OS X

Hi this is a new problem that I did not have a few weeks ago. I have a Logitech Illuminated Keyboard running on Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). The problem is that I cannot type a tilde. Instead when ...