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

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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 specify,...
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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 dots,...
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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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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

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, latino-american,...
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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, ...