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

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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, ...
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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 ...
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Custom language for Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator (MSKLC)

I'm trying to make a custom keyboard for my native language using Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator (MSKLC). My native language is Khasi (iso-369-2 kha, iso-369-3 kha) and it is an unsupported ...
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Windows 7 zero key won't work [duplicate]

I'm having this really weird issue that I thought I might ask about. On one of my computers the zero key will not work. The zero key on the number pad works just fine, the right parenthesis works ...
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How can I change a comma to period on a numerical keyboard on Windows 10?

How can I change a comma to a period on numerical keyboard on Windows 10 without changing the input language? When I used Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator the keyboard created wasn’t shown in ...
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Can't install Georgian QWERTY keyboard on Ubuntu

can you help me to install Georgian language qwerty keyboard layout. I have xubuntu 14
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Would using a non-standard keyboard layout cause problems on different computers?

I am going to start to touch type and I want to start on the "right" layout. However, a major concern of mine is that I might have to use other computers from time to time. To elaborate: There are ...
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How to change caps lock key to backspace? [duplicate]

I use Windows 10. How can I change the caps lock key to do backspace?
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Can I map CAPSLOCK to AltGr with AutoHotkey?

I am running Windows 7 and would like to use the CAPSLOCK key as Alt Gr, because I don't use it anyway and shortcuts like Alt Gr + 7 ({on the German keyboard) hurt the fingers. I tried the following ...
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Use of Input Language in Windows

What is the use of Input Language in Windows, except for a way to organize keyboard layouts? I suspects Windows sometimes detect language, so it iss a way to automatically change keyboard according ...
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How to set default keyboard layout for GDM 3.16?

I have two keyboard layout (Colemak and Qwerty). When I have logged into my Gnome session my keyboard layout is set to Colemak automatically. But for some reason I can't change the default GDM ...
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Windows 8 - keyboard layout (input language) removes itself for unknown reason

Since a few weeks now, without any actions on my side, one of my three active input languages (keyboard layouts for German, English and Czech, in that order) somehow mysteriously removes itself ...
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AutoHotkey (EU keyboard): how to remap LCtrl while keeping AltGr

I searched past questions, but I haven't found a solution to switch LAlt with LCtrl (or CapsLock with LCtrl) while preserving completely AltGr, that corresponds to Ctrl+Alt (or maybe LCtrl+RAlt?). ...
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How to get around small cursor keys? [closed]

I am going to buy a new laptop. But I use the Pg Up, Pg Down, Home and End keys very frequently and there are two major problems for me: Nearly no model contains Pg Up, Pg Down, Home and End keys. ...
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Does using Fn key frequently cause RSI? [closed]

My old laptop's keyboard: My new laptop's keyboard: As you can see, the main difference is the lack of Home, End, Pg Up and Pg Down keys on the new keyboard. Instead, one can use them by holding ...
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Keyboard language keeps changing in Windows 10

So I recently did a clean install of Windows 10 English. I configured it to have English UI language but Norwegian keyboard. I have several problems with that setup The keyboard language keeps ...
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external keyboard to behave in OSX as it would do in Windows

I'm struggling to configure under OSX Yosemite a Logitech K270 wireless keyboard to behave the same as it would do under Windows. The keyboard is paired to a mid 2015 15" MacBook Pro. What I ...
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How to use colemak keyboard layout in Dosbox?

I configured Windows to use the Colemak keyboard layout. This works fine in all apps—except Dosbox, which reverts to Qwerty. How can I get Dosbox to respect the keyboard layout I chose in Windows ...
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How, in Windows 10, do I have two keyboards each of which automatically uses a separate input language?

I have to write code on a daily basis, and I prefer to do so with the standard American keyboard layout which I have used my entire life. At the same time, I find myself needing to type in German ...
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Use a keyboard as a chorded keyboard (Possibly using Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator?)

I would like to use my keyboard as a chorded keyboard. Does anyone know of a way I can do this? I tried using Microsoft's Keyboard Layout Creator but I cannot figure out how to edit the file (or use ...
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How to remap keyboard function keys to be reached directly?

Today most keyboards have function keys (F1, F2, …, F1) are mapped on the keys to be reached with the simultaneous fn/kbd> key. As a developer, I use much more frequently function keys than other ...
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Why does Mac UK keyboard have a § key? [closed]

I got my hands on Mac with UK keyboard. I noticed that backtick key ` which is, in Mac US keyboard, present with the number row is replaced by a § key. The UK keyboard is on the top and the US ...
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How to use shortcuts with the AZERTY keyboard input within PyCharm?

I am using PyCharm Community 4.5.3 with Gnome / Fedora 21. I can easily switch from en (US English) to fr (French) keyboard layout by using a dropdown switch menu on the top right corner of the ...
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Change order of keyboard layouts

On Windows 7 we had the option of changing the order of keyboard layouts, so I could have my preferred layout as first to have it be the default at startup. On Windows 10 I can’t find that option ...
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VMware Workstation's “Edit/Paste” uses the wrong keyboard layout

I'm using VMware workstation on Windows 8.1 to run a Debian machine. Since I have an French keyboard, I've changed the layout in the guest to azerty: sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration &...
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Keyboard layout in Terminal of Red Hat Linux changes automatically

I have an unique problem in Terminal of Red Hat Linux WS 6.6. After some of period of period (Don't know exactly when..) keyboard layout (and not language) changes from German to English ONLY in ...
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Different language keeps appearing on language bar?

I'm using a Japanese layout keyboard and using English version of Windows 7. I set my input method to Japanese (Japan) - Japanese , so that I can have all keys working properly. I got this weird ...
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Make xmodmap Changes Permanent

I made some changes to my keymap by writing: remove mod4 = Super_L add control = Super_L in ~/.Xmodmap The changes work after running xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap But they will not stick after restart. I ...
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How to stop Windows 10 from syncing keyboard layouts

I have two laptops, each with its own keyboard layout (AZERTY and QWERTY). Both laptops run Windows 10 and are authorized to sync settings back to my Microsoft account. The problem is that my ...
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How to use Japanese keyboard layout (IME) on Portuguese Windows 7/8?

TL;DR How to get correct japanese keyboard mapping (108 keys) working on with my PT-BR Windows 7 (with accents, without using IME)? I got a japanese Acer notebook, which came with japanese ...
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How to prevent programs from adding keyboard layout in Windows 8.1?

My keyboard layouts are FR(France azerty) and AR(Morocco). My laptop keyboard is azerty so that's why I use French keyboard and the keymap is French because I'm North African. The problem is that ...
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Set shortcuts to change keyboard layout in Windows 10?

Anyway to set keyboard shortcuts to quickly change to a different language/keyboard layout. The old shortcuts still seem to work (when set back in windows 7), can't seem to find anything to change it ...
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Linux OS-level key chord

On my keyboard a few keys like Enter, Esc, and Ctl are difficult to press and I would like to avoid using my pinky for such high frequency keys. Is there a program I can run that intercepts all ...
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Sometimes extra characters on Keyboard don't work (Windows 10)

Sometimes when my Computer is on for a while (about 8h without restarting) my special characters of my custom made keyboard layout stop working. For example: right-Alt + o ahould equal to ó or right-...
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How to map a macro to RAlt in Far Manager

I have a typography keyboard layout installed (Ilya Birman layout). Right Alt is used to enter special symbols such as € (RAlt+E) or ≈ (RAlt+A). But after installing it RAlt+F1..F10 no longer work ...
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How to delete a keyboard layout in Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 on a physically German keyboard, then installed an English keyboard and bought some little stickers to make my keyboard look OK. However, Windows shows 2 keyboards installed &...
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Toggling between Hangul and Latin alphabets in Korean IME (Win 8)

Picking up from this thread as none of the solutions listed there seem to be coming through for me. Any help greatly appreciated! Working in Windows 8 64-bit with three 'language/layout pairs' ...
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I am typing one character button but it is showing another character in display

I am pressing button "z" in my laptop but it's showing character "y" in display . How to fix this problem. Thanks in Advance.
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Setting the default input method for the Windows 10 login screen

I use an english version of Windows 10, but I have set the keyboard layout to German (Switzerland). This works fine if I am logged in with my user. The only keyboard available is my German(Switzerland)...
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IBUS ADDING INPUT METHOD (Linux mint)

I am trying to add other language' keyboard layout using ibus. In my case - Japanese hiragana layout to type directly in hiragana. I have ibus installed, with linux mint system. I am able to go into ...