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

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Windows magically adds languages to my keyboard layout list

Two new keyboards have somehow appeared in my keyboard layout list: The bottom two (German, and English - United Kingdom) are emphatically not in my system language list, so I cannot remove them! ...
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Language bar missing on Windows 10

I have Windows 10 & I am the only user. It's a Surface Pro 3 if that helps. One day out of the blue, my language bar disappeared. I've tried pretty much everything short of formatting my PC. I'...
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Numpad number keys output 789456123 when 123456789 is the input respectively

Got gnome on arch linux, a strange issue popped up recently, when numlock is on, the numpad number keys output 7 8 9 4 5 6 1 2 3 when 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 is the input respectively, like it does on a ...
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Numpad key 1 returns 7, 2 returns 8, 3 returns 9 and vice versa [duplicate]

1 returns 7 2 returns 8 3 returns 9 7 returns 1 8 returns 2 9 returns 3 I'm on Arch Linux
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Can I customize my keyboard input method

I have a laptop with Turkish Keyboard. However, I am not used to its layout. If I set keyboard layout to TRQ Keyboard I will misplace the position of : and ; and many others. If I set it to US ...
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Switch between DVORAK and QWERTY via command line in Windows 7/8.1

I am aware of the language bar and its shortcuts to switch between select input methods. But I was wondering if it was possible to do it from the command prompt or perhaps PowerShell, so that it can ...
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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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How to use different input language for different active (application) windows in linux (i3wm)?

I need some program that can save layout for each window. For example I have open browser and terminal windows. I want typing something in a browser in Russian or Ukrainian and when I switch to ...
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Default Keyboard for new users in Windows 7

I just installed Windows 7 and I want all users signing in to the computer to see the Language Bar customized with the following three languages: "English (American)" "French (Standard)" "Chinese (...
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Automatic keyboard layout detection on Window 7

I wonder if there is (and where to find it) a tool for Windows 7 similar to the one built-in in Mac OS X, that detects your keyboard layout by pressing a couple of keys in your keyboard. The ...
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HHKB, remap tilde?

I'm trying HHKB and I think I can get used to the keyboard except the tilde button. The button with ~ and backtick. I often use ~ to go to home directory. I mainly use backtick in stackoverflow ...
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How do I create my own shift state / state modifier?

So in Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4 there are the following shift states: Shift AltGr Crtl (Capslock) Now my VK_2-key is unused and I'd like to use it as my own shift state modifier, so e....
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tilde key doesn't work on aluminum apple keyboard on ubuntu PC

I have the mini aluminum apple bluetooth keyboard, with a dell PC. The tilde / reverse apostrophe key does nothing. How can I make it work ? I'm in programmer dvorak keyboard layout, but it also ...
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Cedilla under C (ç) in 'US international with dead keys' keyboard layout in Linux

I prefer to use US international with dead keys keyboard layout in order to get Latin diacritics for characters like é, è, à, etc in Libreoffice in Linux Mint. On this layout characters like ´, `, ^, ...
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How to change the keyboard layout in freerdp?

I'm using freerdp from Debian GNU/Linux to access a windows machine. It works fine except that I don't have the right keyboard. I would like to change the keyboard layout to French. I managed to list ...
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How can I use programmers dvorak layout on X11 apps on Cygwin?

How can I use programmers dvorak layout on X11 apps on Cygwin? Programers Dvorak works fine on my windows 10 host machine. However, when I type into X11 apps launched locally or remotely, I only get ...
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What is the alt code for Fullwidth Colon?

Can't seem to find it anywhere. Or is there another way to type this character (without copy pasting it all the time) ? - :
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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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Changing Caps Lock's behavior for current user on Windows 10

I've tried to add the Scancode Map key to HKEY_CURRENT_USER with value 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 02 00 00 00 1D 00 3A 00 00 00 00 00 I've also tried adding an extra dword of 00s to the end as ...
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How to install a standard 102..105 windows keyboard in OSX 10.10 and up

How to install a 102..105 windows keyboard (USB) in a iMac (OSX Yosemite 10.10.3 in this case) in foreign languages layouts... I want PT-PT in this case... but I extend my question to other ...
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Autohotkey + custom Latin layout + non-Latin layout

Problem in which neither VK virtual keys nor ScanCodes don't help. Custom Latin layout is default input system. When switching from custom Latin layout to non-Latin layout, in non-Latin mode ...
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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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Windows: Alt + 236 doesn't produce the infinity symbol: what's wrong?

I'd like to be able to type different math symbols using alt + number keyboard. However, I'm having some problems. For instance, they (1,2) suggest that the infinity symbol should be produced by alt+...
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Use English as an input language for Windows 8 lock screen by default

I have two input languages configured on my Windows 8 machine. The default language is English, but when I lock my computer, the lock screen sometimes uses another language for input, so I have to ...
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How to use the left CMD key as colon/semicolon? [duplicate]

The colon/semicolon button doesn't work on my macbook pro because i spilled water on it. I don't ever use the left command key on my Macbook, how can I remap these keys? I have searched the web and ...
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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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Keyboard layout setting in DOSBox has no effect

DOSBox forces Czech keyboard on me for use in the console, which isn't even funny. I googled and found how manual advises to change layout: To switch to a different keyboard layout, either the ...
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windows 10 unremoveable language keyboard [duplicate]

I don't know how but suddenly a new language was added to my keyboard settings. The problem is that I can't remove it because it's not in the settings. I want only English and Hebrew, but somehow I ...
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Sony Vaio: I can't type 'less and greater than' signs in TR keyboard layout

I have a strange trouble with my Sony Vaio VPCCW21FX. My laptop has a Turkish Q keyboard and I'm using TR keyboard layout on Windows 7 x64 Home Premium. The problem is, I cannot find a usual way to ...
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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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QWERTY keyboard layouts with French characters?

I know about US International with dead keys that uses dead keys like ' ` ^ " before typing the letter with the diacritic. Are there other QWERTY layouts with all French diacritic characters (à, â, é,...
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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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Which keymap should I use for a wired Mac keyboard in Gentoo Linux?

I just purchase the new wired Mac keyboard: Running on Gentoo Linux it works mostly fine. The only problem I am having is the function keys and swapping the Alt and Command keys to resemble a ...
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Window 7 keep changing my keyboard layout

I just buy for my laptop a keyboard from eBay ,but because this keyboard is from Asia ,windows keep changing my layout , I just want to use it as an English keyboard ,also I've try lots of methods ...
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Is there a US International keyboard layout on Linux that mimics Windows' behavior?

I am used to using US International as my keyboard layout. However, the implementation appears to differ greatly between Windows and Linux (Gnome, in my case – may well be a GTK issue since GTK ...
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NumLock is completely useless, and I want to disable it completely on Linux

Forget all the rants about Caps Lock, Num Lock is the most useless key of them all. It's never, ever useful. You don't want to use your numpad as an arrowpad, since the arrows are 1cm away from it. ...
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Change key mapping for a single program in Linux?

Is there a way to change key mappings on Linux for just a single program? As in something like $ run-with-mappings mappings-file ./the-program-i-want-to-run
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Keyboard remapping with profiles

So I am looking for a program that functions a lot like XMBC which is a program that allows you to remap / simulate key presses with your mouse buttons. But I want to be able to remap key presses to ...
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Issue with Switching Input languages with Japanese IME on Windows 7

I've set up windows to select my standard Keyboard Layout when I press CTRL + SHIFT + 1 While I use around 5 languages I've usually never had the need to change Layout settings with one exception: ...
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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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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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Troubleshooting or Reconfiguring control Key on Macbook Pro

I have a late 2012 Macbook Pro with a non-functioning command key. Pressing the key does not register any keyboard event in Atom, terminal or other program, and as I try to become more familiar with ...
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How to make a custom keyboard layout in OS X?

I recently moved to OS X and I find the system "Russian Phonetic" layout unsatisfying (it's not the one that I'm used to). How can I create a custom layout? I've read about Ukelele, but the layout I ...
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I can't type lower case Ñ or Ï in Windows 8

How do I type lower case Ñ or umlaut Ï in Windows 8? I have the US-International keyboard layout selected. When I try to type a lower case version of those letters (and possibly more), then it fails. ...
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Keyboard layout

Somebody know what kind of layout this keyboard use? I tried at least 50 types and none works. Its a Asus EEE Pc Seashell Series. On the left have a sticker with italian things....
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Using CapsLock to switch the keyboard language layout

Currently I am using Recaps for switching between keyboard layouts. But I am looking for a replacement, because it is a little buggy and not updated for years. Do you know any replacement?
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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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How to stop press F7 when I press left arrow in mac keyboard

When I press left arrow, it press F7. How can I stop that? I want left arrow should move cursor to one character left and right arrow should move cursor to one character right. But instead of ...