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

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How to get automatic keyboard layout switching in windows 10

After updating to Windows 10 I have noticed that I don't have automatic keyboard layout switching anymore. In Windows 7 when I typed in skype e.g. in one language it remembered the choice and did ...
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Any laptop with full 101-keys keyboard [on hold]

So the title says it all. Are there any laptops with full 101-keys keyboard layout? Background: I'm a programmer and have been using QWERTY keyboard for the last 24 years. I haven't ever kept a ...
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Windows 7: Italian Keyboard: Typing capitalized accented vowels

I am running Windows 7 on a computer with an Italian keyboard. Such a keyboard has keys for producing the lowercase accented grave characters à, è, ì, ò, ù, and it is also possible to produce the ...
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Type ŭ (u with breve) on Canadian Multilingual Standard

I am using the Canadian Multilingual Standard keyboard layout to type the letters with hats of Esperanto (ĉ, ĵ, etc.), but I can't type ŭ (a u with a breve, not caron.) How can this be typed with the ...
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Why is my <HOME> key generating ~ characters in a remote sessions?

I get the feeling this is yet another problem due to the weirdness and vagaries of Linux keyboard mapping. Anyway locally my key works as expected inside a terminal based emacs however when I shell ...
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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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How do I change a keyboard key function?

I do not use my right Alt, and I would like to have a Underline key on that place. Is there a way to configure my right Alt to be an underline character key? update: using Windows 7
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Shift key on HP laptop keyboard sends 3 signals

My right shift key isn't working properly on my laptop keyboard. I think it's related to its mapping because my USB keyboard is working fine. According to a key scanner, this is what happens when I ...
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Assign “Command” key on external keyboard in Chrome OS

I'm using an external Mac keyboard with a Chromebook (Chrome OS). Apparently the Command key is unassigned because it doesn't work as a modifier. It would be really helpful if it even just duplicated ...
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Windows 8.1 - can I have a UK English Keyboard layout with a usable ` key?

On Windows 8.1 it seems as though I can't have the keyboard layout I want - I am based in the UK and if I set my language to UK English it seems to think that means I want a US keyboard layout with ...
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disabling both shift keys

My shift keys are acting weirly. At times the computer thinks as if they are pressed while at times the computer thinks that they aren't! what so ever be the cause, it's causing a hell lot of problem ...
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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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right-shift + right-ctrl locks ctrl key. All characters typed behave as though 'ctrl+' was inserted before the character

Currently using Windows 7 With two keyboard layouts: US Canadian Multilingual Standard. Behavior is seen in MS Word and Notepad++. Right-shift + Right-ctrl changes my language from 'US' to ...
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Swap Fn and Ctrl keys on a Lenovo ThinkPad X200

Similar questions have been asked before and the easy fix was to just update the BIOS and use an option in it for swapping the keys. However, even with the most recent BIOS update from Lenovo, there ...
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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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How can I kill / murder / fully disable StickyKeys?

I hate StickyKeys. Worst idea Microsoft has ever come up with. Is there any way to disable it permanently, system-wide?
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Use two keyboard layouts?

I have just started using a MacBook Pro (under OsX) to code at work. The MBP has an AZERTY layout, I am also using a QWERTY USB keyboard. However, by default the QWERTY keyboard maps to AZERTY ...
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xrdp: curly braces on Italian keyboards (i.e. AltGr + Shift + key not working)

I installed xrdp on a Ubuntu machine (following this), which works fine except for a problem with the keymap. On Italian keyboard, you can type curly braces ("{" and "}") by typing Alt Gr+Shift+è and ...
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F1 - F12 keys including F lock not working on my multimedia Microsoft ergonomic 4000 keyboard.

All was well for 2 years until last week my function keys (entire top row F1 - F12 including the F-Lock key) stopped responding. Most solutions to fix this issue recomend hitting the f-lock key. This ...
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How to configure an Apple keyboard on Windows 8.1?

Boot Camp doesn't seem to work. Besides the zip file is around 800 MB size. There is loads of info in the web, but nothing really efficient. Where can I find a little tiny user-friendly Apple ...
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LibreOffice Writer … the ohm sign (Omega)

I am using LibreOffice Writer on Ubuntu 14.04 to do a class assignment and I need to use the Ω (Ohm sign, big letter omega) to show resistance. Unfortunately I can't seem to find the sign anywhere. ...
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Remove apple keyboard distribution on bootcamp

I have a mac book pro running windows 8.1 The original keyboard distribution is "Español(España) Español(Apple)", this it not my preferred distribution, i have added other distribution in Control ...
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Is it possible to use two keyboards independently with different layouts/mapping for each keyboard

I was wondering if it is possible to have two keyboards on one machine, each working independent of the other. I would like to assign different key mapping on each keyboard. Will try my best to ...
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Keyboard outputting wrong characters

I have a compact Logitech 811 keyboard today i cleaned it with a towel i pressed many keys doing so and now i get wrong output from it like so 3 = u3 u = u3 t = -t y = 'y ' = 'y m = mz x ...
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Cannot insert caret and backtick in XTerm

I cannot insert carets and backticks (and possibly other characters) in XTerm under certain conditions. When I move focus from XTerm to Firefox and use Alt+Tab to switch back, I can no longer instert ...
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Learn to use both sides of the keyboard

I'd like to force myself to use the correct (right side or left side) Shift, Ctrl, and Alt keys depending on what letter I'm typing. For instance I'd like to use the right Shift key when typing 'A' ...
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Type the circumflex (^) with a single key press [duplicate]

Some programming languages like Visual C++ use the circumflex for specific tasks that are required more often than the exclusive-or operator that it is usually used for. My problem is that, with the ...
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Issues with win key and right alt key after Windows Update (Polish diacritical signs not working)

I've got a problem that occured to me out of nowhere. Today in the morning, as I logged in to my computer at work I cannot input Polish diacritical signs. For example rAlt + A should give Ą but ...
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My keyboard file went corrupt after finalizing it by mapping Ctrl keys [closed]

I wanted to create a full featured keyboard layout for my language and other latin ones featuring combining characters and the possibility to use common abbreviations (which must be wrote in ...
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unable to use umlauts/german keyboard layout in virtual machine

I'm trying to setup virtualization but am unable to use germany keyboard layout. The letters ö,ä,ü are not recognized when I try to setup the keyboard. The push of those buttons doesn't trigger a ...
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Creating Custom Keyboard Layouts for Windows RT

How can I create my own keyboard layout for my Surface RT? For non-ARM devices, MSKLC does exactly that, but it cannot target Windows RT.
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Edit Layout of Touch Keyboard in Windows 8.1

Is there some way of editing the Windows 8.1 touch keyboard layout to change the overloaded accented characters? I need this since I am using a UK hardware keyboard on a Windows 8.1 machine. In ...
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How to add a custom keyboard layout to Widows 7

I have a new notebook that came with a Swedish keyboard, however since my native language is Brazilian Portuguese, I am missing some letters. I could buy a new keyboard in Brazil, but since I am ...
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Windows keyboard change doesn't work

I have a Windows 8.1 laptop, but suddenly my Alt Gr button doesn't want to work anymore... So now I need to use Ctrl+Alt to perform actions. I hate this because I'm a developer that writes a lot of ...
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How to change right ALT to be ALTGR? Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I don't know why but my AltGr now behaves like normal Alt. How can I make my right Alt to behave like normal AltGr again? I'm using Windows 8.1
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Linux: change keyboard layout on the fly

How can you change the keyboard layout (to QWERTY from QWERTZ) on the fly from a Linux shell? I found this similar question, but the answer was to edit a config file, which is not so easy when you're ...
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Adding another shift+state to X keyboard layouts

Basically, I want two different shift states in an X keyboard layout, one for right shift and one for left shift. This of course without compromising ISO_level_shift (AltGr) because I also need that ...
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Trying to set Alt Gr+Keycode 50 to backslash

I've just started running Linux Mint, However I'm using a slightly different keyboard hardware wise. It had a multitude of issues in the start, such as Shift being mapped wrongly, atastrophe/asterisk ...
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Language bar not showing for multiple keyboard layouts

I have Win8.1 Enterprise, running under Parallels on OSX. Parallels installs the "English (Apple) - Parallels" keyboard layout. Because I have a non-Apple USB keyboard I (in the past, in Win 8.1. ...
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Keyboard layout using Chrome RDP on a Chromebook

I'm using a Chromebook with an azerty keyboard. I want it to connect to a Windows server using RDP. I'm using Chrome RDP as it is the only one that I found that actually will connect. However, for ...
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Change arrow down key on Windows [duplicate]

My arrow down key has just stopped working. I have no idea why. I have keys I would rather lose than my arrow down key. Can I somehow tell the computer to use some other key as my arrow down key?
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Cannot type square brackets in Word 2013 with Ctrl + Alt on German and similar keyboard layouts

Word 2013 (Office 365) has actions assigned to some key combinations that are needed to type normal characters for example on Swiss, German and Canadian French keyboard layouts. The most annoying ...
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How to delete a custom keyboard layout in Windows?

How to delete a custom keyboard layout in Windows? If the keyboard layout was installed using a Windows installer, you would normally uninstall it using its entry in the Add/Remove Programs dialog. ...
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win7 keyboard layout change from logon screen

I am having a nightmare right now, which is I'm stuck on logon screen of windows 7 professional. My password includes turkish characters and the keyboard layout changed somehow to english. And on ...
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How do I remap the keys on my keyboard?

I broke my laptop and had to buy a new one with a new keyboard that I am struggling to get familiar with, especially with the keys like home, page-up, page-down and end, which aren't standardized at ...
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Cannot type @£$ symbols in Windows 8.1

I'm having this weird problem with my Windows 8.1 that I'm unable to type-in @ £ $ symbols with my Swedish keyboard. I know the first probable answer would be to check my keyboard settings and correct ...
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Installing different keyboard layout on live debian image

I've downloaded a debian vm image for some testing: http://exploit-exercises.com/download (280mb) It's a Debian Squeeze machine. I want to use the Belgian layout (which is AZERTY) in stead of the ...
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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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Change Key Bindings Individually for Each Layout on Linux

I am on Debian Jessie with GNOME. I prefer to program with the () bound to what is regularly [ and ] because I do a lot of lisp. I was able to do this with xmodmap, but it ruins my other (Portuguese) ...
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OSX shortcut for switching input language working erratically

I'm using the keyboard shortcut option+shift+command+L to select the next source in the input menu. When I'm doing language work I frequently have to switch between Arabic and English keyboard ...