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

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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 ...
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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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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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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. ...
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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 keyboard layout change

would it be possible to change the keyboard layout with double press of Alt key in Windows 10 pro?
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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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What application (.exe) is responsible for the input indicator in Windows 10?

my input indicator is gone in Windows 10 for an unknown reason, Please consider reading these facts before answering: I don't want to use CTFMON.EXE as it is not the same one, and this does not ...
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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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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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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, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Switch TO specific input source

In Mac OS X, there is a keyboard shortcuts to switch between activated input sources. Is it possible to switch to a specific language? So if you have 3 input methods, you could have 3 shortcuts: ...
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alt Shift language switch on OS X

Is there a way to bind alt shift to switch keyboard layouts on OS X?
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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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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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windows misconfigured keyboard after installing usb keyboard

have a dell vostro 1520, installed an external usb keyboard which works fine but the laptop's keyboard does not work properly. in the log in screen everything works as it should, once logged in the ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 volume keys

Are the volume keys on a Dell Inspiron 1545 supposed to be arched / raised ? Is it a touchy-feely thing, like finding the F and J keys ?
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Microsoft Sculpt mobile keyboard reverse Fn keys

I have just got my new Microsoft sculpt mobile keyboard, and it works fine. However the Fn keys are reversed by design. I mean by pressing F6 for example, the Search charm appears on Windows 8, and ...
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One key of the keyboard not working

I know the title seems like a trivial work, but it got bothering me for two days now. I got a unix machine, on which I have a windows 7 VM. One of the key of the keyboard stopped working two days ago ...
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Right Alt + Letter for Umlaut does not work

I used to be able to type an umlaut U (ü) under the English (United States) International Keyboard. To do so, I simply had to use the Right Alt key while pressing the letter u. This also worked for ö, ...
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Can't change language using Alt+Shift (but only when my language is set to Russian)

I have two languages on my Windows 8.1 computer: English and Russian. When I use Alt+Shift while the language is set to English, everything is working as it's supposed to; however, using this ...
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What's this extra R-like character on my '4' key?

I recently got a Dell XPS 13, it comes with a standard US-Intl layout (well, as 'standard' as these laptop keyboards get, anyway), except there is an extra R-like character on the 4 key. I've never ...
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Notepad++ shortcuts don't work with custom keyboard

I use a custom dvorak keyboard layout that I made in the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator. It's basically Dvorak, but I have it mapped so that when I press ctrl, all the keys get remapped to their ...
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Can I dynamically switch key layout with karabiner?

For example, I'd like to switch 1 and 2 keys when caps lock is on. I'd like to actually switch esc key and ~ key in hhkb2 in some situations.
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Is it possible to give harakat when we use Arabic keyboard layout?

How can I give harakat to my Arabic font writing when I use an Arabic keyboard layout? I'm a Dvorak touch typist, but I can still type in QWERTY if I really need to do so. Sometimes I need to type ...
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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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Windows 10 input language stuck

I have one employee that has a problem switching her keyboard langage in Windows 10. The input language was set to 'Canadian Multilingual...' but for some reason, the keyboard layout changed to ...