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Modify the compose action for the keyboard on OS X

I asked this question on Apple Stackexchange already, but I didn't get any answer, so I thought I'd try it here again: In my keyboard layout, I have a compose key, which works by putting an ...
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How do you type the ligature “oe” character œ on a keyboard, without using ALT code?

I am running a PC on Windows 8.1. I have switched my keyboard's layout to FRA "French (Canada)" and have found most of the characters I've come across in my studies. However, the Internet has only ...
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Hold a key to temporarily switch keyboard layout?

I am using two different keyboard layouts on my keyboard. I can switch between them easily by using Alt+Shift shortcut. My question is whether it is possible in Windows 7 to hold some key to change ...
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How to press cmd-\ on german keyboard layout

I'm using a german keyboard layout and wan't to use the cmd-\shortcut but I'm not sure how to press \ as it is written by pressing shift + alt + 7. The same question goes for alt-cmd-[. Thanks
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Custom keyboard shortcut for changing keyboard layout [duplicate]

I typically work on Linux machines which have a fairly handy way of changing the keyboard layout with Shift+Caps Lock. On Windows, though it's possible to change the layout with keystrokes, it doesn't ...
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Can I create a custom touch keyboard in windows 8

I am a graphic designer with a 2-in-1 laptop/tablet (specifically the Acer R7). I would like to use my digitizer pen in my Adobe programs while in tablet mode... however, I use shortcut keys quite ...
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Remap escape key to underscore

I'm currently working on remapping my keyboard using PCkeyboardhack for MAC OSX. I'm currently looking for the virtual key for underscore. Is the only way to get this key with the shift modifier key? ...
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How universal are the Windows Ctrl shortcuts?

I would like to know if: CTRL-C copy CTRL-V paste CTRL-X cut CTRL-B bold CTRL-P print CTRL-Z undo keyboard shortcuts work on all Windows versions above '98, all Non-English Windows and on all ...
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Is there any Keymapper for chosen locale in Windows 7?

In my work I frequently need to switch languages Alt+Shift. But many special symbols like ?, : are on different keyboard keys. I want to re-map keys on alternate locales to English. Allways (ignore ...
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How to prevent Alt+Shift from switching keyboard layout before keyup?

In an appplication I'm using, Alt+Shift+R is used for (never mind what, something app-specific). However, on my Linux system (Kubuntu 12.04 specifically), when I press Alt+Shift without depressing any ...
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Create new mod key with Xmodmap to remap keys?

I'm trying to remap my parenthesis and bracket keys to a more comfortable position on my keyboard. Would it be possible to create a NEW modifier key (such as Control or Shift) in Xmodmap and then ...
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Is there any utility/method to change Windows key bindings to type rare chars to currently empty bindings?

I'm currently typing this post with my windows XP machine and (Spanish) keyboard, and I'd like to add some extra symbols to my text. I could open the "char map" windows utility, look for the desired ...
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Change key mapping to allow keyboard chording (Mac)

I'm looking to find a way of mapping multiple simultaneous keypresses to one action. As an example something similar to hitting ctrl-option- at the same time but instead using just normal letters ...
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\ key on a QWERTY UK keyboard

I wanted to know what other programmers do on laptops that do not have a \ key. I have a dell XPS13 ultrabook, which is also sold as a developer edition. Now this keyboard, has US layout, but I ...
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“>” (CTRL+ALT+ . ) sign not working when num lock is turned on (Croatian layout)

">" sign (CTRL+ALT+.) is not working when num lock is turned on, I need this option for faster tag writing in html. Anyone? I'm using a HP Probook 4740S.
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Windows 8: Add German umlauts to US keyboard layout (maybe using AutoHotKey)

I just realized that the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator does not work anymore under Windows 8. I used it successfully under Windows 7 to create a custom keyboard layout on top of a US layout, where ...
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Disable CTRL + ALT + [LETTER] to produce accented variations

After an unknown config change, CTRL + ALT + [LETTER] has started producing common accented versions of [LETTER]. I'm not a big fan of this arrangement, seeing as I've memorized all my favourite ALT + ...
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Bind a key combination to caps lock in OS X

I've bound both caps lock and the ctrl key to "ctrl" in OSX, but I would like to be able to press a modifier key along with caps lock to turn on caps lock—say, for example, shift+caps lock. How might ...
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Making Ctrl+Alt combinations available after switching the keys with Autohotkey

I want to switch Ctrl and Alt on my Windows installation, and I use Autohotkey to do it via the script: LCtrl::Alt LAlt::Ctrl This works most of time, but when I want to use a combined hotkey such ...
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Typing an acute e when dead keys are eliminated in keyboard layout?

I've disabled dead keys on my Swedish keyboard layout to more easily type characters such as ~,´ and `. How do I temporarily enable the old behavior of these keys? Now I can't type an e with an ...
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Disable Ctrl+Shift+0 on Windows 8

I use apps that have functions bound to Ctrl+Shift+0, but Windows captures the keyboard shortcut. I have gone into the Advanced Settings and disabled the key sequence (similar to the Vista steps), but ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Shift keyboard layout switch in Windows 8?

This is similar to How to disable Ctrl+Shift keyboard layout switch (for the same input language) in Windows?, but regards Windows 8. Here, I can change the keyboard language with Win+Space which is ...
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How to disable automatic keyboard layout change in Windows 8?

I have a laptop with a hungarian keyboard, but I usually use a finnish external keyboard. My problem is that very ofthen windows tries to be smart, and it changes that layout of the keyboard on it's ...
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Can I make Ctrl+Alt NOT act like AltGr on Windows?

Many applications like Google Docs use Ctrl+Alt shortcuts like Ctrl+Alt+2 for heading 2, Ctrl+Alt+m for comments etc. However, in case of international keyboards' layouts, Ctrl+Alt is mapped to AltGr, ...
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Windows US International keyboard umlaut shortcut stops working after a while

I am using a German keyboard with US, International layout. At the beginning, when I start my PC, all umlaut combinations for ä (ALT GR+q), ü (ALT GR+z) and ö (ALT GR+p) are working perfectly fine. ...
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Switch to a specific input source in OS X

I have a follow-up question to this topic: Switch TO specific input source Asmus posted this answer: I came up with a bit nicer solution in AppleScript, given you know the name of the Keyboard ...
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How to make Control-j works as Return without Control bit set(!) using xkb [and|or] xmodmap

It looks like extremely convenient for me to use Control-j instead of Return in xterm and vim, and I want to use this sequence for all X apps. It can be easily done using xkb by remapping ...
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Disable [Windows]+[Space] hotkey in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I only could find the solution for Windows 7. My problem is, I'm using Polish Programmer's keyboard; it works like English keyboard, except you can input ąęółśćżźĄĘÓŁŚĆŻŹ with deadkey ~ followed by, ...
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In Mac Os X Mountain Lion how to switch keyboard layout using a shortcut so it's immediate?

I have a problem in that changing keyboard layout on Mac OS X Mountain Lion is not immediate: I change the keyboard (by Shift+CMD+Space, that's what I have) then I continue typing but the keyboard has ...
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Switch keyboard layout with “Windows” keys in Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Custom shortcut for switching keyboard input languages in Windows XP I use two keyboard layouts in my system - Russian and English. Windows 7 offers only two ways to ...
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How to reverse the keyboard layout?

I added a keyboard shortcut to change the keyboard layout as described here. Reversing it doesn't work though. I can change the language from EN to FA by pressing Right AltCtrl but when I press ...
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What is the ` key on a Mac keyboard?

I was a bit annoyed that Cmd-Tab, in Mac OS, cycled between applications, not windows, on Macs, and I was looking for a way to do this with windows instead. For example, if I have 2 Finder windows and ...
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Exchanging 2 keyboard keys [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remap a keyboard key? Is it possible to replace/exchange the function of 2 keys? Actually I bought a new laptop and it's shift key is behind "\" key and I ...
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Is it possible to disable a windows keyboard shortcut?

Is it possible to disable any default windows keyboard shortcut? I want to reuse win+space for something else, but it is already taken by the system to switch between keyboard layouts. Windows 8 ...
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1answer
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How can I map a key combination to a certain character in WinXP?

I use the United States-International keyboard layout for my computer. I want to map a special character to a key combination (for example, I want to type the interrobang by pressing shift+!+?) Is ...
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How to type square brackets in VirtualBox on a Mac

I am wondering how to type square brackets into VirtualBox (Guest OS is CentOS 6.3) on a Mac. I know it's AltShift5 on the Host OS, but it doesn't work in VirtualBox for some reason. I use be ...
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Sublime Text 2 instant file search replace key binding

Instant file search (File: Search Files) is bound to Ctrl+Alt+F by default in my installation of Sublime Text 2. I can't find that combination in Default (Windows).sublime-keymap. On my keyboard ...
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How do you type “`” or “~” when grave key is used to switch between keyboard languages?

In window you can use grave key to switch between keyboard languages. How do you type grave and Tilda symbols after that?
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Alt-Gr on PC keyboard is mapped to Command; can I map it to Alt?

I have just installed a PC keyboard on my Mac Mini, everything is looking good, I swapped the keys Alt and Windows so that it's more natural for a Mac keyboard but I just can't get used to Alt Gr. I ...
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X11/xorg map ctrl j (or ctrl m) to return; OR control codes in GUI / X11

Terminal application and editors like vim (and emacs I think) make good use of control codes. I.e. Ctrl + M is carriage return and Ctrl + J is line feed. Both of these can be used to insert new lines ...
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How to define custom keys in a keyboard - Windows

I am using a laptop having Windows Vista. It lacks a numpad. But I want a numpad, without having an external keyboard, for some reason. I have a Fn key for special functions like screen brightness, ...
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Mimicing Mac-style command/alt/control keys in Linux

I absolutely love that Mac separates the command key from the control key, allowing OS shortcuts and text shortcuts to co-exist. It's incredibly useful, especially because it allows emacs shortcuts ...
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Remapping SHIFT + SPACE to an underscore (_)

I found this question and was so excited when I found out I could remap my whole keyboard with a really simple Microsoft product called Keyboard Layout Creator. My problem: Keyboard Layout Creator ...
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Mac OS X change of modifier keys depending on current application

I would like to swap the control key with the command key, but only while in a given application. I saw this but it works globally. This seems also to work on a global level, although I am not as ...
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Changing keyboard layouts in Xubuntu with certain keyboard combination

I've recently moved from Ubuntu 10.10 to Xubuntu 11.10. I've found a script to toggle keyboard layouts via a certain key combination. You have to specify the combination to toggle the layout ...
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Super Key over SSH

I connect to a headless Ubuntu server (no X) over SSH and run Emacs. In my ~/.emacs file I have defined a keyboard shortcut using the 's' (Super) modifier. This shortcut works when I run Emacs in a ...
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Are there ASCII characters that have the same keyboard input for both PC and Mac?

I'm finding that using ASCII characters between windows and OSX is very cumbersome because it seems all the PC codes use the keypad, and the Mac doesn't. Are there any characters, at all, that I can ...
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Option Key + numbers not working

My problem might be a little bit weird but I couldn't find any solution on the Internet. I am using Macbook Pro and running Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard. My keyboard layout is "Turkish QWERTY PC". ...
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Keyboard problem in Fedora 15

I've just installed new Fedora 15 Beta and I'm facing a problem which I haven't faced in Alpha version. I'm not sure if I would be able to describe the problem, so I will use screenshots. This is an ...
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How to configure KDE for convenient switching between 3 keyboard layouts?

I am writing in three languages and when translating some text I have to frequently switch between two of them in a given moment. For example, for 15 minutes I have to switch between 1 and 2 every 30 ...