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Can OSX remote control input be captured and remapped?

For instance, play on my headphones will launch iTunes. If I disable com.apple.rcd, the controls stop working altogether, which leads me to believe the change needs to take place around rcd. Are there ...
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1answer
79 views

What's the best way to remap MS Ergonomic keyboard on OSX?

DoubleCommand isn't enough. I want something lower level, an API to interpret a keycode as another keycode. I'm aiming to try the MS 4000 ergonomic more ergonomically by spreading my hands apart so ...
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1answer
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How can I remap a play-button keypress from a Bluetooth headset on OS X?

I have an LG Tone (HBS 700) Bluetooth stereo headset, and am using it with OS X Lion. The headset has a play/pause toggle button, but unlike my keyboard's play button, which will toggle play/pause ...
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814 views

Remap Keys via Command Line in Mac OS X

I'm trying to write a script that will replicate my OS X setup. In particular I want to remap the arrow keys to CMD + H,J,K,L. The technique seems to be similar to this Linux solution, except the key ...
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1answer
192 views

How can I remap the Eject key to another in OS X?

I would like to remap the ⏏ (Eject) key to Volume Up. I already have KeyRemap4MacBook and need the appropriate private.xml file.
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1answer
339 views

OSX Remap decrease volume key

I recently managed to spill some tea on my Apple keyboard. After letting it dry out, the only damage done was the loss of the F11 / decrease volume key. While certainly cheaper than losing the whole ...
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1answer
595 views

Remap key on MacBook with KeyRemap4MacBook. change 'CMD+C' to 'CMD+M'

I want to remap keys on a MacBook with KeyRemap4MacBook. I need to change CmdC to CmdM and CmdV to CmdN, because I don't like to always use left hand to press copy&plaste, it's aching and ...
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Truly ergonomic and Mac OSX

I recently purchased a Truly Ergonomic keyboard (model 209) that I use both at home on my GNU/Linux machine and at work where - very sadly - I am obliged to use an macbook air sporting the last ...
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1answer
546 views

How can I remap right ALT to right CMD in OS X?

I use the Polish keyboard layout in OS X Leopard. I'd like to remap right alt to right cmd and disable right alt.
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1answer
265 views

Remap Command Key When Using Remote X11 Application On Mac

I have a Redhat application that I run on my OSX desktop via a remote X11 session. Everything works fine except keyboard shortcuts. I can copy with Command C but I have to use Control P rather than ...
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Can I swap CTRL and COMMAND on the Mac keyboard for a single app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: remap specific key combination in one application only (Mac OS X) I already know I can swap CTRL and COMMAND on a Mac via the keyboard preferences. But I want to do ...
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1answer
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How to map keyboard to mouse buttons in OS X

Severe RSI is causing me pain each time I click the mouse. I would like to map the right CMD and OPT (which I never use) to function as left and right mouse button. How can I accomplish this?
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1answer
500 views

remap specific key combination in one application only (Mac OS X)

I have a Mac (specifically Snow Leopard), so I'm used to Cmd+* to do things. My mail, for bold, underline, and italics, uses Ctrl+b/u/i instead of Cmd+b/u/i. How can I remap these three key ...
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How can I remap the Caps Lock key in Mac OS X Lion?

I would like to remap the Caps Lock key to some other unused key (in a system-wide fashion). Being a MacVim.app user, I always liked to idea of remapping the Caps Lock key to some other key such as ...
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1answer
135 views

How do I modify a keyboard shortcut that doesn't show up in the shortcut list?

If you look at this Apple support page there's a big list of shortcuts that are not listed in System Preferences → Keyboard → Keyboard Shortcuts. Specifically, Option-Command-H is ...
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1answer
813 views

Synergy: Mapping Additional Mouse Buttons to Expose/Show Desktop on a Mac

I own both a Mac and a PC, and I have recently started using Synergy in order to use the same mouse and keyboard on both computers. As of right now, the mouse and keyboard are connected to my PC - ...
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2answers
793 views

Remap arrow keys in osx

I would like to remap my left, right, up & down keys to fn key + j, k, l, i in OSX. Is there a way to do this?
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1answer
218 views

Assigning caps lock key for contextual menu (right click) on OS X

I'd like to remap Caps Lock to right click - for the cases where I can focus on objects with cursor keys, or tab. For instance after selecting files in Finder I'd like to push Caps Lock and get the ...
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3answers
446 views

remaping my letter keys on a mac

I have a macbook pro and for one reason or another all of a sudden some keys started giving me douplicate yet different letters. for example i type E and i get EW. or 2 and i get 23. Does anyone ...
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4answers
248 views

Remapping 'eject' with '0/)' on MBP

My zero key on MBP (the one next to 9), is completely dead. No opening, cleaning, or anything else helps revive it. Anytime I need to press zero, I have to press Fn+M (the keypad zero). Even worse, ...
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2answers
614 views

Remap the eject key to an arbitrary sequence of keys on Mac OSX

KeyRemap4MacBook seems to not be able to do this.
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1answer
846 views

Mac OS X Key Remapping

I'm trying to remap CapsLock to Control Programmatically. I figured out the edits that need to be done to a plist file (.GlobalPreferences.[MAC ADDRESS].plist) The point is that changes I make to ...
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2answers
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What is the keycode for the Dashboard key on Mac OS X?

The F4/Dashboard key has two modes and (presumably) two different key codes. The first mode is as the Dashboard key, which predictably enough brings up Dashboard. The second mode is as F4, which can ...
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How can I remap my Caps-Lock key to Escape (for Vim) in Snow Leopard?

Obviously, in Linux I can use xmodmap. On Leopard, I used an InputManager called PCKeyboardHack. But InputManagers are now broken. How can I preserve my sanity and keep on using Caps Lock to Escape ...
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How to remap “Dashboard” key to show the Desktop on OSX [Snow] Leopard?

I use my Desktop far more often than I use my Dashboard. However, my MacBook Pro comes with a dedicated key for Dashboard but it doesn't come with one for Desktop. Using this article, I was able to ...
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How to remap eject key on MacBook keyboard to “delete”?

I own a first generation MacBook Air and this has bothered me since the beginnings. When I bought this thing, I was sure I'm not going to carry a DVD drive. I don't use it. WiFi has worked pretty ...