Refers to the process of making a button, program, function, etc perform a different action than it usually does.

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XKB - remap arrow keys and preserve shift behaviour to select text

I realize arrow key remapping is an old problem, however I cannot seem to find a good solution that lets me select text with SHIFT + remapped keys as I would do with the vanilla arrow keys. For ...
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How to remap keys on a laptop keyboard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remap a keyboard key? I'm using an HP EliteBook 8440p laptop and two of the keys on my keyboard (V and B) aren't working. Replacing the keyboard will take 2-3 ...
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Mapping Ctrl+Arrow for Home/End/PageUp/Down

I'm using Windows 7 on Dell New Inspiron 14z Ultrabook. It doesn't have Home/End/PgUp/PgDn keys. Instead I have to use Fn + arrow keys. Can I re-map those to Ctrl + arrows or Alt + arrows or Shift + ...
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Remap Apple MacBook Eject key in Windows?

I have a MacBook with Windows 7 on it as my daily driver. My MacBook has a nearly useless Eject key, but I wish it was a forward delete key. KeyRemap4Macboook works great in OS X. Is there any ...
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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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Remapping Keys and Mouse

I have a CAD application where I need to remap some mouse and keyboard combinations. Does anyone have any idea what I can use for this, preferably freeware if possible. Thanks
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Vim noremap still causes old mappings to be active

This is my .vimrc set mouse=a set ttymouse=xterm2 set number set smartindent set tabstop=4 set shiftwidth=4 set expandtab inoremap { {}<Left> inoremap {<CR> {<CR>}<Esc>O ...
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Recursion when remapping in AutoHotKey

Here is the code I have : [:: Send [ Input, Char, T2 L1 if Char = a { Send â return } Send %Char% return When I type [ then a, it has a normal behaviour and produces â. But, when I type [ ...
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Remap Super+arrow key to home/end

A lot of new ultra books are coming without home/end/pageup/pagedown keys. I would like to remap the "windows key (super) + arrow key" to these missing keys. What is the best way to go about doing ...
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Getting some French-Canadian keyboard strokes to work on English keyboard

I'm trying to use some of the French-Canadian keyboard stokes I'm used to on an English keyboard. I would like to change the behaviour of some keys. I was able to implement these changes in Vim, but I ...
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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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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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How do I unmap a mapped network drive that also has an associated physical drive?

I have 2 physical drives drives in my computer, C and D. Recently D "disappeared" and I assumed that it had stopped working but never removed it. I then mapped the letter D: to network share. Later ...
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Remaping Ctrl+Capslock and Alt+Capslock on Ubuntu

I'm trying to disable Capslock and make the following remaps: Ctrl+Capslock => Capslock Alt+Capslock => Escape (since my Escape key is broken) Right now I'm trying to use Xmodmap. I have ...
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Remap eject-key in Boot Camp

I am running Windows 7 x64 on my MBP within Boot Camp. I would like to remap the eject key to work as a forward-delete and remove the delay from it. On OS X this is easily achieved with ...
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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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Capturing input from a (proprietary, composite) USB HID

I bought a "Genius Wizard Stick" game controller for PC. It's kind of like a Wii remote, but it's 2.4ghz RF (via its own USB receiver). The plan was to use it for desktop and media control, but it ...
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How to swap ctrl and fn key on a MacBook Pro running Windows 7 via Boot Camp?

There are sooooo many discussion on the internet about swapping the fn and ctrl key on a MacBook Pro. On the Mac side, a new software called ReMap4MacBook does a perfect job swapping the two key. ...
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Remapping keys using xkb

My return key is physically dead. I'm running xubuntu. I am able to remap the AltGr to return using xmodmap. However when I reload xmodmap, either via shell or automatically during boot, it will hang ...
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Remap Keyboard Keys Windows 7 on the fly

I am working on a software project where I run an Adobe air project in fullscreen on laptops. I would like to avoid keys and combinations that would bring any other things to the front. So I would ...
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Remapping CAPS to Escape on Windows 7 without SharpKeys

I want to remap CAPS to escape (I use escape functionality all the time in many programs), but the two suggestions that seem to pop up are: Hot Keys (which even the people proposing say is a pain) ...
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Enable Ctrl (or Alt) + arrow keys to mimic 'home' and 'end' functionality

I am a long time Mac user and I'm now using a Ubuntu machine for development, and while I'm more or less used to a lot of the keyboard shortcuts, one thing I can't get used to is using the 'Home' and ...
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Using VIM, how do I remap directional keys from right hand to left hand?

This is the best solution I've seen so far: " Map Right Directionals to Left Commands noremap s h noremap d k noremap f j noremap g l " Map Left Commands to Right Directionals noremap h s noremap k ...
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How to remap CAPSLOCK to ESC in Linux Mint 12

I would like to remap the CAPSLOCK key to ESC as this is easier to use in Vim. I can make it in Ubuntu 11.04 as there's an option for this in Keyborad configuration. But recently I switched to use ...
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Mapping Caps Lock to Escape and Control on Windows 7

I want to be able to map the Caps Lock Key to Escape if it is not pressed with any other key and Control if it is. How can I do that on Windows 7?
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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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In Mac can I remap Control-Delete or Control-W to act as Option-Delete?

Option-Delete will remove the word to the left of the cursor. Is it possible to remap this behavior to Control-Delete or Control-W? For extra credit... is it feasible to remap CTRL-Left/Right Arrow ...
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Home and end keys on USB keyboard recognized as left and right arrow in VirtualBox running Windows 7

I have got a Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 USB keyboard connected to my MacBook Pro. The keyboard layout is standard 104 keys. When I run Windows 7 in VirtualBox the keyboard gets recognized as ...
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Cygwin - How do I remap X-term keys?

I would like to know how to remap some of the default keys for x-term. Specifically I would like to remap the Cntrl+leftArrow and Cntrl+rightArrow keys to move a word forward or backwards. I would ...
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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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How can I remap keys for a remote desktop session in Windows?

My main machine runs Windows 7 and has Caps Lock mapped to Control. When I remote to this computer from other machines (particularly ones that I do not manage or have administrator access to), their ...
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Map keyboard keys in Mac OS X (Unix)

Currently, when you're inside a terminal, CTRL+a move the cursor to the beginning, while CTRL+e move it to the end. I use those key combinations a lot since I don't have the home and end buttons on my ...
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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 do I remap a key to a key-combination in the Windows 7 registry?

I have been able to remap the CapsLock key (3A) to the Left Shift key (2A) by adding the binary value HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout\Scancode Map to the registry ...
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Remap or disable the F2 key's ability to toggle wifi on and off

On my Dell XPS 15 laptop, the top row of keys (the F1, F2, etc) serves two functions. They are both the F-number keys and the multimedia/misc controls and functions. In the BIOS you set them them to ...
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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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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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Remap right command key in windows

I'm using a apple bluetooth KB on windows. How can I remap right command to become CTRL?
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How to delete backwards word and leading whitespace in vim?

I'm trying to remap option-backspace behave in vim in Mac OS X's Terminal app similarly to how it would behave in other Mac applications. It should perform a backwards delete word, also deleting any ...
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How to map command in vim that maintains mode when invoked?

I'm running vim on a Linux VM that I'm ssh'd into via Mac OS X's Terminal app, and I want to configure it to do useful things with my arrow keys (among others). For example, I want option-left to ...
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How to remap 'Switch to next window' shortcut on MacBook Pro with OS X? [duplicate]

On my mac, switch to next window is mapped to CMD + ´. This is a pain when you're using a browser and your focus in on an input field or textarea etc., because when you hit that combo, instead of ...
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xmodmap has no effect

First post. Here it goes: I have Ubuntu 10.10, maverick. A few days ago I was trying to convert my 'command' key on my apple computer to a 'ctrl' key, and after searching online I ran into xmodmap. ...
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Remapping <Esc> in MacVim angers Vim itself

I have the following line in my .vimrc: nnoremap <Esc> :noh<Cr> This works fine in MacVim. Whenever I open Vim itself, its "command bar" starts off with: .2c For what it's worth, ...
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Remapping CapsLock key

I've remapped CapsLock key to work like this : CapsLock + J = Left arrow key CapsLock + K = Down arrow key etc. I've used xmodmap (as explained in Mapping Super+hjkl to arrow keys under X). The ...
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How do i execute a program based on a keypress from a specific USB keyboard?

I've been given one of these ubiquitous usb-sleep buttons which is basically a supersimple usb-keyboard. It's a big button that sends a SLEEP keypress to the computer when you slam it. But that is ...
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Send double-click with Autohotkey

I'd like to remap the middle mouse button to double-click using autohotkey. A simple remapping (4th mutton -> middle button) worked fine using XButton1::MButton but I couldn't find a way to remap a ...
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Generic mouse button remapping utility/driver

I'm looking for a generic utility/driver that allows me some basic mouse button remapping; especially setting the thumb button as "middle button" and maybe even the wheel button as "double click". I ...
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swap back caps and ctrl

I used to use swapped Ctrl and Caps for editing files in Emacs under Windows XP, so I have Ctrl function bind to Caps. Now I've got a new machine, and old traveled to another man, who wants to have ...