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

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How can I prevent Windows 7 from reacting to pressing the “Search” button on a Microsoft Natural keyboard?

How can I prevent Windows from reacting to pressing the "Search" button, so only my NaturalPoint software reacts to this button press? For years I've always mapped the "Search" button on Microsoft's ...
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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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Keymapping help needed with Apple keyboard on Windows 7 e.g. \ (backslash), at (@), pipe |

I would like some definitive advice with precise steps as to how to get the correct characters (i.e. those shown on the keys themselves) to show when I type with them. Specifically I need keys with ...
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Remap CapsLock to $?

I have now been trying to remap CapsLock to $. But without luck. I have tried the following Binary code. 00000000 00000000 02000000 05003A00 00000000 When I now click the CapsLock it comes out ...
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Remap any key to win

I've tried a lot of combinations to map my key AE12 to Super (win key) but all them failed... How can i map a key to act like win key in /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us ? I am using linux mint. ...
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Remapping keys without external software

It seems my keyboard keys do not match up to their actual outputs, it's a UK keyboard, with the UK language installed on the operating system. In this case Windows 8. for example the AT key on the ...
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How can I remap the keys for a specific keyboard?

There are several keyboards attached to my computer. I'd like to remap the keys on ONE of them, but keep the rest as they were. How can I do this? As for the "why" – I have this idea that I'd like to ...
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Autohotkey Alt+O remap

I want to create a remap script for Alt+O. The program for data entry that I use has Alt+O to close the dialog box for 'OK' I would like to remap it to one of the following (because they are all on ...
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Win8 - How do I remap Right-Alt? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remap a keyboard key? I spilled pop on my keyboard and broke my b button and my touchpad, luckily nothing else. I used KeyTweak/SharpKeys on Win7 to remap b ...
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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 ...