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What to replace the Caps Lock key to? [closed]

I want to remap my Caps Lock key. I know how to do this, this is not a question about How, this is a question about What. I want to remap it to something useful, not just disable it. What could I ...
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Mapping multiple keys strokes to one key

I'm using both Windows 7 and XP (simulatnateously on two machines) and I'm getting frustrated with the fact that both versions use different keystrokes to move up the folder hierarchy in explorer. ...
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Make ` an un-dead in X11

I'm on a Swedish keyboard, a keyboard which is loaded with dead keys, that is, to produce an 'ä' I would press " (the same button as ~/^) and then a (or press the dedicated ä-button...), and to ...
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Change keyboard mapping

HP Mini 210 Fedora 14 xfce I have bought a new HP Mini. I use it for programming in emacs. However, I want to change the key mapping for the 'fn' and 'ctrl'. Basically I want to swap them ...
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Re-map right click from [shift-F10] to [shift-F9] on Vista

shift-F10 is the keyboard shortcut for right clicking. I'd like to change it to F9, because that is easier to find on the keyboard without looking. Is this possible?
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remap gnu screen “other” window selection

In my .screenrc file, I have: escape \034\034 This remaps ^a to ^\. This works for switching windows when specifying the window number, such as ^\0 or ^\1 but the 'other' command is not available, ...
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How can I run another app when pressing the calculator key on my keyboard?

I've a Logitech Media Keyboard 600 which features a separate button to launch the calculator. I need that quite often, but the Windows shipped calculator is useless; there are more advanced out there. ...
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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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How do I remap multi-key sequences to individual keys?

I just bought an IBM Model M keyboard. While awesome, it lacks a windows key and multimedia keys. While there are many programs out there that can map one key to another, or one key to a key sequence, ...
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How to add a Pause/Break key to a keyboard that doesn't have one?

I would like to make my right Alt key into a Pause/Break key, because my keyboard doesn't have one. I would like to know where to go to edit this information, and how to save the changes. Please, ...
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How to remap brightness & volume keys on Asus AspireOne / Ubuntu Lucid?

I want to remap the following keys on my Asus AspireOne running Ubuntu Lucid: Brightness down (Fn-Left) -> Home Brightness up (Fn-Right) -> End Volume up (Fn-Up) -> Page up ...
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What program is intercepting a specific keyboard combination?

How can I figure which software has globally redefined a key combination on my system? I finally hunted down the Intel driver that decided to install itself today and commandeer a slew of everyday ...
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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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Wrong mapping of Return key in Linux

I have a problem with the mapping of the return key on a Fujitsu Siemens si2636 laptop. Though it is meant to be a standard return key it is mapped as a keypad return key. In Gnome or KDE this is not ...
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Remap pause/break key

I would like to remap a pause/break key into my dell inspiron 1545's keyboard, but all the utilities I've tried so far either haven't worked or don't support remapping of key "outside of the alphabet" ...
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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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Mapping Keyboard buttons to a usb device

Hey, I was wondering if it is possible in Windows to run a program, that will map lets say the "r" button to something like an xbox controller's trigger or the mouse's wheel?
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Possible to remap the Fn+C/V to Ctrl+C/V key combinations on a Thinkpad?

I know remapping the Fn key alone seems like its impossible, but what about the actual combination? FN + c, FN + V and FN + a to be remapped to the ctrl + C, V, A. Doable?
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Map key to middle click (on Win 7)

Is there a utility to map a keyboard key to middle-click? In particular, I'm trying to map the useless Context Menu key to the middle-click on my laptop.
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keyboard layout: change super key (windows key) to behave differently

one of my keyboard keys is dead (< >) and I'd like to change the windows/super key behavior, so I can use it to type < and > . is this possible? I'm on ubuntu 9.04 with gnome, I read some info ...
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Lenovo Mini Wireless Keyboard N5901: Remap orange “My Computer” button

I have a Lenovo Mini Wireless Keyboard N5901 (a.k.a. Part No. 57Y6336) that I'm using with my HTPC running Windows 7. The remote comes with an orange button in the top-left corner that by default, ...
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Map reverse-history-search function in bash to a shortcut other than CTRL+R

I'm using Putty Connection Manager which captures CTRL-R key before it can get to my bash shell. So I was wondering if it is possible to map the reverse-history-search to another shortcut key. Such ...
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How do I swap the Windows and Control keys in Windows 7?

I'm used to a Mac keyboard and that means my finger expect to find the shortcut key to the left of the spacebar. How can I turn the Windows key (command key on a Mac keyboard) into the Control key and ...
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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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Remapping keyboard keys for specific applications

I want to be able to remap keys for specific applications so that those keys can execute macros. I don't want the remap to be global. What are the best programs for this?
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Conditional hotkey or include in AutoHotKey

Is there a way to define a Hotkey conditionally in AutoHotKey? I want to do different keyboard mappings for different machines with different physical keyboards. This is what I want to do: ...
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Keyboard keys being remapped in some application

At least once a week one of my applications gets all screwed up and typing with the keyboard becomes impossible. Today it's an email in Outlook, last week it was AbstractSpoon's ToDoList. I was ...
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Remap alt-tab to behave like win-tab

Just a quick one I hope -- is there any way in Windows to make alt-tab behave like win-tab? I've poked and googled and not found anything, so assuming there isn't ... but if anyone knows of a way, ...
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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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Emulating the right Ctrl key on MacBook Pro keyboard lacking an actual right Ctrl key

I need to use the right Ctrl key in a certain application, but my keyboard doesn't have one. The left Ctrl key has an entirely different function in this case. How can I emulate the right Ctrl key, ...
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MacBook Pro Keyboard - How to Swap / Remap Keys?

I know this may be asked before in a different manner, but I still haven't really seen a solid answer. I'm hoping that providing these 2 specific needs will make it more clear. I specifically want 2 ...
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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 a keyboard key?

One of my laptop's keys has fallen off. Is there any way I can remap the key, to another key which I'll 'sacrifice' cause I never use it?
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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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Remap key combinations in Windows

This question is similar to this one, but the accepted solution doesn't work in my case. I work on two different laptops. On one, the Home and End keys are only available by pressing Fn+Left and ...
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Touchpad button assignments don't persist with Lenovo T400 on WinXP

I have a Lenovo T400 notebook with Windows XP on it. I usually use the TrackPoint, and almost never use the TouchPad. I do a look of work on Linux over VNC, in my setup the middle mouse button is ...
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Lightweight SharpKeys replacement

I was looking for a tool to help me remap my Caps Lock to another key and came across SharpKeys. It's a handy tool but installing the entire .NET framework for this tiny utility seems like overkill. ...
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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 ...