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

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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 [closed]

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: RegRead,...
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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 another key to serve as that key? I'll 'sacrifice' the other key because 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 Fn+...
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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 [closed]

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 ...