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

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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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How do you remap the scroll wheel up and down actions of a Logitech G700 mouse?

I have a Logitech G700 mouse. I'd like to remap the scroll up and down actions of the scroll wheel to either a key press or macro. Is this possible using the SetPoint software or some other means?
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How do I change a keyboard key function?

I do not use my right Alt, and I would like to have a Underline key on that place. Is there a way to configure my right Alt to be an underline character key? update: using Windows 7
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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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remap kinesis keyboard with modifier keys

I just purchased a kinesis advantage and would like to remap the "delete" key (delete character right of cursor) to [shift] [Back Space] using [prgrm] [f12 Remap]. This failed as [Shift] is now ...
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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 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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Remapping special keys on a Logitech keyboard

I just bought a new keyboard today, and to my surprise it doesn't include "Next/Previous track" keys, although it has other media keys. It also has useless keys like "Home" which brings up the web ...
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Autohotkey - How to overwrite an existing hotkey, while remapping the original hotkey

I want to do a seemingly simple action but I'm having trouble figuring out how. I want to remap Ctrl+F -- which natively opens a 'find' window in the program I'm using -- but I want to create a new ...
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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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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 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 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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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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How to remap Fn and ctrl keys in linux?

I bought a Lenovo computer and installed Deepin 2014 on it, but the ctrl and fn key placements are bothering me. How can I swap those keys in Linux?
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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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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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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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Openbox remap caps lock to escape

I guess the title is pretty clear. I want it so that when I hit the caps lock key it acts as though I ahd hit escape. This is on Arch with Openbox.
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Make URL call a different URL on Windows?

If I have a URL such as: http://localhost:12345/foo Is it possible to make this URL actually call a different URL and return that content? Such as say: http://www.google.com I would also like ...
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“The local device is already running” error on Windows Server SBS 2008

I have an issue with an old NAS which i have mapped on IP Address 192.168.1.2. The drive isn't accessible even when it is mapped. I have tried to remap it using: net use * /delete and net use * ...
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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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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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Key mapping sony vaio [duplicate]

I have Sony Vaio laptop. My left arrow key is not working. The same key is used for Home with Fn key. I want to map it to the right Ctrl key, which is the key next to it.
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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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How can I re-map these keys?

I am re-mapping the Qwerty layout to Dvorak using AHK because I can't install custom keyboard layouts on this computer. Most of my remapping just follows a simple pattern, and this works well: ...
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How mouse button re-mappings work?

I installed my new mouse (Anker 2000 DPI Wireless) and then the driver which installs a program named '5-button mouse' that allows me to remap what each button does, standard stuff and everything ...
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How can I re-map the colon (“shift+period”)?

I am re-mapping the Qwerty layout (Danish) to Dvorak using AHK because I can't install custom keyboard layouts on this computer. So for instance these work fine: :*:n::b ; remap "n" to "b". This ...
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Autohotkey - remapping keys doesn't work

I am using Ctrl+Shift to switch between keyboard input language and i want to remap NumpadAdd key to ctrl+shift so i can change the languge with single key press. I tried this: NumpadAdd::^Shift ...
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How to remap a single specific Key to a Windows Shorcut?

My keyboard does not have a "Sleep" Key to put my PC to sleep, so I created a Windows Shorcut to put my PC to sleep. Now I want to map a single specific Key to that Shortcut, but all Windows ...
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How do I remap keys in caret mode and textarea mode in vimperator?

I use vimperator with my operating system set to an alternate keyboard layout. It's pretty easy to remap things in insert and normal mode with inoremap and nnoremap in my .vimperatorrc, but I can't ...
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Map Win+M to an icon in Windows 8

I would like to have an icon performing the function of the (Win)+M keyboard shortcut. Is this possible? In other words, is it possible to change the "View desktop" icon so that it minimizes all ...
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How to differentiate between drives mapped via GP and drives mapped manually?

How to differentiate between drives mapped via GP and drives mapped manually. Basically, we have some drives(~10) to be mapped for some domain users. Some users have already done this manually. Any ...
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remapping Vimperator's backspace key

How can I remap the backspace key in Vimperator? I can't find its equivalent, like or etc. I'm sure I'm staring right at it. Any hints you can give me would be much appreciated.
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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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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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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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Autohotkey Ctrl+Shift - Zbrush/Photoshop

I have been using Autohotkey for a long time to remap keys inside CG softwares (mainly Zbrush and Photoshop) to make them more lefty-friendly. Essentially, I remap the Numpad keys to keys you can't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Undo remap using xmodmap

In an attempt to remap the right alt key to my left alt key I had run the following: xmodmap -e 'keysym Alt_L=Alt_R' Now I cannot revert it back to it's original state. How can I undo this blunder?
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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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How to fix my home folder

They say that I should have ~/.inputrc However, I do not. My home is mapped to Windows user folder. How do I fix that?
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Remap Lock key on Thinkpad Edge E531

My Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E531 (running Windows 7) has a few unneeded media keys above the numpad (Calculator, Lock computer, Web browser and Explorer) that I would like to remap to something more ...
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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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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 ...