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

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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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Is there a way to map FN to MenuKey without outside software?

My new Rosewill mech keyboard has an FN key instead of Menu Key (aka context key or apps key). Is there any way I can map that to the Menu Key without downloading outside software? Unfortunately can'...
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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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Remap any key to F5 in Vim

I am trying to remap a key (I do not matter which) to F5 key because my physical keyboard hasn't got F1 - F12 keys. How can I do it? I have tried to use nnoremap but I am doing something wrong. I ...
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Delete the euro-sign (€) keyboard-shortcut (AltGr + E) via remapping the registry in windows

I'm trying to delete the AltGR + E shortcut for making a euro-sign € via remapping in the registry in Windows. I have found out that remapping in the registry is possible by searching some Stack ...
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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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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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What program is intercepting a specific keyboard combination?

How can I figure out 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 ...
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How can I map “Shift + (A number)” to “(Another number)” using xmodmap?

I want to map my keys so that pressing Shift + 1 produces a 6, Shift + 2produces a 7, etc. to make it possible to type all numbers using only my left hand. When I try xmodmap -e "keycode 10 Shift_L = ...
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Not able to set up key maps involving <Tab> in Vim in a terminal

I'm a Vim noob who liked the instructions in this wiki to set up key mapping for quickly cycling through several files. The only problem: I can't get it to work! My ~/.vimrc contains these lines (...
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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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Keyboard remapping with profiles

So I am looking for a program that functions a lot like XMBC which is a program that allows you to remap / simulate key presses with your mouse buttons. But I want to be able to remap key presses to ...
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Remapping “Ctrl Shift Z” as “Ctrl Y” in Excel with AutoHotKey

I'm on Windows 8.1 using MS Excel 2013, and I'm using this AutoHotKey script... $^+z:: SetKeyDelay -1 Send {RCtrl Down}y{RCtrl Up} to remap "Ctrl Shift Z" as "Ctrl Y", in order to perform......
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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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Synergy: Mapping Additional Mouse Buttons to Expose/Show Desktop on a Mac

I own both a Mac and a PC, and I have recently started using Synergy in order to use the same mouse and keyboard on both computers. As of right now, the mouse and keyboard are connected to my PC - ...
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Binding Shift to x using AutoHotkey

I'm trying to switch my left shift+ button with my x+ key on the keyboard. I tried Lshift::x but what happened was BOTH keys now had the functionality of just x. I looked at Problem with rebinding ...
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How to remap keyboard's extra keys?

i am using a HP keyboard like this https://image.jimcdn.com/app/cms/image/transf/none/path/s216fc92e682c08fa/image/i7a37967f823bf0df/version/1368691638/image.jpg as you can see it has some extra keys ...
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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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How to map all centos shutdown commands to reboot command

i'm running a centos server and I would like to make it so, that when you type the shut down command(s) it would instead reboot the server.
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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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The commercial at key has swapped with the double inverted commas key

Ever since I loaded Windows 10 the double inverted commas key (") on my wired keyboard has swapped with the commercial at key (@). Can anybody please tell me how to swap them back?
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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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Is there an easy way to remap not working 'a' key on Mac Yosemite?

my 'a' key has stopped working on my old Mac. I'm currently using the floating keyboard which drives me crazy. Is there a simple way to remap to another key til I can afford to fix it? Thanks!
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How can I remap “Alt”+“Gr” key combo to the Win key in Mac OS X on a Yogitype keyboard?

I have a Yogitype keyboard with a Windows keyboard layout but I’m using it in Mac OS X. I basically would like to know how to map a modifier key to a non-modifier key, but specifically: How do I map ...
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Map capslock to control in windows 10

In windows 8 I used to remap my capslock key to control using the registry script REGEDIT4 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout] "Scancode Map"=hex:00,00,00,00,00,00,...
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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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Remapping Shift + Volume Wheel to Scroll

I just got a new daskeyboard with a physical volume wheel. I'd like to be able to use the volume wheel + shift to be able to scroll, but I'm not realy sure where to begin remapping a media key in ...
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Remap Lenovo laptop OneKey Recovery button?

My Lenovo Y50 has a 'Cyberlink OneKey Recovery' hardware button next to the power button. Is there any way by which I can remap this button to launch another app? (except going to the directory and ...
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Remap keys using Registry

I can only use the Registry to remap keys due to security restrictions at work. I want to map a combination of SHIFT + Spacebar to become the Enter key. I am using Windows 7. Thanks.
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Remap Keys - no software

I need to swap/remap the location of the ' (apostrophe & quote key) and the ; (semi colon & colon key). I find it greatly increases typing efficiency. I need to do this without installing any ...
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remap ctrl-shift-up -down (xubuntu, bash)

I'm using xubuntu 14.04 and trying to remap ctrl-shift-up/-down arrow key in vim in xfce-terminal (not gvim). Doing the same with left/right works fine. The keys are not mapped in some xfce-settings. ...
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How to remap Ctrl-j to ENTER on Mac OS X Yosemite?

How to remap Ctrl-j to ENTER on Mac OS X Yosemite ? I downloaded & installed Karabiner - but I don't know how can it be done with it? Maybe it can be done somehow with Alfred? Any help will be ...
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AHK keymapping and Joysticks

I've been trying to make a AHK script work with my Logitech F310 gamepad. There is 11 buttons on the controller total, however it doesn't recognise the 11th button being an actual button, even Windows ...
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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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external keyboard to behave in OSX as it would do in Windows

I'm struggling to configure under OSX Yosemite a Logitech K270 wireless keyboard to behave the same as it would do under Windows. The keyboard is paired to a mid 2015 15" MacBook Pro. What I ...
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Vim: map shift-K to open help on current word in a new tab

In conjunction with http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3131393/remapping-help-in-vim-to-open-in-a-new-tab , I'm looking to also make the shift-K shortcut that opens help in a new tab. I first tried ...
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Chrome: Remap Cmd+Click to Ctrl+Click for “open link in new window”

I use a lot of keyboard shortcuts, and recently I've found that pressing Cmd with the thumb is becoming quite painful. I've remapped Capslock to Ctrl, and are now switching to using Ctrl (capslock ...
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Can't login any more after remapping alt-key (CtrlAltDel)

I did a very stupid thing. I have disable the ALT-key in the registry, and now I can't enter any more the Ctrl-Alt-Del sequence to login. What can I do?
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Map `AltGr + [' to `å'

I'm on a Norwegian keyboard and use setxkbmap us to code. Sometimes I communicate in Norwegian. This requires me to setxkbmap no. That is rather annoying. I would like to remap the AltGr with another ...
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Emulate left mouse button with CapsLock key

I want CapsLock key on my keyboard to act like the left mouse button. I want to be able to perform clicks, double clicks, send mouse down and mouse up events etc. Now I am using AutoHotkey and the ...
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Configuring a key to work as replacement for another key on keyboard

Few days back one of my keyboard key('O') came out, and I can't it intact again. Is there any way to configure another key, or a combination of key to work as a replacement of the lost key? I'm using ...
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Multiple characters from Mac keyboard

I have a Macbook Pro and all of a sudden some keys started giving me multiple different letters. For example, I type E and I get EW. Or 2 and I get 23. Does anyone know how I can fix this?
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Remap Super_R to control (Fedora 22)

I have verified that keycode 134 (0x86) is my Super_R key on my keyboard. But I would like to remap this to control. However, I've tried nearly every permutation. What am I doing wrong? user@...
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Remapping the keyboard under Windows 8.1

I wish to remap an unused key into a key combination. I am a handicapped user and not of the related questions seem to answer my needs. My handicap requires me to enlarge the displayed portion of my ...
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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 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, ...