How to install a 102..105 windows keyboard (USB)
in a iMac (OSX Yosemite 10.10.3 in this case)
in foreign languages layouts...

I want PT-PT in this case...
but I extend my question to other languages
(Spanish, French, Italian, etc.)


Usually, you only have to plug in your keyboard. OSX will then recognized it and ask you to type on some keys so as to recognize the layout. This will not always work.

I personally have a traditional PC keyboard on my mac. I use the layout switcher in menu bar to quickly change between my built-in mac keyboard and the PC one. You can find the various layouts in System Settings --> Keyboard --> Layouts (the 4th tab).


If none of the given layouts is satisfying you better follow this question to create your custom layout.

  • Yep... that was my 1st action... sadly there is no Portuguese keyboard layout there (PT-PT)... I selected a alternative/similar keyboard but some keys are not mapped correctly...
    – ZEE
    Jun 3 '16 at 19:18
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    I know you can create your own layouts, I'm looking how to do this. Can you provide a picture/map of the layout PT PT ? Indeed I only see one Portuguese layout and few Brazilians.
    – Lich4r
    Jun 4 '16 at 7:23
  • Yes.. here it is... images.esellerpro.com/2416/I/104/32/…
    – ZEE
    Jun 4 '16 at 20:28
  • Did you see my edit ?
    – Lich4r
    Jun 7 '16 at 15:08

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