I have a macbook pro and a keyboard meant for a PC. I want to remap some keys and, after googling around, found this:

Simulate PC keyboard on Mac

I just want a few basics:

copy paste with ctrl-C + ctrl-V

alt-tab to switch between applications (this is normally command tab on a mac)

command-option to switch between tabs on chrome

I've looked through Karabiner / KeyRemap4MacBook but can't seem to sort it out. Any advice on how to do this would be greatly appreciated.



  • Not what you're asking, but as Control has a different meaning on a Mac, and as you might be using your built-in keyboard too, I'd get used to the order and meaning on a Mac keyboard. So: I'd map the PC's Ctrl, Windows, Alt to the Mac's Ctrl, Option, Command. If you want that, see How to re-map command and option keys on Mac OS X with a PC-keyboard? – Arjan Aug 15 '15 at 8:01

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