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Questions tagged [keyboard-layout]

Questions about re-arranging your keyboard layout (ex switching to Dvorak or remapping your Caps Lock key).

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What do I do if I can't type double underscore in Python shell and IDLE in Windows 10? [migrated]

When I try to type the attributes of a class with 1 single underscore between each word I get the following error: >>> class Dog: def_init_(self,color,legs): File "<stdin>", ...
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VSCode - sudo usage switches keyboard language

I'm on MacOS - Mojave with Code version 1.30.2 I'm experiencing som weird error in Visual Studio Code. I need to run it as super user / sudo because i have a ssh mounted directory and git running - ...
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Specifying Input Layouts in Regional Settings XML (Unattended)

I'm automating regional and languages settings, and part of my XML file is: <gs:InputPreferences> <gs:InputLanguageID Action="remove" ID="0809:00000809"/> <!-- This removes en-GB --&...
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On Fedora 29, all keyboard layouts are ISO but my keyboard is ANSI

ISO layout keyboards (international keyboards) have an extra key between the left shift and the Z key that ANSI (US standard keyboards) don't have. I recently switched to a mechanical keyboard that ...
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Computer won't switch between azerty and qwerty

Switching between azerty and qwerty via shortcuts worked just fine until it didn't. No idea what might have caused it, no fix has helped thus far.
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I have two KBD layout in the KBD-list but they don't appear in the control panel

I have a setup for EN and HE but my keyboard set includes GLG-US and GLG-ES as they don't appear in the menus I can't remove them. If I add them manually and than remove them I can do for one of them ...
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How to stop Windows 10 switching keyboard layout to default language after sleep

How can I stop Windows 10 from switching input language automatically? It does it when my laptop goes to sleep. On wake up it will switch the keyboard input language to the default language. I don't ...
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How do I use the InScript layout in Linux Mint Tara?

I have added the "Indian" keyboard layout in Keyboard Settings. When I select it from the panel icon for "Input Method" it works only in Firefox or LibreOffice. It does not work in Mint's default text ...
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ubuntu (cinnamon) set shortcut to select keyboard layouts

I want to set a separate keyboard shortcut for each keyboard layout, and disable any shortcut that toggles between them. e.g. alt+shift+1 select keyboard layout US alt+shift+2 select keyboard ...
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Can't change to special keyboard layout on Debian

I'm aware of the mass of questions of answers regarding changing the keyboard layout on Linux and specifically Debian-based systems. Sadly, all these don't help, because I am not trying to change the ...
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Using AutoHotkey to swap LEFT-CONTROL and LEFT-ALT on Windows 10 disables the ALT-GR on my German keyboard.

Windows 10Pro 1803 AutoHotkey 1.1.28.02 Cherry MX 3850 USB Keyboard (German) I have an extremely simple AutoHotkey script... #NoEnv ; Recommended for performance and compatibility with future ...
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Keyboard keys mixed up (y and z) on Win 10

Configuration: Lenovo P50 PC Windows 10 Enterprise I have a really weird problem. I have 2 keyboard layouts installed English-US (QWERTY) and German (QWERTZ). All was working fine. Then starting ...
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How do I rebind the Keyboard Layout Switch (“Alt+Shift”) to another keypress in Windows 7?

I switch between ANSI and ISO keyboard layouts often in my work. So I want to use this function, but I want to bind it to the Pause key ("F15"). How do I accomplish this so it works in all programs? ...
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I installed Programmer Dvorak Keyboard Layout and now I have 4 entries in my language preferences in Windows 10

Normally I type using a Swedish QWERTY layout. Recently I've been learning Dvorak as well. So I added "United States Dvorak" in Windows and it worked fine. If I pressed Win-Space I toggled between the ...
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Swap fn key children keys function

I just bought a new laptop, the Acer A715-72G and it has this very annoying feature. The F1-12 keys are swapped with the functions they also give. Like adjusting brightness and adjusting volume. At ...
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How to type chinese on scandinavian keyboard layout?

I use a norwegian keyboard, and I am currently learning chinese. So I want to type with ms pinyin. I have set my pc up so that it is in english but still recognizing my norwegian layout. Which is very ...
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Peculiar keyboard malfunction (specific keys combinations not working)

I'm having a weird problem with one particular keyboard I happen to like. I tend to believe it's not of a physical nature (the keys seem to work in different combinations), but it's definitely a ...
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Typing Single Quotes On US/International Keyboard?

The US/international keyboard works great for many languages like Spanish and Portuguese. It was great to figure that out so I wouldn't have to copy/paste or try to remember alt codes. However, in ...
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Alternative US INTL keyboard layout which is not “clever” with the quotes?

I'm using the US International keyboard layout in Windows 10 because I need a US layout for easily accessible "programming" keys (<,>,[,],(,),|,;, and so on..) together with the ability to write ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Shift keyboard layout switch (for the same input language) in Windows 10?

This Question was asked before enter link description here, I am wondering how to do this under Windows 10. The proposed solution is not feasible for windows 10 since the decribed path does not exist. ...
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Chrome “Jump to Tab” shortcut broken with French Keyboard (OSX)

I've updated my OSX to Mojave yesterday, and Chrome's jump to tab function stopped working. As I have a french keyboard, my default numbers are & é " ' ( § è ! ç à, and when hitting shift, ...
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Remap Japanese Keys in Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator?

I'm using Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4, and I was able to successfully define my own keyboard. The problem is that now when use I the Japanese keys(5 additional keys) on my keyboard are ...
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Use Apple Keyboard shortcuts on Windows

I have a PC and a Mac and I often switch between both of them. I am quite used to the Apple Keyboard (AZERTY French) shortcuts such as CMD + C/CMD + V for copy / paste Shift + Option + 5 / ° for ...
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Can I use my local keyboard layout in a remote desktop session?

I use a variant of the Dvorak layout for UK punctuation. When I connect via RDP to one of our administrator boxes the layout is automatically set to US QWERTY. Can I set RDP to ignore the remote ...
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Can I use AltGr + ' to produce ` (grave accent) in Windows?

Can I use AltGr + ' to produce ` (grave accent) in Windows? This is the default behaviour in Linux, I'd like to do the same on Windows. I'm using Windows 10 with a QWERTY italian keyboard which, ...
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How to switch off English International Keyboard in Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have Win10 Home on my laptop in English (United States). Personally I need only two keyboard layouts: English (US) and Russian. But for some reason there appears a third one: English (INTL), which ...
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How to remap the Shift key to Caps Lock key [duplicate]

I have a minilaptop which shift keys do not work. I want to remap the layout so when I press CapsLock key it behaves like shift. I have seen many turials on this matter but most of them are either too ...
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Custom keyboard layout Macbook Pro 2017 Touchbar

I’ve made a custom keyboard layout in Ukulele, i’ve made it somewhat system wide, but I want to make it fully system wide (like when booting up, and in recovery mode) Can someone help me with this? ...
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How to remap 'browser home' key with xkb?

I have this remapped to Escape key with Xmodmap but it keeps resetting after resuming from a suspend. I currently have tried startup scripts and susupend-resume hooks but nothing is perfect. Looking ...
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Can't remove unneeded keyboard layouts - no such setting anywhere

After I have installed Office 2016 Home and Student (en-us version) it automatically added two new keyboard layouts - English UK and English International in addition to my existing other layouts (...
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Problems with setting permanent keyboard layout in Ubuntu 16.04 Xubuntu

Following this information, changing the config file sets layout permanently. It is already set to what is required (neo2) previoisly it was set to German, but in both cases the layout is not loading ...
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How to get / watch for a Debian bug update for Ubuntu in initramfs-tools 0.122ubuntu8.8

On installing a recent Xubuntu with Ubuntu 16.04, I find myself unable to set keyboard layout permanently to German becase every time I do it using dpkg, the initramfs-tools bug kicks in. dpkg-...
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Windows 10: Everything in English except for Keyboard (German)

I'm Austrian - therefore I want my keyboard to be in German, all the time so I can write ü,ö,ä, etc. and not having z and y change places (QWERTZ-keyboard). But I want all apps, and everything on my ...
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Is it possible to type the pound sign (£) on an (American) Kinesis Advantage keyboard?

I'm using the United States International keyboard layout, so pressing ' and then o should make an accented ó in Microsoft Windows 10. The problem is that I'm using a Kinesis Advantage keyboard and ...
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How to use function keys on bluetooth keyboards in Android without pressing Fn?

I use an external Bluetooth keyboard Samsung EJ-BT230 with an Android device. I need F1-F12 keys to use SSH terminal remotely (eg. for mc). Now, I'm able to use function keys when holding Fn button on ...
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Change keyboard layout with hotkey?

I'm trying to avoid using my right hand due to pain recently and have been typing with one hand on the keyboard. Is there a way to have a hot key toggle (say caps lock) which when pressed and held ...
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Some keys on asus laptop not working after installing windows 10 home

Some of my keys doesn't work.. after installing windows 10 my previous os was ubuntu, from the number keys only 5,6,0 works I am using my keyboard numpad which works perfectly From the alphabet part ...
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How to add the shift command on the minus key (-) of the numeric keypad to write underline (_)

I tried to use Microsoft Layout Creator, though I do not know how to show the numeric keypad in this program. I tried editing the source klc file, but I did not find documentation about the language. ...
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Changing keyboard layout of a laptop

In many Dell laptops, the Home, End, PgUp and PgDn buttons are combined with the arrow keys, so to press one of them you have to press Fn+Arrow; see bottom-right of the figure: This is very ...
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Is there a kmap file for Japanese Kana?

I created a Linux-based C++ program that catches keystroke events from the keyboard and outputs the corresponding characters. To achieve this I converted a bunch of kmap files into the machine-...
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Change keyboard shortcuts in Win10

So I came across this post when trying to change my hotkeys for changing the keyboard layouts. For some reason Microsoft decided that only the left alt+left shift is possible for changing layouts. Is ...
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Japanese input for mac deleting text with shift

I have my macbook's keyboard setup such that it types Japanese using a latin layout, converts automatically to hiragana / katakana / kanji without shift pressed, and converts to just katakana with ...
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It's possible to add a Key to a layout of the keyboard?

I want to add a key to a layout. I have an en-US keyboard layout, and I want to add this letter "ñ" and this one "Ñ" to the N key. It's possible to add this key by pressing ALT+N (ñ) and ALT+SHIFT+N (...
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What is this keyboard's country?

Can someone tell me what layout is used in this fujitsu keyboard? When I bought it I was told it was british, but comparing it with UK layout it does not match (I'm Italian, Iwas asked to buy a UK ...
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Is there a way to map caps lock to switch keyboard layout on MS-Windows 10?

pretty much the title. I searched a bit, but all I could find is the standard settings. I come from Linux, where this thing is built in, but I expect there is some tool I can use to achieve this.
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Can't switch between keyboard layouts using Alt+Shift+Number while focus is in text fields and some applications

I'm running Windows 10, build 1803, and have set up my language like this: with three input languages - US English, Bulgarian and Japanese. Each has an assigned shortcut - Left Alt+Shift+1 for ENG, ...
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Some X apps accept my non-Latin characters, some ignore them

I'm using an X environment with a dual keyboard layout: us,il. Now, in some of my applications, and in the il layout, Hebrew characters don't register, while punctuation marks do. In other apps, ...
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Windows keyboard layout switching randomly

My keyboard layout seems to be changing randomly. I turned off the switching shortcuts. I am also pretty sure I'm not using Win+space. Also I only have one Language with one layout configured. Still ...
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Is there a way to disable the emojis on the Windows Tablet Mode On Screen Keyboard

The title says it all -- tablet being used in a professional environment, and they want to eliminate the use of emojis. Is there a way to disable it on the standard tablet mode on screen keyboard in ...
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What unicode characters in the control group other than tab work with MSKLC?

MSKLC = Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator. Are there control characters for Home, End, delete, etc. and do they work with MSKLC 1.4?