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Questions tagged [qwerty]

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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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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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MSKLC Layouts only apply to text intput, not in applications

I tried to make myself a German QWERTY layout by just switching the z and y key on my keyboard and creating a fitting layout with the Microsoft Keyboard Layout creator since there is no native support....
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How can I have both qwerty and azerty keyboards on same computer same time?

I have both an azerty and a qwerty keyboards on my computer. The azerty keyboard (FRA) is a real keyboard. The qwerty keyboard (ENG) is a magnetic track card reader recognized as a keyboard. My ...
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Switch from dvorak to qwerty when modifier key is pressed [duplicate]

Since I spend most of my day at a computer, I've become interested in learning to type on Dvorak. However, there's one thing holding me back: shortcuts. Shortcuts are designed to work on QWERTY, and ...
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Issue sony vaio : greater than (>) and less than (<) french keyboard

Originally my keyboard is QWERTY , and greater than (>) and less than (<) symbols work well, but when I switch my language from english to french ( AZERTY) . I don't know where is the location of ...
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How can I easily toggle between Dvorak and Qwerty keyboard layouts from a Linux system console?

I switch between Dvorak and Qwerty keyboard layouts, and frequently find myself with mismatched layouts on my host operating system and a Linux virtual machine. How can I easily switch the layout ...
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How to get german QWERTY on Windows?

Well I'm used to having the world standard keyboard which is qwerty and not qwertz... But on windows I can't find the choice for german input which would be qwerty, not qwertz. In linux there was ...
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How to type a caron char with querty keyboard?

How to type a Caron char with querty keyboard? I really need a blank space with this carot. I used the following instructions with no success. The oposite char, the Carot is on printed on my keyboard ...
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Is there a really fast way to switch between QWERTY and Dvorak?

What is the fastest way to switch between QWERTY and Dvorak on a Windows 7 Pro machine, by say, a key combination?
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Two keyboards - one qwerty one dvorak. Can windows use both simultaneously?

Similar to this question: Is it possible to use multi keyboards with multi keyboard layouts simultaneously? - I have two keyboards plugged in simultaneously. Both are querty keyboards, but I've ...
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Is there a way to change may keyboard layout before a program opens, and then change it back when the program exits?

All without me telling it to do anything after I invoke the fist thing. I have a mac. And an automator service that changes from dvorak to qwerty before starcraft 2 launches... but is there a way to ...
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What keyboard layout should one switch to, for maximum typing speed?

If this link is to be believed, then colemak/capewell/arensito are the layouts that make the fingers move the least amount of distance over the keyboard. It looks like Colemak is the best supported ...
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Uninstalling the default US-Qwerty keyboard layout off Windows 7

Following this question I'd like to try and completely remove the Qwerty layout. However, the default tool that comes with Windows won't allow such change. I wonder if there is a lower-level way to ...
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International Dvorak keyboard doesn't trigger hot-keys

I'm using the Engilsh-Dvorak keyboard-layout; My second keyboard language is Hebrew, which has nothing to do with Dvorak but the hot keys (e.g if I'm writing a document in Hebrew and want to make some ...
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Is there a way to use Dvorak keyboard layout, but with command keys mapped to qwerty?

I tried to learn Dvorak keyboard layout a few years ago, and got reasonably good at it, but I couldn't get past the fact that command-key shortcuts were no longer in the right place. In particular, ...
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why the letters in keyboards are arranged like this?

Does anyone have a good explanation why the keyboard of computers has this weird way of arrangements? QWERTY and others? I know they take it from typewriters? but still? why didn't they arrange it ...