Questions tagged [remapping]

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

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Remapping alt+shift, and waiting for an additional keypress

I'm trying to use AutoHotKey to remap left alt+left shift according to the following conditions: If left alt+ left shift are pressed, wait for both to be released. Then, once both released: If the ...
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Automatically Update an XML Schema/Map

I have an XML Schema that is being used for an XML Map in an excel worksheet I have. However, recently I wanted to add a tag to the Excel worksheet and therefore a tag to the XML Schema. It's a really ...
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Remapped super key doesn't act as super button

I have an issue with remapping my Bluetooth keyboard super key. After connecting my Lenovo BKC510 keyboard over Bluetooth to my Lenovo yoga 500-14ISK laptop, running fedora 30, I realized that the ...
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How to map a key to go to desktop?

Before you say anything, I know I can use win+d to go to desktop. I would like to be able to just use the windows key instead of win+d because I'm trying to replace the start menu and taskbar with ...
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Can't assign certain characters using HIDMacros

I'm using HIDMacros to remap keys on my external keyboard by scanning my external device's key press and then inputting the desired character in the "send keyboard sequence" box. While this works for ...
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Can I remap my Notebook's TouchPad Buttons to a Keyboard Keystroke?

Specifically, I want them to invoke my Browser's BACK-/FORWARD-Page functionality
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Linux make return + <key> = ctrl-<key>

I want my return key to act like normal return when pressed alone, but act like control (ctrl) when pressed with another key. Example: Pressing + c = ctrl-c What tools would I use to configure this?...
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Karabiner on Mac: how to map right_option to right_control only if previous pressed key is not right_command?

I'm currently mapping my right_option key to right_control but there are some times where I would like to run the right_command + right_option + other key combination and would love to do it with the ...
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Can i change any key to make my pc “power on”?

Hello I would like to ask how do i remap any key to power on/off my pc? I used .exe program called SharpKeys(there is option the remap delete key to "Power" but i dont know if it only do on/off or ...
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Difficulty remapping AltGr to regular Alt key on brazilian ABNT2 keyboard

I have a Brazilian ABNT2-laidout keyboard and I really need to remap my AltGr key to function as a regular right Alt. So far I've tried: Using the SharpKeys application; Enabling and disabling ...
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AutoHotkey - Remapping keys only if certain keys are being held down

In a specific 3D app I am trying to accomplish the following: only while I hold down RButton, if I press space I wish to remap space to MButton. Currently what I have so far (not really working atm)...
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How to map NumPad1 to Alt+Enter?

I'm new to AutoHotKey, and I'm trying to map NumPad1 to Alt+Enter. I have done this by right clicking on the AHK window and editing script, which is in My Documents/Autohotkey.ahk and overwriting the ...
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What is the difference between virtual, JavaScript, or ASCII code versus Keyboard Scancode?

Can someone please explain why there seem to be two contradictory numbers assigned to each key on a keyboard? I'm using KeyTweak. I'm confused because, when I remap a key, the key # in KeyTweak's "...
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How do you disable the Fn key on a keyboard in Windows?

What I'd like to do is disable the function key on a keyboard entirely. We have devices that are in an environment where the Fn key is never needed and the "alternate" functions of the function key ...
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Reassign system modifier key

In macOS, the "system modifier key" (the key for system-wide OS shortcuts like copy, paste, etc.) is cmd, which is separate from the ctrl key. This means that the cmd key can be used for things like ...
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Remap the CapsLock key to Exit and Super or Ctrl

The position of CapsLock is valuable. I would like to add 3 functions to it. This idea is inspired by lucksmith's i3-gap settings which only add 2 functions to it (see remapSuper and remapCtrl script ...
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How to remap interrupt signal in zsh

In bash I can remap Ctrl-C or interrupt signal to Ctrl-J by this line stty intr ^J In zsh it doesn't work neither stty intr \^J How to remap interrupt signal to Ctrl-J? OS: Ubuntu 18.04
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Creating a custom function key in Windows

I would like to "create" a fn key ( similar to what laptops have ) on a desktop keyboard. What I would like to do is to bind Capslock to a new custom key, so that I can add new shortcuts involving ...
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Autoshift with autohotkey

I wanted to play with autoshift functionality. That is, if any of the alphanumeric keys is pressed longer than some timer, "shift" is automatically applied. I would imagine that someone has already ...
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Re-mapping NumLock key to behave as the End key

I happen to be in a similar situation to that of the unfortunate soul who posted this question: Re-mapping the «PowerOff» key on Asus laptop keyboard under Windows 10 64 bits?. That is, I ...
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Vim: Operator pending mode remaps not working

I'm trying to build a vimscript can be used with the Dvorak Simplified Layout. I.e., given that the keys on the keyboard plugged into the computer are laid out in the Dovark Simplified Layout (and the ...
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How to access Alt-Gr in Windows mode in a Kinesis Advantage keyboard?

On page 39 of the Kinesis Advantage keyboard manual it say: When a non-US keyboard driver is selected, the right Alt key on a traditional keyboard becomes a new kind of modifier, “Alt Gr.” Alt Gr ...
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F13 is incorrectly treated as numpad Enter in vcxsrv

I use SharpKeys on my Windows 8 machine to rebind the Caps Lock key to F13 so that I can use it as a hotkey/modifier in other programs. This works fine in Windows applications--for example, http://...
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Remap keys on windows without running EXEs or admin

I work in an environment (Win10) where you are allowed to modify files in your user folder, but are not allowed admin or the ability to run any executable file. I am also not allowed to modify the ...
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Is it possible to make the OS reroute from C:/path to D:/path?

I lack space on a drive. I cannot simply split the data I store between two drives or the applications using it will fail. Is there a way to split the data and have the OS (Windows 10) take care of ...
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How can I remap the volume scroll wheel to mouse wheel on a Corsair K70 keyboard?

How can I remap the volume scroll wheel to mouse wheel on a Corsair K70 keyboard? (e.g., instead of increasing the volume, I want the scroll to send a mouse wheel up signal) I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 ...
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Remapping A Virtual On-Screen Keyboard (OSK)?

I used TweakKey to remap a key on my Surface Book 2. I found that the change worked on the physical keyboard, but not on the OSK. Is there a way to re-map the OSK? I know how to do so with AutoHotKey,...
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Changing what character is sent while pressing shift

I'd like to change they way my keyboard works. I want my < and > keys changed to " and " keys. Is there a way to change what the a key will send if the shift key is held down. I'm ...
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Win Up key as Tab key instead Windows Menu

I would like to modify Windows(Super) key behavour like: {LWin Up} key as Tab character instead Windows Menu. LWin + letter, number, function key etc - works like normal behaviour.(ex: Win + m - ...
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How to map custom Logitech keyboard keys on Windows?

I have Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse MK710. On Fedora I could map every key including a custom key that opens a CD tray, in fact I think all keys were mapped correctly by default. On Windows 10,...
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how to modify my Logitech k810 special keys?

I downloaded SetPoint and remapped the special keys on my Logitech K810 keyboard. However, the "my keyboard" tab there is not found. I Googled and tried to reinstall and restart several times, ...
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Linux/Ubuntu: Alt + ijkl remapping as arrow keys not working as I want to

On windows I use Alt + ijkl to simulate the arrow keys. I do this with Autohotkey. I'm using Ubuntu in VirtualBox to learn how to use it, and to see if it is the right OS for me when it comes to ...
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Disable mouse using a key

Is there a way I can assign a key to block other keys using autohotkey? I've tried this, tried adding parentheses nothing works Here is the code g:: lbutton:: rbutton:: BlockInput, MouseMove ...
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Batch file to switch mapped disk locations

I have to switch my mapped disk because I work on two servers and don't want to change paths stored in files I modify. Generally both locations are mapped as P: in my company. I've just wonder how to ...
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Re-mapping the «PowerOff» key on Asus laptop keyboard under Windows 10 64 bits?

What I am trying to accomplish: To re-map a laptop's power button that is absurdly placed as a key in the keyboard. Context: I have recently bought an upgraded version of ASUS VivoBook Pro N552VW ...
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AutoHotkey remapping for Autodesk Maya navigation

I'm trying to remap existing navigation controls for panning 3D view in Maya. Since Maya doesn't allow any changes to its navigation I want to try to do that with AutoHotKey. By default to pan a view ...
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What is <buffer> used for on vim mapping?

From the :help command, in the key mapping section: If the first argument to one of these commands is <buffer> the mapping will be effective in the current buffer only. I don't understand ...
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Caps+Shift+hjkl as arrow keys

I currently map caps to CTRL-L using the following .Xmodmap: clear lock clear control keycode 66 = Control_L add control = Control_L Control_R I'd like to additionally map Caps+Shift+HJKL to be ...
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On Windows, is there a way to map double-tapping the Shift key to make it behave as Capslock, like keyboards on mobile?

I've recently remapped the Capslock key to Esc and it's great, but I also miss its actual functionality at times. So I wondered if it would be possible to make the Shift key behave as it does for ...
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Windows remote smb connection over port 4450

I have a NAS and I used to access it remotely but my ISP started to block low ports as 20, 21, 22, 80, 139, 443, 445, etc... So I did some port remapping on my router to accept SMB connections over ...
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How to disable alt-tilda on Ubuntu 16.04?

I need the alt-tilda combination for my IDE's (by JetBrains), however Ubuntu insists capturing this combination for in-app windows switching. Tried following several guides (both ccsm and dconf-...
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How can I remap function keys while ensuring that they retain their original functions?

I would like to remap certain keys but ensure that they still retain their original functions with modifiers. For example, I want to remap F4 to mute, but I want ALT+F4 to still close applications. ...
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Keytweak / Sharpkeys on Windows Doesn't Rekey

I lost my beloved Q key a few months back. I changed Q to an extra key on my keyboard, but when I updated to Anniversary (1607), I lost my key, which I have since been unable to change back using ...
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Change Windows keyboard shortcuts for applications

Are there any way to set a custom keyboard shortcut for an application in Windows? More specifically I'd like to overwrite the exisisting WIN + E shortcut (which is default for opening Windows ...
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Mapping Keys to Commands in Vimperator

I want to close the current tab on clicking ww that is two minuscule w's sequentially So I imagine I need to put in vimperatorrc a line similar to the following map <ww> :tabclose<CR> ...
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How do I map Ctrl + F8 in vim?

I've been trying to map Ctrl + F8 in several different ways but I just can't get it to work. After I made some researches I found out that vim doesn't support all terminal keycodes and I have to ...
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Disable start menu when pressing the WIN key

I would like the start menu to not open when pressing the windows key on the keyboard. In my case I have a different program (Wox) that I would like to open with this shortcut. If possible, I would ...
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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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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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