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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Windows 10 / US Int'l keyboard: map unused key to hellip

I'm using US International keyboard layout on Windows 10. I would like to map a key to … (the horizontal ellipsis, alt+0133) and ideally not just any key, but AltGr+., sitting between AltGr+, = ç and ...
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Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 - mic button with sensitivity issue on Mac OS x

I just bought a Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 and I'm using it with multiple devices. My main computer is running Mac OS X. The headphones are really great, the problem is, when I press the mute ...
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Remap keys only on one keyboard (Windows)

I have two keyboards, is it possible to remap keys only on one of them (manufacturer app doesn't have such option)
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Remap Alt+Tab function to F3

Does anyone know how I can remap Tab+Alt to the F3 key? So pressing F3 will be the same as pressing Tab+Alt.
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How to remap keys (keyboard) in windows 10 that will apply per user/login?

i've been using sharkeys app to remap my keyboard. So far it works great, but the drawback is : it's global setting so it will apply to all users in my pc. So let say when my kids log in to the pc ...
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linux remap space key to shift if pressed alone without xmode

os Linux, console without running x (windows gui etc.): I am looking for a method to use the space key as shift if pressed together with another key [a-z,0-9] xmode, xcape, Autokey ... all imploy x, ...
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Remap Capslock to Shift + Ctrl + Space combination

Is it possible to remap the Capslock key to a Space + CTRL + Shift modifier combination? I found out that you can remap keyboard scancodes by editing the Windows registry but that won't allow me to do ...
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How to remap a key on my keyboard depending on whether it was quickly pressed or held down for a second or more?

I got myself a new keyboard (Keychron K6), and long story short, I'd like to have my Esc key only be mapped to Esc when I hold it for a second. If I just tap it like a normal keystroke, I need to have ...
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Windows remote from Mac mouse button issues

I'm using Microsoft RDC to remote into my work PC from my MacBook. I recently got a Logitech MX Master 3 mouse and have been running into some issues with the button/gesture mapping within remote. ...
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Text Expansion Snippets for Chrome or Firefox Devtools

Is there any way, natively or non-natively, to implement text expansion snippets in Chrome Devtools or any comparable developer tools (e.g. Firefox)? I am aware that Chrome has "snippets". ...
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Changing key mapping of wrong model keyboard

Hello the keyboard of my laptop broke recently so I ordered a new one and managed to swap it out, but when I turned the laptop on I noticed that a lot of keys were wrongly assigned or not even ...
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Ctrl & Shift asymmetrix behaviour with Sharpkeys

My SharpKeys setup I have mapped numpad 0 to RCtrl, and numpad 4 5 6 8 to arrows. Now when I'm in a document, I use 0 4 and 0 6 (mapped to ctrl left arrow and ctrl right arrow) to move around, one ...
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Remap PageUp and PageDown to Left and Right on Lemur Pro

I've just picked up a new Lemur Pro. The PageUp and PageDown buttons are crammed into the space for the left and right arrows. Can someone help to work out how to remap them? It's nigh on impossible ...
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How to remap the ENTER key on a Chromebook?

I have a Chromebook and the ENTER key broke. It doesn't work at all when pressing it, which of course is quite a bit of an issue. For now I use an external keyboard but this is rather annoying when on ...
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Map the Caps Lock key to Super Key in Linux

I am trying to remap my Caps Lock key to the Super(_L) Key because Super Key is my Mod Key for dwm. So far I tested remapping the key via setxkbmap setxkbmap -option caps:super or directly in the ...
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How to disable default key action (horizontal scroll wheel) in xbindkeys?

I'm currently using horizontal scroll wheel (MX Master 3) with xbindkeys (~/.xbindkeysrc) to control volume on Pop OS 20.04 (~Ubuntu) but currently it activates horizontal scroll along also, and I don'...
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How do I change the action of the Windows Help Key?

I have a Windows 10 HP Laptop and the Help hotkey, in my opinion, is the most useless key. I have a script that I would like to run every time I press the ? hotkey (F2), instead of having to go to ...
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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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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 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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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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