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

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X mouse button control, reassign MMB to caps lock

My MMB is broken, I'm trying to make caps lock activate the middle mouse button, but I can't figure out how to do it without extra buttons on the mouse (which I don't have). Any ideas on how to do ...
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How can I revert Caps Lock key mapping in Windows 10

I have applied following answer Map Caps Lock to Ctrl in Windows 10 (https://superuser.com/a/997448/723632). Now if possible, I want to revert it: In case anyone needed this done via PowerShell: $...
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How can I switch the place of two keys in Windows 10?

Basically, I want the CapsLock key to become the Right Alt and the Right Alt to become the CapsLock. Is there a way to do this? I tried Powertoys but it doesn't allow that. Also tried Scancode Map to ...
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How to reassign the drive letter of a network share?

I've mapped a network drive to \\server\shared to the drive letter E:. To make it appear at the end of the drive list under My PC in Explorer's navigation pane I want to change the drive letter to X:. ...
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Linux: How to remap Capslock to a Function key? [duplicate]

How can I remap the CapsLock key to a Function key on Linux? When I search this up I can only find how to remap the CapsLock key to a Control key but not to a Function key.
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Map Ctrl+RMB to MMB (Win10)

My mouse's middle button stopped working, so I want to remap Ctrl+RMB to MMB (so I can e.g. rotate camera in some apps & games). I expected this to be an easy task, but it turned out to be not. ...
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Alt+Space cannot be remapped by PowerToys

Alt+Space seems to be a Windows default shortcut, and I wish to disable it because it interferes with the controls of a game I play. I did some research and came upon PowerToys, it seemed very useful ...
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Obtaining "virtual key" code to remap a shortcut of my choice to the £ symbol on a US keyboard layout

Although I live in the UK, due to circumstances beyond my control, I am now using a US keyboard, and have therefore set the keyboard layout to US in Windows 11. I don't want to faff around with the ...
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Change scancode in registry - 'arrow up' to 'shift rigtht'

I have a problem with my Lenovo v510 keyboard (Windows 10). My up arrow is next to my shift right button and every time I have to use uppercase letters, I hit the wrong key. Now I try to change the ...
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How do I remap axes on my gamepad?

My gamepad has an issue. It's an old Gembird controller and I don't want to buy a new controller. Its right stick interprets X axis as Y. And vice versa. How can I remap it to solve this issue?
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How to remap ALT(left) and WIN(left) key for a logitech keyboard on a notebook?

I have a notebook and I am using logitech mx keys for mac. So I want to only switch the ALT and WIN key on that logitech keyboard. I have tried the app PowerToy. It switches my notebook keyboard as ...
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How to make Ctrl+alt 3rd level selector (Alt Gr) on Linux using Wayland?

How can I make Ctrl+Alt be the third level selector, similar to Alt Gr, in Wayland? All solutions found on the internet are very specific to Xorg and any key remapping software such as AutoKey or ...
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Remapping keyboard

My italian keyboard - Rog Zepyhrus G14 A401IIMy keyboard is missing the numbpad, I'm tryng to change my keys j,k,l to 1,2,3 and so on... does anyone know how to do it ? I create a NumLock with #b:: ...
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Mapping every key into a modifier when pressed with another

It has become common to e.g. map Caps Lock to Ctrl as a modifier / Esc when pressed alone. I had an idea to do a similar thing with regular keys, e.g. j+w -> Ctrl+w, but j when pressed alone. I ...
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How to remap a keyboard key which outputs multiple key codes?

So I got this keyboard with this extremely atrocious design which was overlooked while buying: Why would you put a Euro key there?!!! Also, it doesn't even output the Euro sign on Linux. So ...
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Assign different keycodes for two keys with same keycode

I have a Dell Latitude 3510. The problem is that currently two keys are redundant and they have the exact keycodes and scancodes as their counterparts (as described Here). Specifically, F9 and + / - ...
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Windows: swap underscore and dash key

My question is the same as keymap swap underscore and dash, but for Windows instead of Linux. How might I swap the dash - and underscore _ keys so that underscore is shift-less? I tried using ...
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Remapping a key

I wanted to remap a "menu" key to Left Alt to use it with combinations with other keys. Like Alt+P for example. I used KeyTweak, ShaprKeys and PowerToys but they are not working like i ...
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AutoHotkey vs SharpKeys for remapping keys

Both AutoHotkey and SharpKeys can do key remapping, what're the differences between them when used for key remapping? Which one is more stable?
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Change Alt-Right/Let shortcut in Windows to go to beginning/end of line like macOS

In macOS, using command+right/left will go to the beginning or end of the current line of text. This was extremely useful when typing or coding in general, but in Windows, Alt+Left/Right has totally ...
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Remapping Left Shift + up arrow to another key

Hi guys total AutoHotkey newbie here, I was wondering if any experts could help me with a quick script? I would like Left Shift & up arrow key to type the question mark key "?" And Left ...
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Remapping right command and option on a MacBook Pro

First of all, I am pretty new to MacOs, I've been Windows and Linux user for a long time. I have been tinkering a lot with the remaping/shortcuts in macOS Big Sur so I can be comfortable while ...
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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) [duplicate]

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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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 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 it be ...
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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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Changing key mapping of wrong model keyboard

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 assigned at ...
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How can I 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 ...
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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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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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