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I'm using my Caps-lock as "CTRL" on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.4. On Linux and Windows I can easily close and open tabs via CTRL+W and CTRL+T.

However on Mac I have to use CMD+W and CMD+T. CTRL+W and CTRL+T doesn't work.

What can I to fix this behaviour?

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The easiest fix might just be to remap caps lock to command. – Nathan Greenstein Jul 4 '12 at 15:38
Whew. Old thread, but nonetheless, quite relevant. How does one remap the keys only in Chrome?? – Jim Dec 9 '14 at 14:14
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You can customize some shortcuts in System Preferences:

You could also use an application like Keyboard Mastro to assign control-W to a macro that emulates pressing command-W. But it might have a small additional delay or not work everywhere.

But it would be nearly impossible to have the shortcuts changed consistently or to use control instead of command as a modifier key everywhere in OS X.

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You can specify shortcuts ONLY for Chrome also, not just All Applications. – ishmael Apr 3 '15 at 18:05

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