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Possible to remap CapsLock to emulate the “French - Numerical” behavior on a U.S qwerty keyboard

I would like to remap the capslock key to behave as such : When • OFF : > letters are lowercase > numbers are not active (symbols characters are active) > other symbols (not on ...
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Right-to-Left in Yiddish in Pages for Mac

Pages for mac now supports Hebrew, which is written from right to left. However, Pages does not seem to support custom keyboard layouts other than the system's Hebrew layout(s). I am using Shoshke's ...
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how to send keystrokes from command line without a long delay?

when I use osascript to send keystrokes, I am finding that there is a long delay –– at least two seconds –– and this is unacceptable. is there a way to send keystrokes that is faster than ...
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Apple keyboard on Windows PC: will CMD buttons work as CTRL?

I use mac at home, but at work I have to use Win7 PC. It makes me crazy to switch between mac/win keybard everyday, so I want to buy mac usb keyboard, but, will CMD buttons work as CTRL in windows ...
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Apple Keyboard not working on Windows

I recently bought an Apple keyboard from one of my friends and I got home and hooked it up (I'm running Windows 10 natively on a PC)when I first plugged it in it said it was installing its drivers ...
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Typing the control+\ (backslash) on Apple keyboard

I've been trying for quite some time now to figure out how I'm supposed to type the escape sequence '^\', Control+Blackslash on a Mac. I have a Swedish keyboard with the Swedish Pro layout, and I ...
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Left shift and alt are stuck together

My left shift and left alt seem to be stuck together, as in when I press one the system acts as both were pressed (the keyboard viewer shows both pressed as well). It only happens with the built-in ...
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Is the trackpad in the Mac Air connected to the keyboard?

My wife spilled a little water on her Mac Air -- MD760ll/A which we got in August 2013 (just outside of any AppleCare warranty). At first it was completely dead, but I removed the back and battery ...
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Moving the cursor and Selecting text using keyboard stopped working

Moving the cursor and Selecting text using Logitech bluetooth keyboard K811 stopped working correctly in MS Word for Mac 2011 (latest update 14.5.4 installed) under Mac OS 10.10.5 some time after the ...
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How to fix delayed typing on certain websites?

When I am in Safari, typing an email or another form that has typing the resulting speed of text entry is mind numbingly slow! I don't know what terms to search to identify the problem. Why would ...
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Control Arrow Keyboard Shortcuts in PyCharm

According to the PyCharm Keymap for Mac, Control + Up Arrow and Control + Down Arrow are used to navigate between the previous and next methods. OSX of course uses these key combos for (Control + ...
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Preview.app custom keyboard shortcuts broken after Yosemite upgrade

While running Mavericks, I added Control-P and Control-N as shortcuts for Preview.app. Sort of Emacs-like page turning. It worked fine. After upgrading to Yosemite, these keyboard shortcuts no ...
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My external Keyboard doesn't work correctly [closed]

So I have a Hackintosh with Mavericks on it, But my keyboard ...
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I included emoji in my password and now I can't log in to my Account on Yosemite

I wanted to check if it's possible to use emoji in a password for my Account on OS Yosemite. It worked but I didn't realize that the login screen has only native keyboards, so I can't type emoji ...
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No hover feedback in Yosemite, trouble reinstalling logitech mouse software

So based on the link below, I've narrowed the problem down to my Logitech LX5 cordless mouse. I tried to reinstall the unifying software on my mac, but it won't complete. It shows the unifying ...
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Xcode: debug step into key conflict (F7)

I'm trying to debug using Xcode and how can I use Step Into (F7 key) with an external keyboard (not available FN key)? If I click F7 iTunes restart current song... Any clue?
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Cut files in ForkLift 2

I decided to give ForkLift 2 a try, since it is currently on sale in MAS. I've been using XtraFinder to enable normal (Cmd+X) file cut operation in Finder. Now that I'm trying to move to ForkLift I ...
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When waking my MacBook Pro up from sleep, it disables the trackpad and keyboard and searches for bluetooth keyboards

MacBook Pro 2012 Running 10.10.4 I have the Bluetooth set to off by default but no matter what, when I wake my laptop up it searches for Bluetooth keyboard, once it doesn't find one it'll give me ...
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How to use Mouse's Right Click Manually on keyboard?

I'm using MacBook Pro. My Apple mouse that I only got last year when I right click on the mouse, nothing happens. I'm supposed to get a delete message so I can "move to trash" or "remove reference" my ...
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Whay does my Backspace key not delete in vi?

The delete key works - delete text to the right. But the backspace key (I'm using an external keyboard btw) moves left but doesn't delete (I am in insert mode) However it does work OK (moves the ...
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How to change layout in OS X like shift=English, ctrl=Russian?

How to change layout in OS X like shift=English, ctrl=Russian? Like in Punto Switcher in Windows Or Xneur in Linux
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Key Q-O(QWERTYUIO) isn't working

Suddenly, some of the keys(Q to O) isn't working. I don't have any idea what wrong I have done. Only Q,W,E,R,T,Y,U,I,O aren't working. All others keys working fine. Anyone have any idea how to fix ...
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Number pad does not work in vim and less

I am working from an iMac running Yosemite and using this keyboard. The number pad works in the terminal, but when I open vim or less it does not. For example using less, if I type for the number 8, ...
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using apple keyboard (w/ numeric keypad) on windows

I use an Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad (British version) with my work laptop that runs Windows 8.1 (and Windows 10 at some point in the near future). I would like to: Map the keyboard keys ...
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How to configure Witch for application window selection using arrow keys

The default switching requires tapping the Tab key N times. I'd like to be able to use the arrow keys (while having the Command key depressed): this would better emulate the Command-Tab + arrow keys ...
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Single keystroke shortcut to undo autocorrect

Is it possible to quickly revert an autocorrect with a single keystroke or combination? As described in Shortcut to revert autocorrect change , the "correct" way to do it is: backspace wait ...
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iOS Keyboard Backspace and Foreward-space Capabilities

Is there an app (or a way in settings, that despite searching I cannot seem to figure out) that can change the keypad on an iOS device to allow for both forward and backward delete (or ...
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Tilde shortcut duplicates my key

When writing, I often need to use tildes like ó (but still need my keyboard to be in English), so I just hold the key down and press 4: Usually it works fine. But several times have I ended up with ...
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Text shorcuts with @ symbols are not working in OS X

On my iPhone, I've setup text shortcuts that allow me to quickly enter email addresses. For example, typing x@g for example might resolve to xyz@gmail.com. These shortcuts have been synced to my Mac, ...
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How can I assign an application to all desktops using the keyboard?

I know I can assign an application to 'All Desktops', 'This Desktop', or 'None' by right clicking it in the Dock. I'd like to be able to toggle the current application between 'All Desktops' and ...
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is there an easier way to set PRAM?

I was trying to solve a stupid nagging problem (doesn't matter what at this point!) on my iMac (mid 2011), and one of the things that kept popping up is resetting PRAM. I have done this many times ...
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How long does it take to get used to the keyboard of the MacBook 12"?

I'm thinking of getting the MacBook 12" but I'm really scared I won't be able to get used to the keyboard. I'm in The Netherlands, it's not possible to return the product. How long does it take to ...
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Bluetooth keyboard not working after update to Windows 10

I updated my (native) bootcamp instance to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1, but now the apple bluetooth keyboard doesn't seem to work anymore. The bluetooth screen says 'driver error' on the device. I've ...
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Connecting MacBook to external monitor and peripheral devices used by a PC?

I have a MacBook Pro and a PC. I'm using both, but I'd love to be able to connect my MacBook Pro to my PC's keyboard, mouse and monitor. Normally I have to go under the desk, take all the cables out ...
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Different key-maps/bindings for in-built keyboard and Bluetooth keyboard

I oft have to use a Windows keyboard with my Macbook. I have two different profiles in Karabiner, but I don't want to have to keep switching between them. How can I have different profiles apply to ...
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Set two-arrow key combinations to [PageUp|PageDn|Home|End]

I have a new mac and am unable to recall how to enable the following key mappings: Up-Right -> Page Up Down-Right -> Page Dn Up -Left -> Home Down-Left -> End Those combinations are working on my ...
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Alt-keys (option-keys) in emacs emulation (jetBrains PyCharm)

I suspect this is a general issue with the Mac as opposed to anything specific to the app I'm struggling with now, which happens to be PyCharm from jetBrains. The reason I suspect this is a general ...
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MBP 2013 becoming unresponsive to keyboard and mouse

My machine is a 15" Late 2013 MBP Retina. My OS is Yosemite 10.10.4. I have a recent issue where my machine is intermittently becoming unresponsive to the keyboard and mouse. It's happening on ...
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macvim not respecting os/x shortcuts

I have macvim working as expected on my older mac. On a newly minted Mac however, the normal key sequences to select, copy, and paste text: Shift arrow keys (select) Command C, Command X, ...
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Is it possible to type in macron (e.g. “ā”) without using U.S. Extended Keyboard?

I want to type in macron (e.g. ā) in my OS X, but after I searched for how to type in it, I got that I first must use U.S. Extended Keyboard as suggested in this article. However, once I switch to ...
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Unable to type the shortcut Command-Shift-B on Yosemite

On Yosemite (Mac OS X 10.10.4) I'm not able use the shortcut Command-Shift-B, while Command-Shift-<another-letter> works as expected. I've double checked this in the Keyboard Viewer: pressing ...
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Keyboard is locked to the bottom iPad 2, iOS 8

This only happens in some apps, but when it does, it often freezes my iPad. The keyboard will appear on the bottom of the iPad (next to the home button) regardless of orientation. I have tried ...
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How to change the keymap of a Bluetooth keyboard of iPad?

I have a Logitech K480 Bluetooth keyboard. I want to map the caps lock key to ctrl. What should I do?
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Switch to application on keystroke

I am coming from linux where I used to use the Awesome Window Manager. One thing I particularly loved was being able to set it up such that pressing a keystroke focussed a particular application. So ...
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How do I move the cursor past the end of the line in Insert mode when using vi-style line editing on bash?

In all that follows, the ^ indicates the position of the cursor. I'm using bash on Terminal on OS X Yosemite and I'd like to use vi-style line editing: prompt$ set -o vi ^ By ...
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How to change system “Hide All” keyboard shortcut?

I've looked through the list of all keyboard shortcuts in Settings app -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts but I can't find the one for "Hide all (other) windows". The default is CMD-OPT-H but it ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch focus between monitors (from #1 to #2) in Yosemite

I like having my IDE on left screen and browser on the right one. Whenever I want to refresh page in the browser, I need to move hand from keyboard to mouse. In my previous setup on Fedora I was able ...
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Switching spaces on multiple screen with ⌃←/⌃→ based on focus, not mouse cursor

When using ⌃← or ⌃→ to switch spaces or full screen applications on Yosemite, the screen which currently has the mouse cursor is switched, not the screen which has the focused window. For example, if ...
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Bluetooth keyboard keeps trying to pair but fails to

I have a wireless bluetooth keyboard and a Macbook Pro with OS X Yosemite 10.10.4. Whenever I press the power button, it requests to pair with the macbook, popping up the window with the code for me ...
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Restore iTunes Media Keys

Like most, I'm having trouble with my media keys being hijacked, so I can't press Play/Pause/Rewind/Fast Forward and have it work with iTunes. In the past, the culprit has been Google Chrome Music, ...