A physical device with buttons that allow characters to be entered

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Move a file to a specific folder by name

I'm looking for a plugin or a trick that will let me move a file to a specific folder that I type in the name of. I'm thinking of functionality like MsgFiler, the Apple Mail plugin. I want to be able ...
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Getting closest to a multi-screen remote desktop through an iPad

I'd like to find out how close I can get to an ideal combination for accessing my desktop remotely over the net through an iPad Pro. Ideally I'd want to Remotely access the desktop with no router ...
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Enable keyboard tweaks on apps which run as root

I am using exKey and KeyShorcut Pro tweaks for customization of my iOS keyboard, on a jailbroken iPhone. I wanted to duplicate my Facebook app and used duplicatorstore.com to duplicate Facebook as it ...
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Turn display off and leave MacBook Pro running

I run some iMacro scripts through Firefox every so often on my MacBook Pro and I like to turn my display off while they're running. I've been accomplishing this for the past year with the following ...
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Boot Camp Assistant - Windows dosen't show up on boot!

I followed all steps to get Windows 7 on my Mac with Boot Camp Assistant and everything was working out until I was finished creating a BOOTCAMP partition and when my Mac restarted it said "No ...
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Macbook Air 11" mid 2013 keyboard backlight doesn't work

I've bought a Macbook Air mid 2013 trough a secondhand website. After test it all I told the man that I'm interested. So I payed. Once at home, I realize the keyboard backlight doesn't work. I've ...
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Why can I no longer type upper case 'i's on my Apple keyboard?

For some reason I am suddenly unable to type upper case I's on my Apple keyboard. All the other keys work fine and the lower case I works fine too. if I engage capslock I can type capital I's but as ...
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Using an Italian Windows keyboard in remote menagement of iMac

I'm using TeamViewer on a Windows computer to control an iMac. The keyboard on my side is this, but I got that it works like this one (when I push \ I obtain `, when I push Shift\ I get ~, and so on). ...
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Weird sound when doing something forbidden

MBP Mid 2012 on OSX 10.10.5 Since a couple of months I recogniz a weird sound on my computer. It appears whenever I do something "forbidden", i.e. using a key in a programm which has no ...
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Change keyboard layout permanently

I want to permanently change my keyboard layout. Every time I restart my computer, I have to add Spanish ISO layout and delete the US one. My Macbook has a spanish keyboard but I use OSx in english. ...
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Disable ESC key yielding list of word suggestions when pressed in Preview in OSX 10.11.2

In preview (and apparently also in other Apple apps like Keynote, although I cannot reproduce), I get the unexpected behavior of getting a list of words when pressing the escape key in an empty search ...
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Is there any keyboard shortcut to send an email in iOS 9.2?

I have an iPad mini with iOS 9.2 and a physical keyboard. The keyboard allows me to use several shortcuts when using some apps (for instance I can use Cmd+T to open a new tab in Safari or close it ...
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Is it possible to deactivate the autocorrect feature just for a physical keyboard in an iPad?

I have an iPad with iOS 9.2 and a physical keyboard. I use the autocorrect feature when I write using the iPad directly but I deactivate it for the physical keyboard. So far, I have to activate or ...
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key-repeat suddenly stops

Recently, a number of times now, the keyboard key-repeat will completely stop working. One of the times, the keyboard was completely unresponsive for a few minutes first (everything else, mouse, etc ...
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MS Word 2011 forces wrong keyboard change

For some strange reason, and since a very long time, every time I open word, the keyboard is automatically changed to Japanese Hiragana. Obviously, being Italian, I do not at all want such an auto ...
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How do I set up the Programmer Dvorak key layout on Mac OSX El Capitan?

I looked up the instructions for Dvorak on https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21495, but they do not seem to apply to my case, as they only list a way to select the Dvorak layout, and not a way to install ...
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How to write backtick in iPhone 6s? [duplicate]

As you know, backtick ( ` ) is needed to mark down the code blocks when writing any answer / comment in stackoverflow or any other stackexchange sites. But I am struggling to find out the key to write ...
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My Macbook Pro (2011) won't boot into single user mode

I saw Possible reasons (other than Open Firmware Password Protection) for not being able to boot into single user mode?, but it didn't help any, since I'm using the laptop's keyboard. Yes, my Mac can ...
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fn key + top row of function keys unresponsive

I have one of the new Apple Magic Keyboards. Magically, none of the function keys on the top of the keyboard, nor the fn key on the lower-left of the keyboard are responding when it's paired with my ...
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Is it possible to hide the bottom tab in Chrome on OS X using keyboard?

When you use Google Chrome on OS X and download some stuff while web-surfing, a tab shows up on the bottom on which the downloaded contents and its progress status will be displayed. However, I don't ...
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keyboard not working within Apps

After upgrading my Macbook Pro to El Capitan, my keyboard stops working from time to time, but within a particular App. The strange thing is the even though I can't type, I can still save and execute ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working beyond login screen

This is quite weird but this i happening to my Early 2015 Macbook Air with OS X El Capitan. I was using it and it was working entirely fine. After that, I switched it off and when I switched it on ...
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Keyboard's light is not working

When I press the F5/F6 button, the HUD shows a decreasing/increasing bar related to the keyboard's brightness (image). So far so good… The problem is: the keyboard stays completely dark, no light ...
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How to change shortcut key of predictive text (autocomplete)

I've found fn+Escape or F5 shows a list of auto complete of inputting word. How can I change the keyboard shortcut assignment? I use this function a lot. So, F5 or Fn+Escape seems not a good choice... ...
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MacBook Pro Boots only with a pressed key

I'm having a bizarre issue with my early 2011 Macbook 15'. I grabbed it today without battery power só the first thing I diz was to plug the MagSafe adapter. Afterwards I pressed the power button. It ...
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Can I pipe the output of a command to the current cursor?

I have a small executable that generates random test data for me. I would like to be able to hit some hot key and have that output sent to the current cursor position - whatever has focus at the time ...
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How to make NumLock/numpad cursor keys work on an external USB keyboard?

I have a Genius USB "partial" keyboard - a numpad like this one. It types digits and +-/*, but doesn't switch to cursor mode with NumLock off, and Home/End/PgUp/PgDn keys were the reason I purchased ...
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Macbook air 2011-mid keyboard keys Q W E R T Y U I O working sporadically

I have an issue where only QWERTYUIO keys are working sporadically or just not working. I have to press them a lot of times to start working and they work for a while and stop again. I have tried ...
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Typing too fast, strange hidden characters

I have this annoying problem since long. I use to type quite fast, and it happens to me that after inserting a special character using the "alt" key I probably do not wait enough to press the space ...
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Remap comma with DefaultKeyBinding.dict

I want to rempa the extended keyboard comma, to a point using the file "DefaultKeyBinding.dict". Somebody know de key of the comma? or that I have to put? Thank in advance!
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Accept login policy banner without mouse

My computer setup currently has three monitors: the 15.4" built-in display of my MacBook pro, a 27" Apple Thunderbolt Display connected by Thunderbolt, and a 10" Mimo Magic Touch display connected to ...
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Sending F5 keystroke using iPad Pro Smart Keyboard

I have got an iPad Pro that I am using with Apple Smart Keyboard. I want to use it to write latex file using Vim editor. I use Vim in a server which I connect to through SSH using an application ...
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DefaultKeyBinding.dict: Can I use it to rebind keys on OS X?

I need a custom keyboard shortcut for back slash \. I have created ~/Library/KeyBindings/DefaultKeyBinding.dict and put this in it: { "@ö" = ("insertText:", "\\"); } It is supposed to trigger ...
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How do I type a tilde in spanish keyboard?

It is difficult work with the Terminal if you can't type the tilde. Does anybody know how to do this using a Spanish keyboard?
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How to type “Full Width” characters?

I would like to be able to type with the "full width" characters, such as abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz and ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ or 0123456789 or even !#$&*+-<=>?@[\]^_{|}~⦅⦆¢£¬ ̄¦¥₩ ...
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Keyboard crazy after installing El Capitan

The instant I touch a key to log on my iMac an immediate string of dots fill my password screen. This goes on until one of a few times of turning off the keyboard finally get the system working. Apple ...
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How to define a shortcut for OS X terminal using Shift-PageUp?

Using the system settings, I tried to re-map the keyboard shortcut for previous and next page from Cmd-Pageup/Dn to Shift-Pageup/Dn. However, the system settings dialog for shortcuts does not seem to ...
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How to lock the keyboard in Mac OS X, but not the screen?

I want to prevent users from typing anything on the keyboard, but still show the screen (so usual locking will not help). Unplugging the keyboard is not the answer I'm looking for, what other options ...
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Opening a selected folder path in OS X El Capitan 10.11.2?

At work we have a file server to share files and in the past I have been able to open the folder path in finder by highlighting the path a coworker provides and then pressing cmd+option+ctrl+o. At ...
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Two external keyboards of the same type have different mappings

I use the Logitech K750 on my MBP at work and also bought the keyboard for myself to work at home with the same laptop (German PC layout!). The problem is that one of the keyboards will always have ...
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Is there a shortcut or way to use code, to do anything at all with the item currently highlighted by Command+F?

Title pretty much says it all. Also if anyone knows how to drag and drop something into a browser using any language or command(s), please share. To be clear i'm talking about something like this: ...
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How do I change the selection in BBEdit's Currently Open Document pane with the keyboard?

When I open more than one document in BBEdit, a Currently Open Documents pane is shown. I can change the selection in the pane (and change the document shown in the editor pane) with the mouse ...
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Keyboard / Trackpad not working in Mac OS, but works on boot screen and in Windows

Have an issue with Macbook Air 13 (Mid 2013). Both trackpad and keyboard work fine on the boot screen, also in Windows 10 bootcamp installation, but in Mac OS X neither works (not even Caps Lock LED). ...
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Iphone 6 plus keyboard letters uppercase

I bought my Iphone 6 plus yesterday, and i was wondering is it genuine because keyboard letters when typing messages and emails are all uppercase no matter caps lock. Is it good, sorry for stupid ...
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How to make the OSX text substitution available everywhere?

As it currently stands, the OSX text substitution feature seems to require an application to actively support it to be available - which many do not. Is there a way to make the text substitution ...
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How to get iTerm to properly send the CTRL-. sequence?

Emacs uses a lot of C-. and similar keyboard sequences. iTerm doesn't send the key sequence C-. itself, but I've found that I can map C-. into an escape sequence or hex code or text in iTerm's ...
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What are the keycaps of the A1016 keyboard made from?

I loved the Apple A1016 bluetooth keyboard. It's a shame Apple don't make this any more. In particular the key caps were made out of a slightly soft matte-finished material that felt very nice to type ...
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Appearance of keyboard takes forever since iOS 9 on iPad

Since iOS 9, the touch keyboard on my iPad is broken, and i can't find out why. In the first place, when I place the cursor into a text field on a website, it takes forever (seriously, it takes ...
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What can cause a (software) keyboard failure on a unibody macbook?

I've got a macbook on which the keyboard has suddenly failed. The trackpad works, the power button first, but pressing any other key on the keyboard has NO effect. On the other hand. During boot ...
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Two sets of keyboard-mouse for a single Mac

I am wondering, can I have a set of Apple Keyboard + Magic Mouse (both via Bluetooth) at home and one at work and use them automatically on the same Mac? Or is there a restriction in the number of ...