A physical device with buttons that allow characters to be entered

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“wired” keyboard damages after 2 weeks using thunderbolt display

I'm having a weird issue: I just bought a thunderbolt display + wired keyboard and I use it with a macbook air. What happens is that after a couple of weeks, the keyboard - plugget to the USB port of ...
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Issues when entering password finishing with '^' character

I am using a password that has been generated by the organization where I work, and that specific password terminates with the ^ character. This password cannot be changed so I must keep it for the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Macbook Keyboard Confusing/Combining Keys P and Enter

The "P" and "Enter" keys on my MacBook Pro 13" mid 2012 are both combining a "P" and then "Enter" keystroke. In other words I hit P - I get P and then Enter I hit Enter ,I get the same, P and then ...
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How do I change the function key behavior on a non-apple keyboard?

I just got the Das Keyboard Model S, and you have to press the fn key to use the media controls. is there a way I can switch it so the media keys are default and I press fn to use the function keys?
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macbook pro screen getting scratched due to own keyboard

I have scratches nearly half of the retina display, they are right where the keys are(for example, space key). I think this happens when the laptop getting squeezed in my backpack. But is this a known ...
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USB Keyboard's number pad doesn't work while using vim

I have a usb keyboard that has a numberpad. When I use the number pad in most situations, it works as expected (IE when I click the bottom 3 buttons, I get 123 in this web form). However, when using ...
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Return key shortcut change in El Capitan?

How to change Keyboard shortcut for opening folder from Command-O to Enter(return) key?
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Outlook for Mac 2011: Can one default or keyboard-shortcut to searching “All Mail”?

I file all my email away and want my searches to default to All Mail in Outlook for Mac 2011. Anyone know how I can default to All Mail (current default is Folder)? Or how I can create a keyboard ...
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Cmd is only registered when the toolbar is hilighted in Safari

When I switched to the Colemak layout today, Safari suddenly stopped registering commands. It only registeres them when I have the toolbar tab specific for the command selected. The issue is ...
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Detect bug/item/etc. ID in text and open the corresponding web page

Many database systems (bug tracking, etc.) refer to records by some ID (e.g. a bug may be called BUG-1234 in a bug tracking system). When I encounter such an ID in some text (e.g. in an email, text ...
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USB keyboard acting strange

My USB Mac keyboard with my MacBook Pro is acting strange on some keys: $ types 9 9 types $ O makes the down num key Caps Lock makes L I tried resetting PRAM but still not working. What to ...
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Row of numbers not working

We switched keyboards a few weeks ago and now the top row of numbers will not work which makes it impossible to type an @ or ! Or $, let alone the numbers. The use all box is already unchecked in my ...
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Very odd problem with the “¨” character in Spotlight

I have a very odd problem, whenever I search for something in Spotlight, say, Safari, I often misspress "¨" instead of enter, if I then press enter again when it says "Safari¨" in spotlight, I can't ...
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Internal keyboard stops working when usb keyboard plugged in

My MacBook Pro internal keyboard frequently stops working after an external USB keyboard has been plugged into it. I have to do a hard reboot to recover (which I unfortunately need to do every time I ...
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Is there any keyboard (azerty) for mac (with mac key layout) and numerical pad that show all chars on keys

Is there any keyboard (azerty) for mac (with mac key layout) and numerical pad that show all chars on keys (eg {,[..., the one displayed with AltGr)
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Is it possible to use SteelSeries keyboards with MacBook Pro?

Is it possible to use SteelSeries keyboards with MacBook Pro? I'm thinking about SteelSeries Apex line.
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Macbook Air Mid 2013 keyboard not working

I'm facing a problem with my Macbook Air keyboard. The 1, Q, A and the delete button are not working sometimes. It will revert to normal sometimes later, or when I change the position of my Macbook ...
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Custom keyboard layout not working in Mail

I use Ukelele to make a custom keyboard layout. In most (non-Apple) programs this works fine (iTerm, Sublime Text, Adium). In Mail and Calendar it is currently not working, although I believe it ...
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Remap OSX to conform with external keyboard

I use an external keyboard with my Mac that was intended for Windows (has Alt, Ctrl, Windows key,etc) and I'm used to the key definitions that are used in Linux/Windows. I'm so sick and tired of ...
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El Capitan: all keyboard shortcuts disappeared, but still have them in iOS devices

All the keyboard shortcuts disappeared from the list in System Preferences (System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Text), however they still react in all my iOS devices? I have daily Time Machine backups, ...
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Assign shortcut to change scale factor for specified application?

So I found this neat app on the web called "Glueprint". It allows you to quickly create a mockup by overlaying a desired image over the screen. The only problem is that it doesn't allow you to adjust ...
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how to bind option-somekey to an OSX Service?

I'm using an OSX Service called SearchLink, which automatically adds Markdown links to your text. I'm trying to create an OSX Keyboard Shortcut to call the Service using the keystroke ⌥⇧a. I defined ...
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Reloading altered keyboard layout

Can I get an altered keyboard layout in ~/Library/Keyboard\ Layouts to be reloaded without rebooting?
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Keyboard settings, unwanted characters in terminal

Today, something has change my keyboard settings. There are symptoms: I jump between words with alt+arrows in Sublime but today it started shuffling songs in Spotify (turns out it's shortcut to ...
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Moving to right Space shortcut broken, just beeps

I have this wireless mouse with a receiver. When I plug it in, it works as a mouse. But way back the first time I plugged it in El Capitan asked me to "Configure Your Keyboard". Mouse comes without ...
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Can I connect Apple magic (bluetooth) keyboard & mouse to a docking station for use with multiple macbooks?

I have a monitor on my desk at home. On that desk I have a magic mouse and keyboard but we all know those work only via bluetooth. Both my girlfriend and I use the monitor and would like to use the ...
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Apple keyboard produce wrong result [MacbookPro 2012]

Few days ago, I had a problem. Suddenly, QWERTYUIO stopped working. All other keys are working fine. Then I started using a cheap usb keyboard. Today, I Pressed Q+W-> 'Q+E'->§ Q+R->] ...
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How can I set long-press on keys to automatically select a specific foreign character?

Currently, when I'm using a website like Duolingo, I can write foreign characters like ø and æ by long-pressing on the o/a letters then pressing the corresponding number on the popup - e.g: I'm ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for switching to desktop are not working

I have 3 monitors at my workstation. I want to be able to change to a desktop on a different monitor without having to use my mouse. I was looking into how this could be done and I saw that mission ...
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How to get F-keys of Apple Keyboard to behave like F-keys in Windows?

When using an Apple keyboard in Windows using Bootcamp drivers, how can I change the behaviour of F1-12 so that they are normally just F1-12 and the special functionality (play, pause, brightness ...
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Macally keyboard backspace and delete issues on el capitan upgrade

I have an ikeyslim/ikey5 macally keyboard that has worked fine wiht my Macbook Pro. I upgraded from Mavericks to El Capitan and now when I hold down delete or backspace key, it only removes one ...
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OSX: Disable mission control shortcuts in command+tab app switcher

In short, I do not want to disable mission control, just disable the shortcuts to it within the ⌘+tab app switcher. If you go to the app switcher, you can use the left and right arrow keys to move ...
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How to remap Change Desktop key combo?

I'm using Karabiner to remap my external keyboard only (an old Dell USB keyboard). On my Macbook keyboard, CTRL+Arrow switches between virtual desktops, but on the external keyboard it doesn't. I ...
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Keyboard Problem Hardware or Software?

I have a two year old macbook pro with retina display. About a month ago, I noticed a number of keyboard problems that occurred somewhat at the same time. The "z" key stopped working completely. ...
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Allow different keys remaps for different keyboards

I'm using a MBP with a German keyboard. However, as you probably know, it is an annoying layout. Therefore, I use the normal US layout instead. This, however, was not enough. The upper left key (right ...
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Numbers shortcut to select next non-empty cell

I have just purchased my first Mac and am having problems with Numbers. I want to select the next cell in a given direction that is non-empty (or jump to the end of a contiguous chunk of cells that ...
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Using ipad with keyboard – viable as ssh terminal for development?

Currently I'm using a macbook pro as my development machine. My workflow basically consists of logging in to an ec2 instance via ssh and there working on the shell using emacs. I wonder if the same ...
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Lost my “Keyboard Shortcuts” (and I had a bunch) when switched from 5s to 6s - anyway to get them back?

I got myself a new 6s and I noticed that all of my keyboard shortcuts (now called Text Replacement) are gone! Sux. Anyone else have this issue and have you found a way to restore them?