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Edit: There is now a new version of Programmer Dvorak that works with key combinations like ⌃A, so the instructions below are no longer needed. ◊ Option modifier is currently non-functional. Also, you cannot replace a default Roman layout with this one. Control keys should now be functional. Option worked everywhere I tested, so non-functional could ...


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OK - I've just downloaded NetBeans and I see the same issue. I think that this may be a JAVA issue, as both the IDEs you mentioned are JAVA applications. Cocoa apps such as TextMate seem to work fine. It may not be the answer you want - but if you want to use the Dvorak layout and have modifier keys work correctly, use an IDE that's not written in ...


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I type Dvorak myself. While I am interested in your idea, I do not believe that it is possible. Matias makes a keyboard that is dedicated to Dvorak in hardware, for US $100. In other words it types in Dvorak when the Mac's software keyboard layout is set to U. S. You could purchase one of those. From the company's description: Hardwired Dvorak ...


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Rather than explaining it myself through text and possibly sounding confusing, I'll just link this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh88cn_rtLo I've popped off keys before in the same way he did, and it works just fine. Obviously for rearranging your keys in a Dvorak layout, you'll want to pull up a reference image on screen of what a Dvorak keyboard ...


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I did this a few years ago. There's a helpful post with instructions on https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2030850?tstart=0 I didn't have any issues getting the keys back on after they popped out, but it can be finicky and definitely requires some patience. The only thing to watch out for, which particularly annoyed me, was that you can choose to move ...


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I've done a similar procedure for a family member's MBP, and it was surprisingly easy to remove and replace the keys. A few guidance points: Take the key off from the top/bottom, not the sides. It's much easier to remove the key by prying it from the top/bottom than the sides. Start at the bottom-left or top-left corner, lifting the key cap slightly, then ...


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I'd suggest not doing it. I have tried rearranging the keycaps on two different laptops, and I damaged some of the keys both times. The replacement parts cost something like 50-100 USD. If you sell the laptop, you'll have to swap the keys again, and some of them might be damaged again. The QWERTY labels might be useful if you actually forget the QWERTY ...


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It is CTRL-C, but Command-period works as well. If you have tried this and it's not working you are probably trying to interrupt a function that isn't interruptible. You can't interrupt a low-level function call, such as a big matrix multiply or backslash or something like that.


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Diacriticals for vowels and some consonants are created using the "dead key" system. First you type the "dead key" by holding down two keys at the same time; for example, Option-E, which produces "´". Then immediately after that you let go of the two keys and then type the vowel that you want the accent to appear above. So in this example, to get "é", you ...



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