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iTerm2 will let you remap your modifier keys. This has the effect of just remapping them for terminals. Bonus: it's also a better terminal program for OS X than the built-in Terminal.app that ships with OS X. You can alter the modifier keys on a per-profile basis as well. That lets you switch profiles for terminals depending on what you're doing with the ...


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You may find "Karabiner" app to fit your needs. I have used this app for similar reasons as to swap keys with modifiers. You won't find a per app setting in the preferences. You will, however, find a setting where you can switch the left 'command' key with the left 'control' key ONLY in certain apps (ie. Terminal, Chrome, Emacs, etc.) You can do a filtered ...


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There is a way to access your computer, but only using another computer or device on the same network. That device has to support ssh. OSX has it preinstalled, but if you have an iPhone or iPad you will need to install an app such as Prompt. You need to allow Remote Login on your mac, from System Preferences. Click the Sharing icon, then check the tickbox ...


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Activate the "Text Replacement" option in the edit menu.


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Yes, they cross-pollinate from other devices. Mine come from my phone. I'm really not certain why they don't correctly sync both ways. If I add one to the Mac it appears on the phone, but ones deleted from the Mac don't necessarily delete from the phone & may later re-appear on the Mac. I've found the best solution is to just make sure you've also ...


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I realize this is an old thread but I was currently struggling with the same issue, in Filemaker Pro Advanced. It turned out that if I put the shortcut in the "All Applications" section in System Preferences, instead of the Filemaker Pro Advanced section, it worked!! This only applies to nested menu items. Non-nested works as they should (ie in the FM Pro ...



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