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This dialog not only loses the focus easily. The dialog itself easily ends up buried under all the other windows ! Here is a way to find this dialog : Press the key Exposé or F9. Exposé will show you all the windows, including the wanted dialog. Look for the yellow dialog. In Exposé, click the wanted dialog. If you prefer not to click, I think that ...


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I had the same problem. At first I didn't have a problem until I chose Restore Defaults in the keyboard menu shortcuts. From that moment I had the same problem with the left command key. I checked Mission Control and the command-left keyboard shortcut was not selected, so I didn't see any problem there but just to make sure I selected every shortcut again ...


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specific shortcuts: To save, simply press return To cancel, hit escape or cmd+. If you do not want so save, hit cmd+D or cmd+backpace using tab: If you want to use the tab key, you should enable keyboard access by hitting ctrl+F7 first (you should see a blue glow around the currently selected button); you can cycle then with tab (hold shift to go ...


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got the problem again. This time during copying files from external usb stick. i could not do anything on the mac. Keyboard and mouse unresponsive, all USB devices where ejected. I hard-rebooted into recovery (the first 2 boot tries didnt worked, stayed on black screen) using disk-repair i got the following error: User differs on ...


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just go to Accessibility > Keyboard > Open Keyboard Preferences... > Modifier Keys > Contro (^) Key > No Action click ok then youre done!


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I actually figured out how to fix this on the fly. I believe this state occurs when you inadvertently make a swipe gesture while a ctrl-key is held down. I can't be sure of that, but the fix is to do exactly that: hold down the ctrl-key, and then do the desktop-switching swipe gesture (for me it is 3-finger swipe left or right). I don't know how to ...


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I got a workaround to solve this error: Using CMD+R on Boot to access the Recovery Menu, i managed to check and solve Permissions on the SSD. There is one plist that says displayd should have 0 but has 244 (like that) after solving, it seems to work... for half an hour again. Then i have to force-shutdown and boot into recovery again... The mac is virgin, ...


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I have the same problem. Have you tried resetting SMC and NVRAM? Sometimes a SMC and NVRAM reset might solve weird issues, but in my case they didn't fix the problem.


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If you have an external extended Mac keyboard, the fn key is located below the F13 key.


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First of all, You don't need Karabinier to change F* keys behaviour. It can be done in Preferences -> Keyboard -> Use all F1, F2 etc. as standard function keys. Then to assign keyboard shortcut to Terminal You have to switch to Shortcuts tab, select Application Shortcuts then click + sign. There You can choose application in which this shortcut will be ...


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Key code 100 is actually F8, If you want to press F8 key just send key code 100. But a different media control command key. Unfortunately, it seems the only way to run the pause command in media players via applescript is to send the proper key directly to the application(i.e. iTunes and Spotify). please see: ...


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Look in your task bar for Boot Camp, it should appear as a grey diamond. Click it and select "Boot Camp Control Panel..." (click YES to UAC if activated) Select Keyboard tab Make sure "Use all F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys" is checked in the checkbox. Click Apply and OK. You will now have your function keys as primary without needing a ...


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To expand on what frenchie4111 suggests, you can add a lock icon to you menu bar, which when clicked will give you a menu to be able to lock the screen (among other things). To do so under Yosemite, start the "Keychain Access" application and under Preferences, select "Show keychain status in menu bar".


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For others facing this problem, Repairing Permissions of the startup disk with Disk Utility did the trick for me.


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I posted a possible answer to this question in a similar question topic on StackExchange: How do I simulate the Insert key in Windows on a MacBook Pro? In it, I'm explaining how to re-map the key combination Fn+Ctrl to Insert using Karabiner.


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I just wanted to point out, that you can map any key or key combination in OSX to any other key or key combination using Karabiner. In my case, I'm using the following configuration to send Insert to Windows through TeamViewer, for example when running NVDA screen reader software (which heavily relies on key combinations using Insert) to test websites for ...


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Ok, I manage to open some cdt files in plist format. And I see some translations I've added to my phone. How do you see that your phrase was applied 147´000 times? What did you delete? I'm afraid to delete the wrong stuff :) *So, what was the contents of the com~apple~TextInput catalog. I have this exact issue and it's beginning to be frustrating not being ...


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For Midnight commander it seem to be ^/Ctrl+T=Insert. As suggested by jherran. The more generic Insert function is supposed to be Fn+Return/Enter=Insert, see this other question for more discussion and details. I have however had little success with Fn+Return working reliably in many applications.


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I have found that Cmd+Control+A-Z are usually available for your custom global shortcuts. I too would like to be able to access a complete list, however, which is how I arrived to this page.


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Problem solved. Keyboard The Right Shift button is stuck as there is dust. Error code Basically, there is an issue when my Mac is starting up -- one of the CPUs (in this case, CPU 1) is not working correctly.


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As it was mentioned already ⌘+Z only works for one tab. If you would like to be able to reopen more than 1 tab, try retab, an open source Safari extension. You can customize the key-bindings to match Chrome-style ⌘+⇧+T too.


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I was going to ask the same thing for Keynote 6 under 10.10, but I'll chime in here instead.. MacLemon's answer doesn't do anything helpful for me in Keynote on Yosemite. One can switch between Navigator and Slide Only from the View menu (so shortcuts could be created via System Preferences), but: I can't find out how to leave the Navigator visible but ...


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In Yosemite holding down many of the letters a couple of seconds gives a popup window that let's you choose one of various accenting options. For example:


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1 - I think you need a keyboard to boot holding Alt (Opt) key, to show boot partition and disks. 2 - Yes, if you plug in a USB keyboard it's simply works. Mac OS X has the driver for standard keyboards.


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Those keys are hard wired to that power operation. Apple did this because otherwise there is no hard power switch on the computer. I suggest using a smart corner to lock your computer, so you don't accidentally mix it up with restart or shut down (Cmd+Alt+Ctrl+Shift+Power).


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On my keyboard alt-G also did not work, however, alt-E works for the EURO sign. After some trying I found the alt-Q is the solution for the at (@) sign on the remote desktop (which is a Windows system).


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The Automatically switch to a document's input source works, but not like you think it should. It's intent is to switch the keyboard to input method you choose, which it does, however it only does it will the application is active. So your using Skype and you move over to Safari it will switch based on the documents input method, then you go back to Skype ...


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You can use BetterTouchTool to set Your custom keyboard shortcuts and many more. It's free! Here's an example:


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No, I do not believe the Apple Keyboard has a hotkey to do multi-device switching, but Logitech does have a couple with switching capability. Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard (K480) and the Easy Switch Keyboard (K811).


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Yes, that's possible in Swype. And in SwiftKey, too, by the way. Let me walk you through how I did it. But let me tell you why first. For Stack Exchange, I use: US English spelling, since we're on a US website. Though, as a European, I should advocate UK spelling. Then again, the UK doesn't seem to advocate being European. A German keyboard layout, i.e. ...


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You can't use two languages simultaneously, this is device wide, not specific to swype. However swype is bilingual and you can set the keyboard to any language they support by holding down the swype icon button and then selecting the settings icon and choose a language according to your needs. Auto complete and keyboard layouts change respectively to the ...


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In my VMWare Windows 7 guest, I have found (after reading this post) that using Ctrl+Command+LeftClick works the same as Ctrl+LeftClick would in a hardware Windows machine.


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You can use Automator/Apple Script for this with Mouse Tools command line app. You can get Mouse Tools from here. It's a small tool to move mouse pointer and perform clicks. [-h] return this help text [-b] coordinates are measured from bottom-left corner of the screen [-location] return the current mouse location [-x "xValue" -y "yValue"] move the mouse to ...


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So I've learned that: – Apple processes keystrokes in blocks – These keystrokes are application specific The following script was my attempt at this(I have shortened the "keystroke" to three lines for succinctness, if anyone wants to see the full, unedited code, let me know): tell application "TextEdit" activate make new document delay 0.1 repeat 2 ...


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Using a test KeyDownEvent app. The keystrokes are registered from an applescript keystroke event. But I do not think you will be able to use this as a mask. The Applescript keystrokes will always insert the characters in the active app. Therefore typing in the area you are manually trying to type. So if you had a block of text like : ...


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Well, it might kind of work, but idk if it would do what you want to achieve. This script tell application "TextEdit" activate make new document delay 1 repeat 100 times tell application "System Events" keystroke "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" keystroke return end tell end repeat ...


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Yes, it does for me: "fn" "delete" does a backward delete.


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fn + Enter - it's working on Windows 7 installed at MacBook Pro


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After opening a new pdf the cursor doesn't really exist and depending on your settings Left/Right arrows work properly for Page Up / Page Down. As soon as you move the cursor into the document you will navigate inside your pdf and Page Up / Page Down won't work anymore with the Left/Right arrow keys. To restore the previous behavior just click on the dark ...


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I resolved my issue by following the SMC Reset instructions here Basically unplug everything, power down the mac, hold the power button for 5 seconds. Once the system has rebooted then reattached all peripherals. Then my keyboard started working again. Kieran


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Unfortunately MS Office products live in the own world. So to make the Alpha and Sigma words be replaced with Greek symbols you need to do following. Open Word- Preference. Now choose the Auto Correct There is a field called Replace -With where you can now do that. See this example: Use same process for PowerPoint.


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OK I think I finally understood what you want, and that is not possible. Holding a key will bring up that character accents. But you do not want to pick one you only want to have the pressed key repeat. aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa So to do that you need following command in Terminal to enable it. defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false ...


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If the option key is the one with the Windows logo on it, make sure you have the game switch (the switch with the little joystick on it) set to off. I think off is left. With the game switch on, the Windows key is disabled (to prevent accidental Windows key presses from minimizing your game and sending you back to the Windows desktop).


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There is a IME type method built into TextEdit, that can be activated by hitting the ESCAPE key, so if you type "beg", followed by <ESC> then the system will bring up a selection of words beginning with "beg", thus: However, the body of your question implies that you do not want to use that text input method. However, TextEdit is a system wide text ...


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Just type 'quit' then press 'Return' button.


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I talked to the Apple support and reset my hardware by pressing shift+ctrl+option and the power button at the same time. Then release everything. To restart your computer, just press on the power button again. It doesn't damage anything and even got back on the internet pages I was on.


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Right-click an element, then choose Inspect Element. This opens the developer tools and selects the element in the DOM. This can be scripted with Automator/Keyboard Maestro/etc for activation with a keyboard shortcut if you wish.


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This may not be a great solution if you have too many shortcuts to transfer, however it is nice, quick, and simple if your shortcut list is modest: Auto Text Expander for Google Chrome The extension also can do backup and import/export via JSON for the future.


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Press Command + Option + Esc keys together at the same time. Then a window will pop up. Select the application you want to close.


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Solution? Use the Apple default keyboard. 3rd party keyboards can always have issues and it is up to the vendor to release updates to fix them. You can post your issue at http://vip.swiftkey.net/index.php?/forum/705-ios-user-to-user-community-support/ and see if someone can help but more than likely you will need to wait for an update.



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