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Try the right option key + click This works for me using parallels with win 8.1, I haven't personally come across web apps that use this, so I can't test this. Right click actually emulates control + click due to the history of apple sticking with a single button mouse for so long, thus the context menu used the control click method, plus MACs don't have a ...


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Pressandhold.app should be in exactly the same place in Yosemite that it was in Mavericks. I just checked on both my Macs that I upgraded to Yosemite. /System/Library/Input Methods/PressAndHold.app exists exactly where it should. And to try to confirm whether this is a holdover from Mavericks (since both my Macs were upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite) I ...


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It turns out the problem came from the external keyboard, a Logitech K750. I had to use the Logitech Control Center to get the correct behavior. Why this wasn't a problem in Mavericks, I'm not sure.


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The nearest thing available is the "Three finger drag" option in System prefs -- under trackpad you'll find the option to use it: This lets you drag by hold three fingers on the trackpad and dragging..


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defaults write com.apple.loginwindow PowerButtonSleepsSystem -bool no Is working for me on 10.9.5, and gives behavior very close to how the power button used to work for me on 10.6. Though there is a bit more of a delay, it's definitely not infuriating anymore. ...


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I seem to have fixed this now. I went into Bluetooth prefs and removed the mouse and Keyboard. I removed to batteries from both. Rebooted. Went to System Preferences → Mouse Put batteries back into mouse, re-paired mouse only Rebooted. Went to System Preferences → Keyboard → Connect Bluetooth Keyboard. Re-paired keyboard.


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You have some app on the App Store who provide you a lot of way to lock your Mac. Like this one : https://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/lock-me-now/id464265594?l=en&mt=12 Or this : http://www.knocktounlock.com [Lock and unlock your Mac with your iPhone bluetooth]


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I had the same issue. So I changed the batteries on the keyboard, turned the keyboard ON and then restarted the computer. It connected then. I found that if the computer is dotted up and not the keyboard it won't connect. Hope this works.


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This helped me find the solution for OS X 10.6/Snow Leopard, which is a little different. The Input Sources tab is under System Preferences->Language & Text, instead of Keyboard. I had Unicode Hex Input installed and enabled; unchecking it fixed the Option-Arrow problem, and re-checking it again doesn't seem to bring the problem back! Very strange. I'll ...


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Finally, with OS X 10.10 Yosemite, this works as expected!


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This is not the perfect solution as its a paid one, but this software called Which fills this gap. As this is truly a bothersome problem (I often use five or six RDP connections at one time in full screen) I thought I would mention it. disclaimer : I am not affiliated to this program.


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I had an insight about 2 sentences into typing this question. BetterTouchTool has global keyboard shortcut functionality (in fact I already use BTT for app-specific keyboard shortcuts), which turns out works perfectly for this by binding the F11 and F12 keys. Even more awesome, I can also use it to set app-specific shortcuts, and this lets me override so I ...


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US Standard. For one, Apple only offer the option of US Standard in some territories now. US International exists for its close resemblance to UK version. Secondly, US Standard is the pervalant QWERTY across countries regardless of the manufacturer. Plus, symmetry. I guess if you need to re-learn where all the symbol keys are anyways, why not use the ...


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The US one is fine. There won't be any problems with the return key after a couple of days of use. Your main worry is probably locations of symbols: @, ?, / etc.


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You can turn feedback when volume is changed back on in APPLE -> System Preferences -> Sound and checking Play feedback when volume is changed


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Yes. Use the app Karabiner (https://pqrs.org/osx/karabiner/). It can remap fn + number to fn + numpad number. With Shift+fn+1 you have Shift+Num 1. It works.


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Most people use QWERTY, just because it is the most popular, but if you’re learning a new layout anyway you might want to try Dvorak. If you don’t want to learn another alphabetic layout, you can use a tool like Ukelele to make a better programming layout for the special characters while still keeping AZERTY for the rest of the keys.


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Karabiner Karabiner comes with everything you need—a way to define a shortcut, and a way to move the mouse. The warp-mouse-cursor-position utility lives in /Applications/Karabiner.app/Contents/Library/utilities/bin/. It has a default setting to warp the mouse to the center of the current window by tapping fn or holding ' or /, but for a customized version, ...


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Microsoft Word makes a difference between Return en Enter. By using the Return key a new paragraph is made. By using the Shift-Return key you'll get, what is called in an old fashioned way, a Carriage Return en Line Feed. The difference can only been seen by going "under water", which is using the special P character in the top bar. The use of this ...


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My problem was that my new custom keyboard layout would work in many apps - Spotlight, Sublime Text, the Terminal etc. - but not in many built-in apps such as TextEdit or Mail. The final point in the original question finally solved this issue for me: sudo rm /System/Library/Caches/com.apple.IntlDataCache* sudo find /var/ -name "*IntlDataCache*" -exec rm {} ...


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You need to enable Full Keyboard Access in keyboard preferences (Preferences.app). Then You'll be able to switch highlighted buttons by pressing TAB and press this button with Space bar. Image taken from this thread: http://superuser.com/questions/473143/how-to-tab-between-buttons-on-an-mac-os-x-dialog-box


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If you have both a laptop and external mac keyboard, turning on the caps lock on both of them might work. That's because you'll trick the mac keyboard into thinking its turning the caps lock off, which has no delay. This is probably only useful if your caps lock key is something that's not caps lock, so you are always pretending to "turn off" the caps lock, ...


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There's a very simple way to see if this is a software or hardware problem. Power on your machine and hold down Command-V. This is the shortcut for verbose boot. If the keyboard works at boot, but not at a login window, its software. If you cannot perform startup commands properly, it is a hardware issue, as no software is loaded this early in the ...


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One seems to be the “USA” keyboard, the other one is the “International English” keyboard, you can see pictures of them (click to zoom in) on the Apple Store sites: MB110LB/B: http://store.apple.com/uk/product/MB110LB/B/apple-keyboard-with-numeric-keypad MB110Z/B: ...


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I've found three conceptual hurdles that one needs to understand for any of this to make sense. Keyboard and Mouse Profiles For starters, it should be made clear that in VMWare Fusion's application preferences, you edit settings for a keyboard and mouse profile, but these settings do not necessarily apply to your current virtual machine! Your VM is ...


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Taking a look at Chrome's keyboard shortcuts helps. Cmnd+Shift+I is to "Email the current page". It's a bit annoying because it's so close to the developer tools (Cmnd+Opt+I).


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There is an app which is aupposed to be able to do this, but I have not tried it mayself: AutoKeyboard http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/51829/autokeyboard


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As @LeeJoramo suggested, you can use Keyboard Maestro and some AppleScript to turn on the desired layout when switching to a certain app. For example, here's a KM macro that sets my keyboard layout to "Greek" when I switch to TextMate: The script, borrowed from this StackOverflow answer: tell application "System Events" to tell process "SystemUIServer" ...


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I use the keyboard switching as well. To do that I just click on the menu bar Input source name Icon and select the keyboard I need. That assumes you set the Input Sources in your sys pref key board, and you can choose the Automatically switch to documents input source as well if you prefer. Auto switch: Choose an input source for a document and ...


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The command-line solution given in another answer eventually worked for me but I needed to do one more thing: after defaults write com.google.Chrome NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add 'Email Page Location' '\0', I entered the command: killall cfprefsd (and killall Finder for good measure). This stopped the annoying Cmd-Shift-I shortcut on Chrome from ...


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Just move SwiftKey to the top of the list.


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⌘ + ⇧ + arrow keys is also a valid option. Enjoy!


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I ran into the same issue with Chinese and Japanese. (The icon on the menu bar changed but the input source was not actually changed until I switched to another input source and back.) It's a known bug according to a post at Karabiner's mailing list: It's one of the most annoying bug of OS X. Changing CJK input sources directly from program is not ...


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Use Seil to map caps lock to some key like F19. Then install Karabiner and save a file like this as ~/Library/Application Support/Karabiner/private.xml: <?xml version="1.0"?> <root> <item> <name>custom</name> <identifier>custom</identifier> <autogen>__KeyToKey__ KeyCode::F19, ModifierFlag::NONE, ...


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The quotes signify "learn" or "use this word" whether or not it's a recognisable word to the predictive system. Without quotes it is part of the next word prediction; as soon as you start typing a new word the system then focusses on that current word, offering 2 suggestions & an "accept what I just wrote" option.


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You can go through all links and controls in Safari using ⌥ Option+⇥ Tab. However, that's not ideal for Google. On Google, you can press ⇥ Tab and an arrow will appear next to the first result. You can then press the arrow keys to go up and down through the list. When you have selected the link you want (either through ⌥ Option+⇥ Tab or Google’s way) you ...


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⌥⇥ + ↩︎ ⌥⇥ will iterate through all selectable items on a page and ↩︎ clicks the highlighted element.                           To use ⇥ instead, go to Safari → Preferences → Advanced and select 'Press Tab to highlight each option on a webpage'.


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I don't know what's wrong with your keyboard, but I will try to show you a way to find out which characters you can enter with it (I'll have to check if this works on newer systems). First, open the System Preferences. Click the Keyboard icon to get Make sure that the box to the left of Show Keyboard & Character Viewer in menu bar is checked. If it ...


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Since both right and left ⌘ are identical in functionality (I hope this is the case in your setup), we first map left Ctrl to the right ⌘: <autogen> __KeyToKey__ KeyCode::CONTROL_L, KeyCode::COMMAND_R </autogen> Then map right ⌘+Tab to Ctrl+Tab: <autogen> __KeyToKey__ KeyCode::TAB, ModifierFlag::COMMAND_R, KeyCode::TAB, ...


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I've had this issue as well when using a Bluetooth keyboard with my iPad Air (iOS 8.0.2). As soon as I disconnect the keyboard, the software keyboard will pop up on screen, regardless whether the context allows text entry. The keyboard responds to input (key press), but even when having an application such as Notes open, typing doesn't do anything. I've ...


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I had a similar issue but solved it in a different way. I simply "modified" the keyboard layout to the level it suits my needs and uses. If you press and hold a certain key example "a" a pop up will show me all options for it. Here is how it works. Find a file in /System/Library/Input Methods/PressAndHold.app/Contents/Resources that is your keyboard ...


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There is no browser app for Apple TV itself. The best I've found so far is Airweb which of course still requires an iOS device. But it's easier to use than a mirrored Safari.


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I was able to overcome the problem with this quick fix. So whenever you loose bluetooth connectivity just run the following commands in the terminal $ sudo kextunload -b com.apple.iokit.BroadcomBluetoothHostControllerUSBTransport $ sudo kextload -b com.apple.iokit.BroadcomBluetoothHostControllerUSBTransport You will regain connectivity.


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I found a solution in Mathias's dotfiles. In a Terminal window, type: defaults write com.apple.mail NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add "Send" "@\U21a9" Then restart Mail.app


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A free solution: Use BetterTouchTool to trigger an applescript similar to the following, which will activate Safari if it's running, and do nothing if it's not: if application "Safari" is running then tell application "Safari" to activate end if A not free solution: Tie a BetterTouchTool trigger to a Keyboard Maestro macro, which will give you plenty ...


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Found this AddOn, that solves this issue perfectly. It just remaps all key-shortcuts on ThunderBird to work as it works on other systems like Windows and Linux. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/keyfixer/ This is by-far the easiest and most effective method I could find.


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That command still works in Mavericks—don't forget to reboot after running the command.


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There was an update 8.0.2 that was supposed to resolve a bug the keyboard settings however after updating I was still not getting SwiftKey as my default keyboard, even though it was set at the top, what I did was change the order, then went into an app, pulled up something that needed the keyboard, got the default is keyboard, then went back into setting and ...


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Yes, there are better approaches. Open: System Preferences->Keyboard->Shortcuts Highlight the App Shortcuts on left pane. You will see a list of apps on the right. Click the Plus sign and then select Eclipse for the app, type the menu item, type your new keyboard shortcut and you are done:


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iOS 8 (like iOS 7) on my iPad has a French keyboard called Accented AZERTY, where you type é by typing e and then the accent from the bottom row of keys. This is a lot faster than holding down the e key for most people.



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