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its not hardware. I degraded to 8.3 and now it is consistently dropping Bluetooth to both my car and headset. That never happened before. Thanks Apple. Let's. Yosemite degrade was locking system for a couple minutes after it was sleeping.


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I actually found a really simple solution to this problem: delete the play button entry from USB Overdrive and then it won't overwrite the behaviour and everything is as it was for that one button. Interestingly, this the play key is referred to by Karabiner as ConsumerKeyCode::MUSIC_PLAY. See https://pqrs.org/osx/karabiner/xml.html.en.


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It appears that there is a Gist on GitHub using USB Overdrive and a Windows Keyboard that addresses how to map the media keys the way you want to. Configure media keys on a non-Apple keyboard to control Spotify via AppleScript and USB Overdrive on OSX. If you scroll down to ludalex addition to the Gist, they have added an Applescript that can identify ...


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Resetting the MacBooks power controller solved this for me: To reset the SMC: 1: Shut down the computer. 2: Plug in the MagSafe or USB-C power adapter to a power source and to your computer. 3: On the built-in keyboard, press the (left side) Shift-Control-Option keys and the power button at the same time. 4: Release all the keys and the power button at ...


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This happens on my iMac running OS X 10.10 So think it's a long standing bug. VLC will keep playing but Google hangouts will drop my call.


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What model is it? Take off the back to get to the logic board and membrane and clean each with isopropyl alcohol, I repair Apple stuff and as long as the board and membrane are dry before you power them, the alcohol shouldn't hurt anything. If the key's still aren't working, don't throw the keyboard away, sell it for parts on eBay. You might make a little ...


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I actually found the culprit... In order to find the error I tried several other numbers with ⌘ + Shift and found ⌘ + Shift + 6 triggering a screen recording interface I hadn't seen before. Opening this interfaces options I found it originated from CloudApp and there in CloudApps "Keyboard Shortcuts" I found it (see image). CloudApp must have integrated ...


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I uninstalled all extensions in Safari and the problem went away. I've not re-installed 2 of the 3 extensions I had and the problem has not come back. Possibly there is something wrong with AdBlock Plus.


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[Facepalm] Press and hold the key, that's how. I guess it's a 'hold' so as to avoid lighter presses/brushes? So much for my first question on AskDifferent… Thanks me! You're welcome, me!


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I would much rather point to this previous question/answer in a comment but my rep does not allow comments. There are 3 answers: Windows key when running windows through virtual box on a mac By default it's the right ⌘ (Command) Key. The left ⌘ (Command) Key does not work because it is set as the Host (Meta) Key in VirtualBox. And they can be swapped ...


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Cmd+Ctrl with ↑ or ↑ is not actually mapped by Mac OS X, which is where the confusion is coming from. It is likely a window manager like SizeUp that is overriding those shortcuts. You can disable the shortcut in the application's preferences.


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I can switch between windows of the same program by dragging four fingers left or right across the trackpad. This is analogous to pressing [Command] + [~] when the windows are not in fullscreen. You can find this setting under System Preferences>Trackpad>More Gestures.


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It doesn't have the alternate "upper" characters of the number keys, i.e. the pound sign.


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According to Logitech you need they Preferences Manger download and installed. Make sure you pick the right OS X and follow the instructions.


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I was actually looking for this shortcut to do quick grammar checking on a selected word in gmail. Usually, painted the word (option+shift+left arrow) and then right click to see the options (and I hate using mouse). For this particular case, there's Chrome shortcut, which is [cmd + shift ; — or — cmd :] to display grammar check. Then you can cycle through ...


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Using a custom service with the standard Speak Text action to speak selected text with a specific alternative voice has one major drawback, as detailed in Mikofox's answer: You cannot easily stop playback the way you can with the built-in TTS service simply by pressing the keyboard shortcut again. There are two solutions: Disclosure: I created the ...


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One thing you could check is the Security & Privacy preference pane in System Preferences. In OS X a lot of applications that hook into keyboard input use the accessibility protocol. They need to ask for permission to do this. If they have then they should be listed against Accessibility under the Security tab of the Accessibility pane.


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To solve this problem: Change keys for shortcut to ⌘CMD + ← (or anything else). But it won't work after that yet. Reboot your mac. ⌘CMD + → now is working. Change keys to ctrl + ←.


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Mac does have the Logitech Unifying Software, which opens up the pairing options; add and remove items from a receiver, as well as update firmware (which seems to be perpetually greyed out no matter what I do on my Mac's and PC's, but that's a problem for another day.) Version 1.1.301 works with OSX 10.4 - 10.6 and is found here. Otherwise you can get all ...


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As a workaround (which I'd love to have something better than) I've found that finding an existing backslash and doing a copy/paste of it to the new location works, but is obviously very clunky and not a permanent fix.


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As I understood you want to use ⌘Cmd bindings with Terminal.app and pure terminal applications like shell(bash/zsh/etc), ViM, emacs, and so on. Please, comment me if I misunderstood you. Base Terminal.app threats all shortcuts with ⌘Cmd key as menu shortcuts this keypress will not transferred to terminal applications. This completely prevent using ⌘Cmd key ...


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Your question is not clear, however it appears that you want to enable more robust keyboard shortcuts in Terminal. I suggest you download iTerm2 https://www.iterm2.com You can map many different keyboard shortcuts from iTerm's preferences as shown below:


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My approach to launching Character Viewer ("CharacterPalette") proved otiose as there is an OS X shortcit I was previously unaware of: ctrl+cud+space opens character Viewer. For reference this call in Applescript is: tell application "System Events" key code 49 using {control down, command down} end


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There are two ways to allow the Mac to move focus between dialog boxes. One is by going into System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts and clicking the All Controls Radio button on the bottom. Another way to do is is by hitting Fn+⌃+F7 to toggle between All Controls and Text boxes and lists only (^+F7 if you haven't switched the apple media keys to ...


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I have been using the Apple Bluetooth keyboard for ~ 5 years, and I am pretty happy with it. It is pretty sturdy and even after such long time and ~8 hrs daily usage, I wouldn't notice any significant sign of wear. One advantage is that it is the same keyboard layout as on the MacBooks, which may be more convenient when switching back and forth between the ...


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hey guys i just had the same problem and figured out you could if you went to the side bar (the format tab in pages) and then clicked on character styles then held down strikethrough and liked shortcut you could set f1 f2 f3 f4 f5 f6 f7 f8 f9 as shortcuts for the strikethrough effect!


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I personally like the keyboard shortcut used in Chrome and Opera: Option+Cmd+(left/right arrow keys). This can be assigned in System Preferences-->Keyboard-->Shortcuts-->App Shortcuts. Press the plus button and add a pair for Safari with the command names "Show [Previous/Next] Tab" and then type the key sequences you want to use. Pretty handy. Good luck!


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You can go to Settings > General > Keyboards > Add New Keyboard ... and select "Emoji" from the list. Then, in order to access the emojis on your keyboard, tab this "globe" icon:


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In addition to the other emacs shortcuts posted by theoden, you can also use ^a (control + a) to return to the beginning of the line to edit it, and ^k (control + k) to cut the line. Hope that helps.


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From your edits, it seems like the specific keyboard you're using is causing the problem. I don't know any way to fix that, unfortunately, but I thought I'd answer the original question anyway. You can remap modifier keys in OS X from at least 10.4 through to 10.10.4 by changing a Property List (.plist) file. The file is located within ...


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If you are using emacs keybindings (default for bash, zsh, pry (ruby interpreter), python and many more), ^u (control + u) might be what you want - it erases everything prior to your cursor. If you want to stop writing the command and forget what you did, use ^c (control + c), which is, by the way, a SIGKILL(9) signal (see man signal). By the way, the ...


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Same thing happened to me. Selecting my mouse has triggered something and it's working now. It's under Settings > Keyboard > Keyboard modifiers


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alt + 0 worked for me. (under mac its produce ø, under vm win7 its produce @)


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Search for OS X identify process by window I found What process owns a certain window (Mac OS X) which told me this after moving the Window: RetinaMBPro1TB:bin jeroenp$ ./show-recently-moved-windows.py Move target window List of windows that moved: {( { kCGWindowAlpha = 1; kCGWindowBounds = { Height = 1094; ...


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The icon in the dialog box is the clue. It's something to do with Gatekeeper. This article from Apple https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT202491 might help.


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UniK - Unicode & navigation Keyboard extension seems to be the closest to a character map and it also functions as a keyboard extension. You actually have to type hexadecimal code points in this app.


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I have heard that all USB/PS2 adapters are not created equal. Some work some don't. But you would probably cost yourself more time and effort getting a working adapter than just buying a cheap PC USB keyboard. I use PC USB keyboards on Macs all the time and they work a treat. I can get a used (Dell) USB keyboard locally for about twelve bucks. As cheap as ...


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I used Seil (OSX app to manipulate caps lock) to rebind Caps Lock to F13, and I bound F13 to PTT, so now it works.


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Switching input from U.S. Extended to U.S. International solved this for me.


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System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard (tab) At bottom click Modifier Keys... Appears you can switch buttons


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iTunes starts playing what is currently selected. For me for instance the playlist selected was "Most recently added", so when I hit the play button on the keyboard, the first song from this list starts to play. The only way I know of to solve your problem is to enable random play in iTunes. This is easily done by clicking the snaked arrow button next to ...


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There is a wonderful tool Karabiner (https://pqrs.org/osx/karabiner/) that can help you with this (and many more): Properties->Misc&Uninstall -> private.xml <root> <!-- Place this file to ~/Library/Application Support/Karabiner/private.xml --> <item> <item> <name>Screensaver Lock screen ...


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If you want to choose your own shortcut for switching tabs in terminal: open /System/Library/PreferencePanes/Keyboard.prefPane/ Application Shortcuts > (Add) > Application (Other...) > Applications/Utilities/Terminal Menu titles: Select Next Tab Select Previous Tab I've chosen, for example, ⌘+ALT+⇦ and ⌘+ALT+⇨.


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I have the same settings described in the message above and I don't get the Dashboard either. I have ended up assigning the top-right corner as a "hot corner" that shows the Dashboard. System Preferences > Mission control > Hot corners (left-bottom corner of the window).


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You would have to open up your mac and unplug the keyboard cord power up the mac and then plug it would be a hard reset


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As someone who has built a Hackintosh (a computer that is made of standard, off the shelf PC components, but runs Mac OS), I can confirm that Apple's laptops use a PS2 interface. Among the many .kext files that the custom boot loader can install are PS2 drivers. These allow the use of PS2 keyboards and mice with Mac OS, but are derived from .kexts that are ...


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Here's something I tried (on 10.9.5). Unfortunately, it didn't work, but I'll note it here in case it inspires someone. I noticed that enabling System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Switch to Desktop 16 caused ~/Library/com.apple.symbolichotkeys.plist to update. I found some information (1) (2) about that plist. According to that second link, ...


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It's possible you could try resetting the default shortcuts from the settings... This is an excerpt from a Microsoft support article on the Office shortcut settings... Reset all keyboard shortcuts On the Tools menu, click Customize Keyboard. To restore keyboard shortcuts to their original state, click Reset All, and then in the confirmation ...


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UniK - Unicode & navigation Keyboard extension allows you to do that. Swipe up and press the Aleph base character and if you want niqqud swipe right.


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I've seen this intermittently for a few releases now. I fix it by restarting the "Dock" process (which handles Spaces/MissionControl) using this Terminal command: killall Dock I don't know how to do that via the regular GUI, sorry. And before you run that command, do killall -s Dock to see the processes which will get killed. If only the one "Dock" process ...



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