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I have a rMBP. I use Clorox Disinfecting Wipes on the keys and a Q-tip soaked with 99% isopropyl alcohol to clean in between the keys. I would not use anything less than 91%. Here is a photo of my keyboard:


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CONTROL + COMMAND + RETURN at the same time.


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You can do this with Karabiner's 'Use PC Style Home/End #2'. This remaps Home and End to ⌘← and ⌘→ respectively.


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The best solution for me: Select file you want to open Press ⇧+⌘+/ (opens up the mighty Help search) Then start to type a name of app you want to open Use arrow keys to select right menu item Press Enter Done! For example I want to open HTML-file with Sublime Text instead of Chrome. I navigate to this file, press shortcut, type in "su", press ...


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I feel your pain.....Best work around I've found is on cnet. Haven't tried it yet but I plan to. Unlike a true contextual menu, this does require you look to the top-left for the commands you seek, but may still suffice to bring you the functionality you are looking for. http://www.cnet.com/news/access-menus-via-the-keyboard-in-os-x/


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I think the app AutoKeyboard may offer this function: http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/51829/autokeyboard


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I've found a better way of dealing with things than setting a keyboard layout per app, and this is with the excellent Karabiner keyboard customiser. Simply set the system keyboard to QWERTY, and enable the Karabiner option 'QWERTY to Dvorak'. The only caveat is you have to remember to log in with QWERTY as Karabiner can only start once you have logged in.


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Yes, there is, using Karabiner's command-line tool. Paste this into your private.xml: <vkopenurldef> <name>KeyCode::VK_OPEN_URL_SHELL_switchprofile_newitem</name> <url type="shell"> <![CDATA[ /Applications/Karabiner.app/Contents/Library/bin/karabiner select_by_name NewItem ]]> </url> ...


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Try a silicone keyboard cover from kbcovers.com. These work great with typing, keep dust and debris from getting between keys, and also prevent the keys from getting greasy.


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The following worked for me: Open System Preferences --> Keyboard --> Modifier Keys Select the Corsair Vengeance K70 from the Select Keyboard pulldown list Setup your mappings - for me I remapped Ctrl Lock to Control Option to Command Command to Option Close the Keyboard System Preferences Restart the computer (I believe that you can also just close the ...


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I have been able to customise a flag without using Ukelele. I have just extracted all the flags icns with this script : github.com/phible/scripts Then, locate the icns in the AppleKeyboardLayouts-L.dat file comparing with the beginning and the end of the hexa code of the .icns, delete the code and replace it with the one of my customised icns. Log out of ...


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You can also add Your favourite characters to "press and hold" key behaviour. Here's explanation how to do it on apple stackexchange: How to add characters to the press and hold character picker in OS X Lion? Keep in mind that this is done inside System directory, so be careful and remember that there's a chance of losing Your setup after upgrading the ...


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For what it's worth (on OSX and maybe Windows): In Libre Offices's Writer I found the symbol as the 5th entry in both the LiHei Pro and LiSong fonts.


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Check out Keyboard Maestro http://www.keyboardmaestro.com/, it should do what you want. I know it is not exactly cheap for a utility app, but it does a provide a huge amount power beyond simple key remapping, and it has proven to be stable across many Mac OS X versions.


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Both the control key and Fn key are modifier keys, which generally aren't intended to trigger anything by themselves. I think that even a macro program (e.g. keyboard maestro ) probably won't trigger on just a mod key. I know that Alfred won't trigger a workflow on a mod key. There is a program called Ukulele that lets you edit your keyboard layout, and ...


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For what it is worth, I am able to bind ⌘+\ to Move Focus to Active or Next Window in Mavericks, and it works fine for switching between Finder windows. (It doesn't help your situation except to indicate that this might be a bug...) If you are trying to use it in another application besides the Finder, does the standard ⌘+` work? I have the Full ...


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You can use Voiceover to activate it - it's not exactly convenient, and binding a hotkey to an applescript is probably better, but this method works without any scripts or third-party tools. Voiceover needs to be enabled for this to work, but you can do that through the keyboard too if you're stuck. Once enabled, the following sequence allows you to activate ...


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The two keyboard shortcuts for sleep: Display sleep: Shift+Control+Eject Computer sleep: Command+Option+Eject Source: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1343 To change the default sleep mode to hibernate (in the terminal): sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 25 I don't think there's any way to preserve the normal sleep behaviour and have a separate keyboard shortcut ...


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Edit: If you want it to be automatically corrected, go to System preferences > Keyboard > Text and turn on "Correct spelling automatically". Original answer: Which OS X version are you on? I'm on Mavericks and if I move the cursor so it touches the misspelled word, the suggestion pops up automatically and I can chose the correct one using the ...


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http://giffconstable.com/2013/10/mac-excel-keyboard-shortcuts/ helped me figure it out -> it turns out to be ctrl-i worked on my macbook


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It is unclear to me but did you replace the keyboard with the defective "w" or does the replacement keyboard have the "w" issue? The reason being, holding down a key, any key, will cause strange things to happen. An electronic issue with a Mac's (or really any computer's) keyboard can cause all sorts of strange problems. Can you disconnect the keyboard and ...


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As Seil only affects the CapS Lock key itself, it's not going to be listening for anything other than that. I'm sure it would be easier overall to restore the Caps Lock key & just use Fn-Delete for forwards delete. See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1343?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US for the full set of key commands.


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There is no system supported method for disabling ctrl-click from functioning as a secondary click in Mavericks. You can use Karabiner to remap Control+LeftClick to LeftClick, which essentially disables this behavior system-wide. https://pqrs.org/osx/karabiner/ You can also remap it to just about anything you like. However, I don't know of any web apps ...


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You can use KeyboardCleanTool to lock/unlock the keyboard using the mouse.


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with "Russian PC" keyboard you can type "ё" by holding "е" and then pressing 1. Dunno how I guessed that, but it works. Much better then having ".," up there on numbers.


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I found that if you have an Apple Extended Keyboard, that keyboard is automatically used in the display of the keyboard viewer. I have it plugged into my MacBook, which is usually on a stand. When I switch between keyboards, the built-in keyboard viewer automatically uses the right layout. So the short (though perhaps expensive) solution to this is to ...


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I have been experiencing the same problem, but in OSX 10.9.4. Namely, in System Preferences I remap Caps Lock to Ctrl, and it reverts itself back to Caps Lock after a day or two for no discernable reason. To solve this you can use Seil to remap your Caps Lock key. Additionally, you can use Karabiner for a huge range of other keyboard settings.


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With the kind help of Takayama Fumihiko, I was able to get it right for Norwegian layouts: <item> <appendix>Remap OptionL to Backslash</appendix> <identifier>private.option_to_backslash</identifier> <autogen> __KeyOverlaidModifier__ KeyCode::OPTION_L, ModifierFlag::OPTION_L | ModifierFlag::NONE, KeyCode::OPTION_L, ...


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Without some modifications to the system or a special app for that purpose, short answer, no. Speaking of special apps tho, this link might be where you'll find your answer. FunctionFlip might be your thing. How can I change Fn keys usage based on application?


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Yes ctrl + (0-9) by using this shortcut you can navigate across multiple tabs in windows


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<?xml version="1.0"?> <root> <item> <name>L⌥→\&L⌘→/&R⌘→|</name> <identifier>alttobackslashcmdtoslashandpipe</identifier> <autogen> __KeyToKey__ KeyCode::OPTION_L | ModifierFlag::NONE, KeyCode::BACKSLASH </autogen> <autogen> __KeyToKey__ ...


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Do you have an APC UPS? I was having this exact problem after upgrading to Mavericks yesterday, and found that force-quitting apcupsd (a UPS controller daemon) instantly removed the delay. If this doesn't help then you could try force-quitting other third party daemons that perform similar tasks to apcupsd.


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there used to be an option for it as seen in this article: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3608?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US If you have a mac running mountain lion or below this still works. There is still an option to disable tap to click in system preferences/trackpad but that disables it even when you are not typing.


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I have this same issue where tabs insert a tab without increasing the indent... and I have to use the indent button to get the bullets feature to behave correctly from the master template. This was confusing me a great deal as bullets weren't working correctly per the master template formatting... until I figured out the issue was with the tab key response. ...


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After a great deal of testing, I have come to the conclusion that tab works to increase indent, but ONLY if your master slide is configured to have bullets. My solution (since I did not really want bullets on my slides) was to turn on bullets and set the color opacity to 0.


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Of course, the most convenient way to snapshot on Mac is by pressing keyboard shortcuts, however, this traditional method lacks additional features like making annotations, uploading images online for sharing, etc. For this purposes, you can make use of professional Mac screenshot tools that features the same function as Snipping Tool. Grab - A built-in ...


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On the Apple Norwegian layout, tilde should be at option plus ¨, then space. On the Apple Norwegian Extended layout, tilde should be at option plus k, then space.


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I think the answer is "no". The keyboard layout in force applies to all keyboards. Are you already using the quick keyboard shortcut for switching keyboards? I have heard that the keymapping app Karabiner can recognized different keyboards, but I haven't yet seen anyone use it to solve your problem.


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This type of functionality is sometimes called location management. Basically, the machine determines its location using hints from network connections. In the Mac OS 9 days, Location Manager was built in to the OS. Not so with Mac OS X. Here is a discussion of a similar capability, although I don't know how current it is: ...


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No way right now as far as I'm aware. I'd like to see an option to disable the trackpad while typing, for a user-selected number of ms after a keystroke. That would solve the most irritating thing about the macbook for me.


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Combining a few answers together I came up with this script that seems to work (mapping Caps-lock to Control). $ keyboard_id = "$(ioreg -n IOHIDKeyboard -r | grep -e VendorID\" -e ProductID | tr -d \"\|[:blank:] | cut -d\= -f2 | tr '\n' -)" $ defaults -currentHost write -g "com.apple.keyboard.modifiermapping.${keyboard_id}0" '( { ...


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I think I found a quicker and easier fix. At least it works for me. When the volume keys don't respond (happens pretty often and I haven't figured out why) I simply put the computer in sleep mode then re-awaken it. Takes a few seconds but it works every time.


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I'm using Mavericks and CMD+` does not work for me. However, CMD+. does.


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Yes, the culprit is the Android File Transfer application. And following the steps outlined here (disabling the annoying Android File Transfer Agent) seems to solve this. (No need to completely remove it, as it may be useful)


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oh boy, from kinesis [website][4] Note: Modifier actions from one USB device cannot modify the input of a second USB device due to limitations designed into the Apple operating system. Example: Shift, Control, Command, or Option keystrokes programmed into the footswitch cannot modify the input of a separate USB keyboard or mouse. However, a key ...


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Any person new to Apple and Mac would find lot of things un-intuitive or just forced on the user, w/o any options to change it. Or it might be that just many of us had their first experiences on Win/Linux systems. But just found this plugin to finder XtraFinder which among lot of other options allows you to ENTER/RETURN to open a file. Feeling a lot ...


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You want to edit text, and for that you need a text editor. There is (easy) native way in OS X to do these kind of text manipulations. I personally use BBEdit/TextWrangler for these kind of codings. command] You can also use Automator to create a Service and use sed/regex to do the 'hard' lifting: (and bind a keystroke to this Service) sed 's/\(^.*\)/\ ...


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Restart Dock, of which Mission Control is a child process. In terminal, run: killall Dock


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timothy go to accessibility in system preferences and then mouse and track pad then click options and it is the first option


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An updated answer for Lion and above: You can also type ^ ⌘ <space> to bring up the characters menu, then start typing to search, and search for place of interest, then press enter to start selecting them, then tab to the correct result, then enter again to insert it. Sounds like a lot, but it can really be narrowed down to ^ ⌘ <space> pla ...



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