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script from a forum. tell application "System Events" set textToType to "text here" delay 3 repeat delay 1 keystroke textToType keystroke return end repeat end tell soruce: http://www.sythe.org/runescape-scripts/1590890-auto-typer-script-mac.html Replace within the quotes of "text here" to what ever you need. If ...


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As @Allan said, your hard drive has a problem. You may be able to fix them with DiskWarrior and/or SpinRite. DiskWarrior will fix Mac-specific errors and will boot directly on your iBook (talk to their support to make sure they mail you something that you can boot from). SpinRite can fix drive-level data errors, but only runs on PCs (soon Intel Macs, which ...


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That symbol means your drive has crashed - or at least the system can no longer "see" the drive. Do you have an install disk to boot from? If you do, use that, go into Disk Util and see if you can access your drive from there. If not, I would look at getting a replacement drive from eBay as your's is IDE/PATA and those are hard to come by new these days.


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In Mavericks there is an option to open a new terminal window at the folder you have highlighted in Finder. To enable this option go to Finder -> Services -> Service Preferences and check New Terminal at Folder. Then use it from the Finder menu:


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A short circuit will often damage other components, in this case, the graphics controller, possibly some power smoothing circuitry, resistors in-line with the shorted component would have most likely been damaged etc. In short, the logic board would need to be replaced, along with the connector/LCD. It's very, very unlikely that the board would be okay ...


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Thanks to budakpisang for this: In terminal, you can turn wifi off and on with these commands networksetup -setairportpower en1 off networksetup -setairportpower en1 on en1 being wifi. Try networksetup -listnetworkserviceorder to see whether that's right for you or not. Here's a one-liner to toggle between on and off networksetup -getairportpower en1 | ...


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Given the problem appears on two Macs, this suggests a hardware fault. If the keyboard is not too old, take it to an Apple Store. They may be able to replace it for you. The strange behaviour you are seeing could be because a circuit is damaged and causing ghosting. Microsoft's article on ghosting explains more: What causes ghosting? Typically, ...


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I've just tested now and I'm able to do that (multiple full-screen applications and switching between them with Command + Tab), but it could very well be because I'm using TotalSpaces, an add-on that greatly improves the usability of spaces. Unfortunately it seems like 10.10 is the last release of Mac OS that TotalSpaces will support.


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Command+` is the way to go on OS X to change between windows of the same application.


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Cmd ⌘ ` Cmd ⌘ Shift ⇧ ` to go the other way. Left of z on a UK keyboard [non-shifted ~ ] BTW, specifically in Chrome, but no other app I know of on Mac, Cmd ⌘ (number) will select individual tabs on the frontmost window.


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Ctrl + Alt + Delete in Windows is equivalent to Command + fn + delete in Mac OS X


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Maybe you are using "Dvorak - Qwerty ⌘". How to fix: Open "System Preferences" > "Keyboard" > "Input Source". Click "+" and select "Dvorak". Select "Dvorak - Qwerty ⌘" and click "−".


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They are exactly the same. ⌘ CMD+. sends SIGINT just like ⌃ CTRL+c. I've checked this with this python script: #!/usr/bin/env python import signal import sys def signal_handler(signal, frame): print('You pressed Ctrl+C!') sys.exit(0) signal.signal(signal.SIGINT, signal_handler) print('Press Ctrl+C') signal.pause() It's made this way for backward ...


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No there is no difference. They both send a SIGINT signal to the running process. You can demonstrate this using the code sample from this answer: http://stackoverflow.com/a/9256709/4087178


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This definition allows to swtich back and forth between two profiles (in this case profile 0 and 2) by holding the F6 key for longer than 300 milliseconds (before that it defaults to F6). It uses terminal-notifier to deliver notifications as to which profile it has switched to. <vkopenurldef> ...


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I thought perhaps the default [Opt + Cmd +D] to toggle Turn Dock Hiding On/Off would work. I considered that, depending on which display was active, that toggling the dock would cause it to appear on whichever display was active at the time. However, I find that dock remains on the given display. However, I believe the solution is simply to explain how the ...


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I only have experience with iOS 7 and iOS 8. Sadly I don't have any experience with iOS 6 or lower. Ok I might have found a solution: IOS 7, 8 AND 9 beta 1 and 2: 1) Go to settings, then keyboards 2) Uncheck ALL the options on that page. 3) Test it (in the app where it's affecting you) OR: Just uncheck split keyboard and see if that works.


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option + command + i is the winner


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so i figured out in ios 8.3 when you reset your keyboard it doesnt clear your recently used emojis . buh it replaces them w random emojis . then try typing an emoji . now it should be first in your recently used . so just pretend the default emojis arent there .


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It's answered on SO: i put autocapitalize="off" autocomplete="off" autocorrect="off" and it works. The asker said autocapitalize="off" was not needed.


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[Note: I'm using Cmd- the same as Cmd+ as you don't actually type the hyphen or plus, and Cmd is the "command" keyboard key. I found the problem using Excel with Office 2011, but it may apply to Word too.) Cmd-C, Cmd-V, Cmd-X and maybe others stopped working and the shortcuts weren't displayed in the menu after I was messing around trying to add ...


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Increase the font size : COMMAND + SHIFT + > Decrease the font size : COMMAND + SHIFT + <


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I have reported this bug to apple and it's still not being closed. I will update my answer once it's closed. Till then you can add this shortcuts under all applications(instead of preview) then it will work.


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thanks for the suggestion. I have now tried the hardware diagnostics test, however the short and full tests both cam back clear so no issue with the hardware. I bought it from an auction site that specialise in liquidation stock and repossessions e.t.c so have no idea who previously owned it. I would assume it would be illegal to sell somebody's computer ...


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On a Greek keyboard use alt+e


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You can simply change the keyboard layout in Ubuntu without any changes to OS X: Then you can type like you would do on your Latin American keyboard.


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Mine defaulted to the Spain keyboard setting. The Spain keyboard has the ñ/Ñ characters right after the L-key and the acute accent character one space after that: [L] [Ñ] [´]. The ñ/Ñ characters need no extra work In order to insert an accented vowel you would press the acute accent, then the vowel and release.


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I had a similar problem with a DAS keyboard that was actually made for my Mac - the left Option key caused a mysterious combination of keys to be pressed, rather than Option. For me, this ended up being a hardware issue and I had to replace the keyboard from the manufacturer.


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Another option would be to use BetterTouchTool. It is pretty straightforward to use, and you can set it up to trigger any action from a keyboard shortcut: However, by doing this, CTRL+C or CTRL+X no longer works as expected inside the terminal. But you can disable BTT for Terminal completely to handle this case.


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When I had a problem with the cmd+Q shortcut, I went to system preferences, keyboard, shortcuts and changed the help menu shortcut to cmd+Q.


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If you sign in with the same primary iCloud account on OS X and iOS, the list of shortcuts is synchronised automatically. It's currently unknown where the shortcuts are stored. source


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Surprisingly, I figured out the answer by myself. Input boxes in web forms tend to lag a little, and so does my selection. If I select all the text in the input box, dragging my cursor from the end to the beginning, the selected area will lag behind half a second. That lag is what causes the problem. When I start typing afterwards, the selection is still ...


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Since the MacBook Air has a mouse and keyboard connected, something went really wrong with the hardware. You could reset the NVRAM and SMC, but it likely needs hardware diagnostics. You might be lucky if you can connect a USB mouse and see if at least the cursor works. Also, boot holding Command R to enter recovery mode. It's a long shot that the above ...


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The graphics are telling you to turn on the Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad associated with the MacBook. Have you ever connected one of these devices to it? If you haven't, I have to wonder if the internal keyboard and trackpad are not connected somehow. What year is this MacBook? Is it still under warranty? Unless you can boot to recovery and reinstall OS ...


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It is possible to set Option key to Caps lock (nobody really use it) in System preferences. Caps lock placed more useful. But often people rebind Control to Caps lock, so you have to decide which one is more important to you.


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To go to the next tab ⎇ Control+Tab or ⇧ Shift+⌘ Command+] or ⇧ Shift+⌘ Command+→ Right To go to the previous tab ⎇ Control+⇧ Shift+Tab or ⇧ Shift+⌘ Command+[ or ⇧ Shift+⌘ Command+← Left


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Basic autocompletion is built into OS X. For example, you can type bjbk@ to get bjbk@example.com or similar. Go to System Preferences... (From  Menu or your Dock or Spotlight) Go to Keyboard Select Text tab Click the + button Add text to replace, followed by the text you wish to replace it with. The shortcuts work in most applications. (Tested MS Office ...


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There are a few things you can try: Turn off iCloud sync for Safari Set "New tabs open with:" to "Empty Page" But for me, the culprit was "Retab" Safari extension.


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Then, it asks to press the key on the left of right shift. When I press 'Z' key three times Z is on the right of the left Shift key. You sure you pressing the right keys? According to your post you should be pressing the "/" key.


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Here is the official answer from Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH18448?locale=de_DE


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Use Alt+Enter. It should solve your problem.


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There are few 3d party application that can remap the keyboard to your liking. An example is the Karabiner. More simpler is if you just want to remap the control keys. That can be done in the system preferences- Keyboard.


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Try alt/option plus shift plus `


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Try the following: Open the "Keyboard" preferences pane In the "Keyboard" tab, turn on the "Show Keyboard and Character Viewers in menu bar" checkbox Go to the new menu (it looks like a box with a command key clover-leaf in it) and choose "Show Keyboard Viewer" You'll now see a window shaped like your keyboard, with every key shown, and each pressed key ...


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There is a bug in OSX 10.10.3 that makes the volume and brightness buttons depend on CPU/disk. A fresh install on new hardware under load will have this issue. Downgrading to 10.9.x, hoping 10.11 fixes it or installing Linux are the only solutions I am aware of. Apple had no comment.


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You can use the default option+command+space to show Finder search window, or make one using app shortcuts with a really hard to find combination nobody uses since F is popular character for shortcut.


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I fixed my delay by running this command in terminal: /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Versions/A/Support/lsregister -kill -seed -r -f -v -domain local -domain user -domain system This function resets user domains. Reset Launch Services... http://ss64.com/osx/lsregister.html


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First, to answer your questions: Keyboard shortcuts do sync between OS X and iOS. However, in my experience this has always been quite slow, with the Mac taking a long time to recognize keyboard shortcuts I added on the phone. Turning the synchronization off would require disabling the syncing of documents and preferences, which would also disable quite a ...


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Go into the Finder, type command + shift + u and open Script Editor by selecting it and typing command + o. In a new script, type (since you can't highlight to copy) tell application "System Events" click button "Turn Bluetooth Off" of window 1 of application process "System Preferences" end tell and then type command + r to run the script. The ...



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