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Command button will act as Windows button, Control as Ctrl, Option as Alt. See https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202676 section "How Microsoft Windows Function keys are mapped to Apple keyboards".


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The answer is no. The difference is not a Mac vs Win keyboard. You can use a Windows keyboard on a Mac and the keys are the same. The difference in in the OS. Windows treats ctrl-C as copy and OS X cmd-C. They just differ and I know of not way of mapping them


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I am 95% certain the answer is NO, but I do not have a Windows PC to verify.


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As a user of the Danish Apple keyboard, I face similar issues. Most of the time I — unfortunately — have to remap keyboard shortcuts through System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts. I researched a bit and wasn't able to find the native way to do this combo on a Scandinavian keyboard. However, you might be able to create a service through Automator that ...


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Try using a can of compressed air to clean underneath the keys.


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Probably a hardware problem rather than a software problem. Take it to the Apple Store and they'll check the underneath of the keyboard.


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Yes and no. While the trackpad is connected to the keyboard, the trackpad and keyboard are separate parts and the trackpad may be fine, depending on where the water spilt and how quickly is was dried out. If you have some experience with repairing electronics, get a 2013 MacBook Air keyboard assembly. It should include the keyboard and the aluminum panel ...


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I'm sorry to hear about your wife's MacBook Air; it's always frustrating when accidents like that happen. According to this step in iFixit's teardown of the 2013 Air, it appears that the trackpad is attached to the motherboard, instead of the keyboard: Again, best of luck with the repair of the MacBook. If she can do without for a little while, waiting ...


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Ok, I've managed to fix it with the following steps: In the device manager, uninstall the following drivers and then restart your computer: Keyboards\Apple Keyboard (only the one with the warning sign, the other one is your macbook keyboard) Bluetooth\Device Identification Service Bluetooth\ xxx's Keyboard Bluetooth\Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator ...


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Without a list of sites that work and a list of sites that don't - here are some tips. Open Activity Monitor and look at CPU and choose View menu -> All Processes (and then sort by CPU use descending). Watch this for apps that are slowing things down. Open text edit and type there. - make note of what process are using CPU when you type and how fast it ...


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This is to go with @TomGewecke answer. If you are seeing the input menu at the top right hand corner of the login screen. This may only be because their is another user logged in. ( Fast user Switching). If there is a user already logged in, the input menu will always show even if no users have it enabled to show in their menu bar. But if there are no ...


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If you have "Other Input Sources" available at the top right of your login screen, select the one called Unicode Hex Input. This can be used to input emoji (or any other character) into the password field, as long as you know the Unicode Hex number of the character. This number can be found in the Character Viewer or on the internet. Some items you find ...


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I solved it by the solution Apple Support suggested to do, here are the steps I did: Install OS X on an external drive from Recovery mode (Cmd + R while starting). Boot from the external drive. Install the Hex/Emoji keyboard to be able to type the relevant character. Go to Disk Utility, choose the locked disk. Go to File -> Turn Off Encryption. Enter your ...


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Even if you're locked out, you should still have access to the Accessibility Settings part of your System Preferences, in which case you can proceed to Keyboard Preferences and adjust your peripheral input sources. This means you can add/enable "Unicode Hex Input". Plus, checking "☑︎ Show Input menu in menu bar" will allow you to "⌨ Show Character Viewer" ...


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You could use ssh, telnet, vnc/rdp, Back To My Mac or similar methods, provided they are enabled and/or available. Also you could login using the default guest account or any regular user account, if available. Then: Execute the CLI Terminal.app; type passwd <username>; enter ⎆/return ⏎; (where <username> is the name of the account you're ...


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I am not a Mac user so this may be nonsense. However since the situation is desperate, I'll offer it anyway. Unicode Hex Input You can use the utility in OS X to generate many Unicode characters by manually inputting the hexadecimal code. Other options include saving word processor files as Unicode or UTF text. Make sure you have ...


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According to the manual available on http://gaming.coolermaster.com/en/products/keyboards/quickfiretk/, the vendor only supports Windows for this keyboard.


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Adding to bmike's answer, if you can't do any of that, and don't have a recent backup, you might try connecting the disk to another computer, and mounting the volume to save your files. You can apparently do it with both mac, windows and linux.


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Since you have Filevault - that makes your situation precarious and a bit delicate. Some good news, Apple has disabled emoji entry in the password pane for 10.11 El Capitan - I can't paste or get emoji in the Users & Groups preference pane. Apple's official manner to get past this is to click the ? in the password field and reset your password. If you ...


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USE OLDER STABLE UKELELE VERSION 1.8.4...NOT EVEN RESTART IS NECESSARY I HAVE MAC 10.10.5 (YOSEMITE). UKELELE CURRENT VERION DID NOT WORK EVEN AFTER I TRIED ALL POSSIBLE SUGGESTIONS FROM VARIOUS FORUMS. FINALLY I UNINSTALLED CURRENT VERSION OF UKELELE AND INSTALLED OLDER STABLE VERSION 1.8.4. THINGS WORKED LIKE MAGIC. NO RESTART IS NECESSARY. YOU JUST SAVE ...


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Check "Use all F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys" in Keyboard Preferences.


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From the Forklift manual... Copy To copy the item(s) selected in the active pane to the folder opened in the opposite pane you can use the following methods: click the toolbar icon select File > Copy to from the menu use the cmd-c keyboard command to copy the item(s) to the clipboard, then switch to the second pane with TAB and use cmd-v ...


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Finder doesn't have a cut Cmd ⌘ X behaviour for files, only for file names. It uses Edit menu > Copy or Cmd ⌘ C then Edit menu holding Alt ⌥ > Move Item Here or Cmd ⌘ Alt ⌥ V instead. ... or Drag holding Cmd ⌘ between volumes


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Use option click. You can set your mouse to use right click in the System Preferences. Go to the  logo at the top left of your screen to get there. Or click the icon on your dock.


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Here's the solution that worked for me (YMMV): Turn off bluetooth Reboot your mac Put your bluetooth devices in "discoverable" mode Turn bluetooth back on You should be able to see / connect to your devices in System Preferences > Bluetooth now.


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Is this a new keyboard? I wonder if it's outputting a slightly non-standard code for backspace, one that many programs accept, but vim does not. Try CTRL-H - that should work as backspace in vim. You can find out the code your backspace key outputs by going to Terminal, then Preferences>Settings>Keyboard and double-clicking any key in the list. Make sure ...


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Given all the answers I applied the following solution for Yosemite. Using Automator, I created an app with the following code: tell application "System Preferences" reveal anchor "keyboardTab" of pane "com.apple.preference.keyboard" end tell tell application "System Events" to tell process "System Preferences" click checkbox 1 of tab group 1 of window 1 ...


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If you want to change the keyboard layout easily first of all go to System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Input Sources and select the layouts you want to use. Then, at the bottom of the window, you must check the option "Show input menu in menu bar". Now a little flag with the layout-country will appear in the menu bar and you can easily switch layout from ...


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Usually I want to keep the command I've been typing and just not run it. In that case, under Bash, at least, hitting esc-# will add a hash character to the beginning of the line and then (essentially) hit enter, shoving the command into your history. You can then run whatever commands you want, and use your shell history keys to bring back the previous ...


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Douglas Teoh has made an app called SlowQuitApps, that does exactly this. An OS X app that adds a global delay of 1 second to the Cmd-Q shortcut. In other words, you have to hold down Cmd-Q for 1 second before an application will quit. When the delay is active, an overlay is drawn at the center of the screen.


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If you are using Terminal (not iTerm or others), there is a setting that might help. Turn off this setting (sorry, it's in german. But the location should be the same): If you are using iTerm, there is at least a fix for vim: You can remap the keys to get this to work. Just add the following lines to your ~/.vimrc (Create it, if it doesn't exist.) ...


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In El Capitan, OSX 10.11, this has been included as a new feature of Safari Version 9.0 (11601.1.50). Go to Preferences > Tabs > Use ⌘-1 through ⌘-9 to switch tabs


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I think the problem is that the keyboard draws so little current that it won´t wake the port if you have the Apple keyboard with a usb hub. Just stick a usb memorystick in the keyboard and re-insert the cable. If it works then just remove the memorystick or what ever you put in (doesn´t matter what).


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a quick workaround is to just copy and paste from your local machine. I found however CTRL+ALT+~ produces the backslash quickly


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I'm posting the non-answer of "I reinstalled OSX and upgraded to Maverick from Lion, and it now works" because, well, it now works. Unfortunately I don't know what were the actual reasons it broken and then un-broken. I am sorry to anyone whom this question didn't help at all. If anyone else comes up with a reasonable explanation I'll mark them as the ...


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I actually had to enable cua mode manually. That had not been necessary on my other Mac - so it is strange. ~/.vim/plugin/cua-mode.vim Taken from: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/fabi1cazenave/cua-mode.vim/master/plugin/cua-mode.vim


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Currently, there is no way to do this without a jailbreak. The software keyboard has no functionality to do what you want, and as a developer, I know that there is not way to program any other delete but the backspace. As for the jailbreak, I am sure there is a way, but make sure you Google it first, since I wouldn't jailbreak without knowing for a fact.


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Try this: ↑ up arrow after you type the word that autocorrects, but before hitting the spacebar. This should dismiss the autocorrect without making the change in the first place.


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I personally started typing as fast as I would on a 'normal' keyboard after about five minutes. You'll really get used to it in a very short time!


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I didn’t know that holding a key in OS X produced a list like that. Very useful! Not a direct answer to your question, but may help you, is that if you type alt+e then o you will end up the the “ó” character. The alt+e combination gives you the acute diacritic mark, then you just enter the letter you want to put under it. So alt+e then e works to get “é” ...


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The problem is that the NumLock state gets stuck to On inside the RDP client. Tools like numlockx don't help - the client returns the state back to On. It's not just the allow keys that stop working - Ins, Del, Home, End, PgUp and PgDown are affected as well. The solution I found is to remove all references to keypad keys affected by NumLock from the xmodmap ...


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Here's a solution that does use GUI scripting: In Automator, create a Service. Use the 'Run AppleScript' action, with the AppleScript below. Then, in Services Preferences, you can assign a keyboard shortcut to the service. on run -- get active application tell application "System Events" to set activeApp to name of first application process whose ...


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If you can, go to your local Best Buy or Apple Store and check it out. I've only used one at Best Buy, but I think that I'd get used to it pretty quickly. Everyone is different, so YMMV. Just make sure you can return it if you just can't get used to it.


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I found an answer here, How to reset mac PRAM through the command line in Lion/Mountain Lion?, that seems to work in Yosemite. In Terminal: sudo nvram -c


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OK found it - and yes it is Karabiner but not in the expected place instead under "Simulataneous key presses" There is a similar way by using the Right-Option key: Change Option-R Key


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To remove the shift augmentation follow the steps outlined in this answer to a similar (but with much less Google juice it seems) question: http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/115698


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The K400 is not recognized on mac by logitech software. I think you need to rely on 3rd party things to customize behaviour. One tip I found out was that you can turn off touch to click by holding the blue FN key, and click the left mouse button on the trackpad. Hope you can find a solution.


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If you only want to disable key-mapping for the internal keyboard for Apple keyboards, the GUI offers a simpler way that doesn't involve reimporting your profile and editing private.xml:


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Depending on your PC specs you may use a VGA or HDMI USB KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) switch. This will allow you to connect 2 or more computers to one screen, mouse and keyboard, and switch between them pressing a button. The keyboard and mouse must be USB (wired or wireless) in this case, so they work on both computers. There are plenty on Amazon and ...



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