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I currently have 2 input languages on my Mac: U.S., and Hebrew - PC.

The Hebrew - PC is almost the same as it should actually be, except the tilde key (`) should actually type a semicolon (;), but instead it creates a backslash (\). I already have a designated backslash key, and in order to type a semicolon I actually need to hit Alt+Shift+: which is extremely cumbersome.

I'd like to reassign this key to work properly, but only when using the Hebrew layout - the English one needs to keep its use as the tilde which I use for window switching and terminal home dir.

What are my options? I currently have copies of BetterTouchTool and Karabiner, if that helps.

  • Another option is Ukelele, which provides a simple interface to make a custom layout like you want in a couple minutes I think. – Tom Gewecke Apr 18 '16 at 18:31
  • Just tried it out, looks like it will be global though, not limited by input language – casraf Apr 19 '16 at 12:02
  • I don't understand what you mean. You make a custom hebrew pc keyboard layout and use it to type Hebrew. When you type English, I assume you would use the independent US layout, which has not been modified. – Tom Gewecke Apr 19 '16 at 13:05

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