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How do I get the calculator button on a Microsoft Sculpt keyboard working?

I'm on a MacBook Pro using Microsoft's Ergonomic Sculpt Desktop (i.e. keyboard, mouse, and number pad). The Number Pad looks like this and as you can see has a Calculator button. Unfortunately, on ...
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using hidutil to map two keys to a single key

I've lost the functionality of my ] on my keyboard. Previously I used Karabiner to map [ + option to ], however now that I've updated to Sierra, this doesn't work. I've seen this post: How do I remap ...
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Map keyboard key to mouse click in a certain position

I want to map my keyboard's arrow buttons to mouse left clicks (mouse down/up) at specific areas of my screen. For example: left arrow key ---(map to)--> mouse left click at position W: 120px | H: ...
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How can I remap these keyboard keystrokes?

I am beginning to use the U.S. keyboard because, as a developer, I have the key I use the most available more. Only problem is I lost direct access to the accent keys. So I want to remap the ...
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< and ^ keys are swapped

I'm using a German Keyboard (Lioncast LK20) with OS X 10.11.5. I set the keymap to German and it is displayed correctly in the settings screen. Unfortunately the following two keys are swapped when I ...
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Apple keyboard remap keypad comma to dot?

Is there any way to change the key mapping of the apple keyboard? As programmer I find annoying there's a comma instead a dot in numeric keypad. I would remap this key to have dot ...
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Possible to remap CapsLock to emulate the “French - Numerical” behavior on a U.S qwerty keyboard

I would like to remap the capslock key to behave as such: When Off : letters are lowercase numbers are not active (symbols characters are active) other symbols (not on the numbers row) behave ...
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Mapped keys not working in Finder

I am using a keyboard mapping application on Mountain Lion to map combinations like CMD+v to CTRL+v as I'm from a Windows background. However its a bit a hit and miss. For instance Finder still uses ...
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Keyboard shortcut to CLI executable

I have a couple CLI utilities I would like to map to key combinations. The scripts take no parameters, I merely need to invoke them. I've seen how to create keyboard shortcuts to apps, but can I ...
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Macbook Air Logitech K120 USB Keyboard auto remapping problem

I'm having an issue with my 2013 MacBook Air. From day one, I've been using my Logitech K120 USB keyboard with it, and it worked flawlessly from first plug, no problem at all. I've been a month away ...
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iOS apps for viewing generic map files

What are the iOS map-viewing apps that are compatible with the largest number of file formats for topographic maps and trail maps? (such as those found on the USGS website) I'm really looking for a ...
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What iPhone app will allow one person to track the location of another in real-time?

With the permission of the person being tracked, of course! I'm running in a marathon and want my family and friends to be able to see my location on a map in real-time (or very close to it). Are ...
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missing windows keyboard buttons on rMBP

I need the Home, delete, insert and all the other buttons found in a typical windows keyboard. I don't know how to access them on my MacBook pro. The only one I know is fn-delete for delete. Is there ...
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What iPhone maps app can I use if I don't have a SIM card?

I'm going to be using my iPhone overseas without a SIM card, but I want to use turn-by-turn navigation to walk and drive around. I'm willing to plot my route via wifi before I leave the house, but I ...
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How can I change the command key to be the ctrl key for tmux. It's already mapped for other apps)

tmux wants me to press Command+A (or Command+B by default, changed it by having set -g prefix C-a in my .tmux_conf file). I have already switched Control and Command, so, in general, Control+C will ...
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Best keyboard mapping approach to make a Mac work like Ubuntu?

Through the day I work on both a Mac and Ubuntu. What's the best option for mapping the Mac keyboard (an external, non-Mac one) to Ubuntu style keys - when using the Mac (OS X). Basically I want to ...
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Accessing certain diacritical vowel characters in the Spanish layout in Mac OS X

I need the following Portuguese characters: ã, õ. I write in Spanish/Portuguese all the time, but I am used to the Spanish keyboard layout. I can do anything but write the mentioned characters. I do ...
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Send an address in a sms to map app

If a friend sends to me an address in a SMS or IMessage, for example "I am at 123 Main St" can I send that to the Map app to get directions there?
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Map keyboard key to unix command

Simple I am looking for a way to map a keyboard key to a unix command. It could be as simple as literal as opening up terminal and pasting a required bit of text.
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Can I configure my apple remote with custom keys/functions?

I would like to press the < or > button on my apple remote, and "virtually" make the mac think I pressed the left arrow ← or the right arrow → key. Is there a free application for that? I've ...
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Map app for iPad that works while you're not connected to WiFi or 3G?

About to drive across country and, while we're sporting iPhones, it sure would be nice if the navigator could use our iPad, non-3G, version to view maps while we're traveling. I've looked through the ...
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How do I map a key on the A1048 109-key Keyboard to provide an “FN” button?

I have an Apple A1048 109-key keyboard that I really like, except it does not have an FN button, which is a bit annoying. Is there any way to remap one of the keys (I'm thinking the 'help' key) to ...
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How do I connect the location of a calendar event with the iPad maps app?

I would like to be able to either navigate from a calendar event to its location within maps, or view all upcoming events on a map. Preferably, both. How do I connect the location of a calendar ...
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What is the best key remapper tool?

I use international keyboards which have ` (~ with shift) next to Z key. I'm used to having `/~ key next to 1 (currently, this key produces § or ± with shift, which I don't use at all). My goal is to ...
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Shortcut keys mapper viewer/checker available?

Is there a tool or method to check what shortcut key is mapped to what? I used Command-Space for special purposes, after installing this and that, and changing this and that, when I click Command-...
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How can I really disable the Cmd to Win key mapping in Parallels Desktop 5?

Removed it from System Preferences > Keyboard. No go. Remapped ⌘ Cmd to be Ctrl. No go. Ripping out the ⌘ Cmd key shouldn't be the solution. Anyone?...