Questions tagged [remapping]

Changing or reassigning the function of a key or keys on a keyboard

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How do I remap function modifier combinations?

I would like to remap the key binding Shift+Option+7 (⇧⌥ 7) for the backward-slash \ to something much simpler like Option+. (⌥ .) perhaps using a command line tool like hdiutil. The answer to "How ...
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How to remap fn modifier to another key modifier (on internal keyboard)?

In Preferences > Keyboard > Key modifiers, I am able to remap (swap) all key modifiers (Command, Option, Ctrl) but Fn. Indeed, for the function modifier, the only choice where I can map it is ...
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Karabiner-Elements: How to re-map caps_lock based on applications

Objective This is more about to confirm if this configuration is correct to do remapping with Karabiner-Elements to remap: caps_lock to left_control if it is in Terminal caps_lock to left_control if ...
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How can i remap the eject key so i can use the the sleep shortcut on a Microsoft keyboard

My new microsoft keyboard doesn't have an eject button which makes it impossible to put my computer to sleep using the usual shortcut. Is there any way to remap the eject key to an existing key so i ...
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How can I remap a play-button keypress from a Bluetooth headset on OS X?

I have an LG Tone (HBS 700) Bluetooth stereo headset, and am using it with OS X Lion. The headset has a play/pause toggle button, but unlike my keyboard's play button, which will toggle play/pause ...
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Change left Cmd key to Ctrl Key wihout changing the right Cmd key in Macbook Pro High Sierra?

I have two command keys on my MacBook Pro(High Sierra). I often use control with my pinky finger. Is it possible to map only right Cmd key with control key while the left Cmd key should function as it ...
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Remap Mac Keys - Terminal

I'm a newcomer here (you can tell by my question). To remap a key, do I just replace the two hexadecimal values for the key I wants to be changed and use the entire string in Terminal? 0x63 for ...
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Remap Keys in Catalina

I asked for, and received, key remapping instructions (Technical Note TN2450 -- but they were for High Sierra. Are those instructions also correct for Catalina? I want to remap the "num/clear" and ...
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how do I map keys with xmodmap e.g. so the letter 'a' types the letter 'b'?

how do I map keys with xmodmap e.g. so the letter 'a' types the letter 'b'? I installed xmodmap with $ port install xmodmap (maybe used sudo port install xmodmap) And I understand from http://...
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Remapping Win and Alt buttons for Mac doesn't work properly

I've remapped the keys for my Microsoft keyboard on my Mac (mojave os) like this: for this keyboard setup: So, what happens currently is that the Win button acts as Cmd and the Alt acts as Option. I ...
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Allow different keys remaps for different keyboards

I'm using a MBP with a German keyboard. However, as you probably know, it is an annoying layout. Therefore, I use the normal US layout instead. This, however, was not enough. The upper left key (right ...