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Fn is usually evaluated within the keyboard, before transmission. It doesn't generate its own event. According to Key Codes, Fn Opt ⌥ Backspace ⌫ generates this data... Key Down Characters:  Unicode: 63272 / 0xf728 Keys: ⌥⌦ Key Code: 117 / 0x75 Modifiers: 8913216 / 0x880140 ⓘ Maybe you could use that to initiate ...


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You can designate certain apps to show function keys instead of app controls (in the touch bar) by adding them in System Preferences → Keyboard → Shortcuts → Function Keys. Related: Is it possible to set touch bar in F1-F12 mode for a specific app?


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Sharing a solution to this problem, although it's pretty uncommon case. Root cause of the problem was Karabiner elements setup. They have a ticket open corresponding to this case: https://github.com/tekezo/Karabiner-Elements/issues/1160 What you need to do to start registering this hotkeys is essentially enable unknown devices in Karabiner settings.


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Launching Karabiner elements fixed this issue for me. https://pqrs.org/osx/karabiner/


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On macOS Mojave, tab cycles between Mailbox list, message list, message and search bar.


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You can enable Favorites bar where each element has shorcuts like ⌘1, going from 1 to 9. When you keystroke shortcut of an inbox its message list gets focus. If you have multiple mail accunts you have to use corresponding shortcut for each inbox. This is not as ergonomic as a single shortcut would be though.


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These models are affected as of 2019-07-16: MacBook (Retina, 12-­inch, Early 2015) MacBook (Retina, 12­-inch, Early 2016) MacBook (Retina, 12-­inch, 2017) MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018) MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019) MacBook Pro (13­-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports) MacBook Pro (13-­inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports) MacBook Pro (13-inch, ...


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This is a puzzler and at first I was thinking, "wonky keyboard or keyboard controller." But before I go blaming hardware it would be best to see if the issue is related to software. Most, if not all, keyboard customizations are done on a user by user basis and if they are not set in System Preferences they would be set by something that ran at login or ...


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I know your laptop does not qualify for the apple keyboard repair program but you might want to take it in anyway. I've spoken with a supervisor before and talked them in to some repairs that absolutely should not have been covered. With so many people having keyboard issues they might be willing to do something. Another thought is pay to have the battery ...


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There's a good chance the loose membrane is to blame and affixing it in place would solve the issue. Before continuing, you can verify if the membrane is the issue or it's something else by powering the laptop on with the key and membrane removed, opening some kind of document on the computer, then using a toothpick or other small (non-sharp) object to push ...


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Tools to hunt the origin of the problem What is too busy with my keyboard? When this partial lost of keyboard occurs, type cmd ⌘+alt ⌥+ESC and check any application which might be grabbing your keyboard. In case of suspicion, kill one application at a time, starting with the ones which don't have any file open (avoid System Preferences…, Pages, TextEdit…)....


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The real question is: Is this a hardware failure or a software problem? If it's a hardware problem, then you need to take it to an Apple Store or other authorised repair shop. There is currently a repair programme for known problems to some new models. If you can get your hands on a USB keyboard, you can see whether that works, or if the problem remains. ...


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To regain keyboard access to your machine to troubleshoot the fault and restore correct functionality, here are (2) options to get back into your machine: Option 1: Wireless Keyboard Buy a Wireless (USB) Keyboard which uses a USB dongle that looks like a USB Flash Drive that you can just insert into a USB port (or USB-C adapter) and it should "just work". ...


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Switching the keyboard layout using CapsLock is a feature added to MacOS 10.12 in 2016. It does not seem to be very well documented by Apple–which should not come as a surprise to anyone who's been using their products for very long. I haven't managed to find any 'developer-level' documentation of this function at all. So, basically, to answer your ...


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This special new function for CapsLock does not seem to be very well documented by Apple–which should not come as a surprise to anyone who's been using their products for very long. Therefore, we don't seem to have been given the information needed to fully utilize or understand that feature. So, basically, to answer your question: No, that does not seem ...


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Check out the recall program: https://support.apple.com/keyboard-service-program-for-mac-notebooks


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There is Free app in the App Store, so far so good: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/hotkey-app/id975890633?mt=12 It even has a super convenient Toggle visibility of application option


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I found a somewhat working solution. I am using Homebrew's httpd package, so I found out that I could just reinstall it: When it begins to do that weird stuff, restart the computer. Then reinstall httpd with brew reinstall httpd You're good!


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I have a simple one liner for this. It uses System Events to send the default key combo for the Lock Screen command and works in all versions of OSX from High Sierra (10.13) on. Even Mojave! Though it will prompt for additional Security permissions for the App, in the newer OSX versions tell application "System Events" to keystroke "q" using {control down, ...


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For even easier access: In Characters viewer, in the Settings dropdown, select "Customize list," and choose "⌘ Technical Symbols".


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I asked in support from Crossover and the answer is: Use Command + letter This does work. There is a separate problem then is that the movement keys using Command such as Commandright arrow for End do not work. But I'll handle that separately.


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Almost, though not quite, universal on macOS is the use of Cmd ⌘ Backspace ⌫ [or Delete on keyboards without a distinct Backspace key] to discard, or discard changes. This should also work to invoke "Don't Save" in dialogs too. Some apps still accept the alternative of Cmd ⌘ D to do this, but Backspace has been the recommended method for several ...


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There is no set keyboard shortcut for the Delete button in this case. If you have enabled full-keyboard access in System Preferences → Keyboard → Shortcuts, you can use the Tab key to move focus to the Delete button, and press Space or Enter key to invoke the Delete command. Using the Tab key, you can move the focus to the Delete button.


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In Numbers go to: File menu > Advanced > Language and Region Select Persian from the dropdown list for the languages and then hit OK. That will revert your numbers as well as the rest of the locale related settings to Persian. Voila! (You can do the same in Excel or the rest of the Office family). Update: Note that this method will change all ...


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Cleaning is easy. Follow the steps Apple recommends. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204172 For glass, that means To clean the screen on your MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air, first shut down the computer and unplug the power adapter. Dampen a soft, lint-free cloth with water only, then use it to clean the computer's screen. The 3M gray ...


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Create or edit the file: ~/Library/KeyBindings/DefaultKeyBinding.Dict (may need to create the folders as well) to contain the text: {"^v" = noop:;} You will then need to close and re-open the programs that you were have problems with.


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Create or edit the file: ~/Library/KeyBindings/DefaultKeyBinding.Dict (may need to create the folders as well) to contain the text: {"^v" = noop:;} You will then need to close and re-open the programs that you were have problems with.


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I have a Ducky-brand keyboard with a “calc” button, and I was having the same problem. I found that the shareware app “USB Overdrive” can remap it to launch a calculator or do any other action. It also explains why the other keyboard mappers don’t get the keypress - USB Overdrive registers it as a mouse click event, but apparently whatever mouse click number ...


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@Lri's answer is awesome (thank you so much; this was driving me insane), but I ended up modifying it a little. (In this answer, I use the non-appley names for the keys, so command = super and option = alt.) Super-left and super-right used to actually be mapped to moveToLeftEndOfLine and moveToRightEndOfLine. Using moveToBeginningOfLine and moveToEndOfLine,...


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Look at my app "Chat Assistant" for free you can add 3 text which you could paste by hotkeys anywhere. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/chat-assistant/id1449824439


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I had a similar issue and made my complex_modifications for Karabiner Elements available in a pull request here: https://github.com/pqrs-org/KE-complex_modifications/pull/509


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To make function keys work as normal i Android Studio - apart from enabling keyboard: "No product name" I had to go into Preferences -> Function keys and DISABLE the option: "Use all F1, F2.... as standard function keys"....


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Success! After I posted this, I tried a few more keywords in my Googling and found this: How to map Caps Lock as a second Control Key on a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000? And it turns out that uninstalling the Microsoft drivers (by running the programs in Applications/Utilities called "Intellitype Uninstaller" and "Intellipoint Uninstaller") did ...


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In theory it is possible - but there's no on-the-shelf solution that you can go out and buy. You would either have to make it yourself (requires experience with electronics and programming) or hire someone to build a solution for you. In either case, such a solution would cost many, many times more (considering the cost of your own time) than simply buying ...


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Punto Switcher can do it. This utility helps with language auto toggling but you can disable this behaviour and just set desired key binding. I think it doesn't have UI other than Russian, but you will surely be able to configure it intuitively.


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We ran into this problem, apparently it is a very common problem of the MacBook Pro 2015 as a series. It's caused by a hardware problem, there is a cable between the touchpad and the motherboard that needs to be replaced. We contacted some local experts and they fixed it in 2 hours.


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We had this problem, we took it to a service and they said this is a common problem with MBP2015. There's a cable that connects the motherboard with the touchpad. That cable can die over time. They swapped it out and we could pick up the machine and it was up and running with working touchpad/keyboard in just 2 hours.


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Just hit space bar after you have typed down ˆ and you will turn it into ^.


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This is an extended comment containing some suggestions of things to try and help you diagnose your problem, but I don't claim that any of these will definitely solve your issue: Check defaults to look for clashing keyboard shortcuts Your service runs with a different shortcut and inside Automator. So there is possibly a conflicting shortcut that has ...


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You can use Karabiner https://pqrs.org/osx/karabiner/, a keyboard customizer for macOS. The interface is easy to use and works well.


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Check System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts to see if command-Delete was remapped to something, or to use Restore Defaults.


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In macOS, this symbol represents forward delete shortcut (to delete characters to right). It can be generated using the fn + delete key combination. The aforementioned shortcuts are helpful on majority of Apple keyboards which lacks a dedicated forward delete key, such as MacBook and Apple Magic keyboard. To reiterate: ⌫: Delete Left (like Backspace on ...


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It's hard to say without more context on how/where this appears within the application, but Apple uses this symbol for the (forward) Delete key, e.g. on the Magic Keyboard with Keypad:


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