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SharpKeys

SharpKeys is a utility that manages a Registry key that allows Windows to remap one key to any...

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    2022-11-02

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[Windows] Changing Modifier Keys Using SharpKeys | Reassigning Modifier Keys & SharpKeys Tutorial

How to Map Keys with SharpKeys

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  • Shortcut for rotating canvas by 15° left or right without a mouse
    I don't like using my mouse while drawing and I couldn't find how to do this anywhere, but luckily when I was about to give up I achieved it! So, for this you'll need a program called SharpKeys. You can download it here: https://github.com/randyrants/sharpkeys/. Source: 7 months ago
  • Caps Lock Behaviour Disabled in Gnome
    Sharpkeys can swap keys, the readme says as much: > Things that SharpKeys will do: > ... > Allow you to swap two keys with each other - e.g. You can swap Left Windows with Left Control and vice versa I do have a vague recollection of Sharpkeys previously saying that it couldn’t, but that I tried and it worked. Long time since I last used Windows though. - Source: Hacker News / 10 months ago
  • Total Commander
    > Total commander isn’t FOSS. I'm aware of that. There are lots of FOSS equivalents, though. Including, I believe, on Windows. Wikipedia lists 23 of which I think -- haven't checked -- the majority are FOSS. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_manager#Orthodox_file_managers > Ironically windows 11 can’t do vertical taskbars. True. Easily fixed with Explorer Patcher, though. Which, ironically, is FOSS. > And... - Source: Hacker News / 11 months ago
  • Learn AutoHotKey by stealing my scripts
    Remapping Capslock to Control: Windows: https://github.com/randyrants/sharpkeys Ubuntu Linux (don't know about other Linuxes): /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc
        key  { [ Caps_Lock  ] };
    . - Source: Hacker News / 11 months ago
  • Setup Media Key shortcuts
    SharpKeys: available in the Microsoft Store. Or you can get it here: https://www.randyrants.com/category/sharpkeys/ or here: https://github.com/randyrants/sharpkeys. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Keychron Q3 Pro is out. It’s beautiful.
    On Windows I've had the best luck with SharpKeys. Source: about 1 year ago
  • How easily can I (a rookie) safely remap some keys on my Logitech keyboard?
    Pretty easy if you're using something like Sharpkeys, there are also alternatives like AHK as mentioned above too. Source: over 1 year ago
  • How to keep Num Lock always enabled?
    I find the Insert key extremely annoying (I especially hate it when I'm typing on Word, accidentally press it and then whatever I type overwrites text that's already been written, very irritating!) and I have disabled it with a tool called SharpKeys. Whenever I really need Insert (which is rare), I can still use the equivalent key found in the NumPad. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Can I assign keys to the next/previous song button? Or is there already a combination for it?
    Yes, you can use the SharpKeys program to change an unused key to a multimedia key. Source: over 1 year ago
  • why does everyone use left shift except me
    SharpKeys (free, open source) will do this for Windows. Source: over 1 year ago
  • If a file is selected, Ctrl+Backspace should delete it
    For a time I did used SharpKeys to swap the Win<->Alt keys, so my muscle memory didn't suffer much (I was hoping countless times a day from macOS to Windows, now I just use Windows and the Mac is delegated to bedside duty). Source: over 1 year ago
  • Is there a way to remap Ctrl to Capslock?
    Sharpkeys lets you remap any keys on windows without running a 3rd party program like autohotkey. Source: over 1 year ago
  • [Tech Support?] How do I disable the INS/Insert, DEL/Delete, Home, END, PageUp and PageDown keys?
    Also available on Github if you'd rather not use the store: https://github.com/randyrants/sharpkeys. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Apps for keychron lighting and reassigning key functions
    Sharpkeys - sharpkeys is software that is mentioned in the guide for the k8 and I would imagine that it is in the guide for other boards aswell. This allows you to remap some of the keys, its not great but it may be enough for some people. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Vim Foot Pedal
    For a more general solution, I prefer https://github.com/randyrants/sharpkeys on Windows. - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • keyboard left ALT key pressed randomly
    I've managed to dig up sharpkeys that allowed me to remap/disable the ALT key entirely, case closed. Source: over 1 year ago
  • used RegEdit script to switch Esc key with CapsLock key, how do I do the opposite?
    If you don't need to script it check out SharpKeys. https://github.com/randyrants/sharpkeys. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Is there anyway I can change the run command shortcut on Windows 10
    SharpKeys is a simple open source program that you can use to remap the Windows key to any other key you want. It does the remapping by modifying a specific registry key so later you could even uninstall it and your custom remap would stay. Source: over 1 year ago
  • My Omen 15 has a button that opens the OMEN Gaming Hub, is it possible to change it so that it opens up another (actually useful) app instead (such as Spotify)?
    Sharpkeys lets you remap keys on your keyboard, as an alternative to darkorex's solution. Source: over 1 year ago
  • any software that allows me to remap keyboard buttons that can also save presets?
    Sharpkeys - https://github.com/randyrants/sharpkeys - free/open source - has a GUI. Very straightforward. Choose what you want to do and press the key. Source: over 1 year ago
  • How to make my keyboard give me ’ and ” instead of ' and " on Windows 10?
    I personally use https://github.com/randyrants/sharpkeys to map my Caps Lock to Backspace but you can map almost every key to anything. Source: over 1 year ago

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