You may be coming to the Mac from a Windows environment and already have a favorite keyboard. I just noticed, though, that there is also no noticeable backslash key and also no tilde which I use so much, for some reason. Making the Change to Windows Keyboards Actually making the switch to Windows-based keyboards is surprisingly easy. Some keyboard software became pretty sophisticated, able to remap keys globally as well as on a per application basis, which is very handy for remapping game controller settings on your favorite keyboard. With Bluetooth supported across the entire Mac lineup, Bluetooth wireless keyboards worked quite nicely with Macs; no special Bluetooth dongle was needed. High-quality meets high-performance with , we have upgrades for Air and Retina too! Hi, Thanks for your feedback. Some cookies may continue to collect information after you have left our website.
I may have to tests some other parameter value for 2. Learn more including how to update your settings. We have released a preview of the new Mac client: See if your issue is solved with the preview. Also check this Apple Support page: protected by Sep 22 '16 at 11:01 Thank you for your interest in this question. And helped save a lot of hassle.
If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. I could not find another solution then to copy somewhere in windows a backslash und copying it. Doesn't take long and is just a way of eliminating anything I use when things get a bit out of whack with my machines. The problem is that on a Windows keyboard, these two keys are swapped in respect to their normal placement on the Mac keyboard. I am running Remote Desktop to connect from my MacBook Air with Yosemite to a Windows computer running Windows 8. Now I have to decide if I finally get used to a international layout for programming or if I remap the binding : Is it possible to create a kind of a localized keybinding for a certain keyboard layout? I regularly battle my office computer's Japanese keyboard.
This quick tutorial will help you get started with key features to help you find the answers you need. Since you're on a Mac, I can give you something a little less Internet dependent. I am using a Mac with an. No matter the reason, you can use most Window keyboards with your Mac. The alternative is to get another keyboard - perhaps the function key is not working with the backslash one. Please let us know if you would like further assistance.
This is much easier then using the Alt code. If you have more than one keyboard connected to your Mac, use the dropdown menu to select the keyboard you wish to have the modifier keys remapped on. Most third-party keyboard re-mappers will let you reassign the usual modifier keys, as well as some specialty keys that may be included in the keyboard, such as multimedia keys and all the function keys. So, which keyboard do you use? Optical storage offers a great way to archive data long term, and Blu-ray media offers a tremendous amount of storage in a single disc. For the record the Alt-Codes don't work in Mac apps. Now you can try the effects of holding down one or more modifier keys to see which characters they'd produce.
Let us know in the comments. You can add things to a favorites list so they're easier to find later. No Compose Key Seems keyboard settings works fine and are keep after reboot. It took me 5 minutes to find out the right parameters for you: hope it will be that fast for you Thanks for contributing an answer to Ask Ubuntu! Make sure the Keyboard tab is selected, and then click the Modifier Keys button. Protect and enhance , , and with cases, headphones, screen protectors, batteries, stands and more. The previous post still does not solve for me the issue to reach the backslash for example. I have tried connecting it by usb and the ps2 connector both will not work, I looked in device manager and the message was Windows.
It is important to differentiate between the backslash and the forward slash keys. Say hello today and find out what your Mac can do. You have a wide range of keyboards to choose from, including most of the keyboards made for use with Windows. Quite easier than typing Alt+Num9+Num2 especially since depending on size, laptops can have quite a screwed up numpad that takes way letters and numbers when turned on mine does. I researched a bit and wasn't able to find the native way to do this combo on a Scandinavian keyboard. As a user of the Danish Apple keyboard, I face similar issues. I do not have any other backslash keys.
In other words, if you have a MacBook Pro, with its built-in keyboard, as well as a separate Windows keyboard you use when sitting at your desk, you can choose to only modify the Windows keyboard, while leaving the built-in keyboard untouched. Also, is there a keyboard other than French, that I currently set, which fits better my Mac keyboard? Best Regards, Alvin Wang Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. Prices, terms, and availability subject to change without notice. This has saved me a lot of pain! Who says the optical drive is dead? This was the last keyboard Apple made that included the Apple logo alongside the cloverleaf image on the Command key. Contributors of all backgrounds and levels of expertise come here to find solutions to their issues, and to help other users in the Splunk community with their own questions. I am using the brand new 4.