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Re: Backspace, Delete and other keys

On Mar 31, 2010, at Mar 31, 2010 3:22 PM, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> At Wed, 31 Mar 2010 20:19:41 +0200 (CEST), Magnus Eriksson 
> <> wrote:
> Subject: Re: Backspace, Delete and other keys
>> On Wed, 31 Mar 2010, Greg A. Woods wrote:
>>> Sadly I don't think it is so easy to swap the <control> and <caps lock>
>>> keys.
>> There is an example in the man page to do just that:
>>> wsconsctl -w encoding=us.swapctrlcaps
>> I just tried it and it even worked.  :-)
> Awesome!  Thanks!  I should read the manuals more often!  :-)
> I guess that could be done with the following line in /etc/wscons.conf
> too:
>       encoding us.swapctrlcaps
> (now if only Mac OS X had something similar -- but first I have to get a
> better keyboard than this tiny laptop keyboard turned wireless "desktop"
> keyboard)

Apple Menu->System Preferences->Keyboard

Click on the "Modifier Keys..." button

Change the Caps Lock to be Control.

You can even do it on a per-keyboard basis.  I have it set to swap them on the 
internal keyboard, but since my external keyboard is a Sun Type 6 (USB), the 
Control key is already where it is supposed to be.

Michael Parson

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