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How to map a different key for Command and other modifiers

A reader uses a non-Mac keyboard and wants to set the right keys for extras.

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How to bring back a physical Escape key on the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

No esc key? No problem. Just reassign its functionality to another key.

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How to use Caps Locks in macOS Sierra to switch between keyboards that use different characters

A feature added in macOS Sierra is handy for those who frequently switch among two languages while typing.

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What to do if the Characters palette won't appear in Safari

The palette sometimes does a hiding act due to a corrupted preference file.

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How to use dictation on your Mac

Instead of pointing, clicking, and typing, you can use your voice for input on your Mac.

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What to do when keyboard commands don’t work at startup on your Mac

Holding down certain keys when your Mac boots can allow access to certain features. But sometimes your keyboard prevents these keyboard commands from working.