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How to suggest keyboard shortcuts in a web app?

Have you seen any clever ways that keyboard shortcuts have been exposed or suggested? [more inside]
posted by jacobjacobs on Jul 15, 2009 - 10 answers

Easy-touch keyboard and mouse

I'm looking for an extremely easy-touch keyboard, and also a mouse with easy-touch buttons. [more inside]
posted by skwt on Jul 3, 2009 - 13 answers

Alternatives to the program Synergy (keyboard and mouse over network)?

Alternatives to the program Synergy (keyboard and mouse over network)? [more inside]
posted by wastelands on Jul 1, 2009 - 8 answers

Where are the iPhone Bluetooth keyboards?

Three iPhone keyboard questions: Bluetooth keyboard support in 3.0? Any product announcements? Support for 2G iPhones? [more inside]
posted by exhilaration on Jun 25, 2009 - 2 answers

Where is that Pipettes live appearance video?

Help me find Video of English girl group trio The Pipettes playing with only a (very raspy) keyboard in a live appearance? It must be a record store but I have this memory of it being a library. Song was probably We are the Pipettes. Sound quality is quite good & camera is steady. [more inside]
posted by morganw on Jun 24, 2009 - 3 answers

Easy key remap app.

Software to easily remap key combinations on my Windows 7 laptop? [more inside]
posted by signal on Jun 13, 2009 - 3 answers

Get off the keyboard, cat.

Keyboard Cat question: My cat enjoys knocking my water glass onto my keyboard every few months. Last night, I lost keyboard #4. Are there any good keyboards that are Apple compatible, high-quality, and water-proof or water-resistant?
posted by Pants! on Jun 3, 2009 - 20 answers

ProductFilter: Looking for a ~2ft high table to put over my lap to put keyboard/mouse on

I am trying to find/make a table that is about 2 feet high that I can put my keyboard and mouse on. The depth is irrelevant, but the length shouldn't be longer than say 4 feet. Also, would like it not to have any cross-beams or anything so I can stretch my legs out under it. [more inside]
posted by catquas on Jun 2, 2009 - 7 answers

Need advice on rebuilding a stripped-down audio recording studio

I want to (re)build a small, mostly digital studio in my office. I write and play mostly indy pop, typically using no more than 16 tracks with a mix of electronic and acoustic instruments. Although I have a ton of gear, most of that will remain in boxes. I'm going for a smallish singer/songwriter production suite. [more inside]
posted by digitalprimate on May 21, 2009 - 7 answers

How to fix laptop keyboard keys that fell off?

How to fix laptop keyboard keys that fell off? [more inside]
posted by macsigler on May 20, 2009 - 7 answers

Don't look into the light!

I currently have an iMac 24" (early 2008). If you are acustom to the iMac you'll know that the brightness setting is extremely high. Unfortunately everytime I boot the computer up the brightness settings reset and I have to go through the hassle of lowering the brightness. Why is the keyboard/mac doing this? and can it be fixed?
posted by nam3d on May 18, 2009 - 8 answers

An annoying cursor issue!

Please help me get my WinXP cursor (mouse AND keyboard) to work properly again. [more inside]
posted by magnoliasouth on May 11, 2009 - 16 answers

How to learn music with DIY lighted keys

Is there a way to output midi data from MAC or PC so that I can have one in a series of LED lights light up when the corresponding note is played? I would like to learn playing keyboard by example, have seen the casio lighted keyboards, but I heard these keyboards cannot play midi's that I download online.
posted by mikesmeta on May 5, 2009 - 7 answers

Mechanical Keyboards?

Can anyone recommend a mechanical keyboard? [more inside]
posted by bobertdude on May 4, 2009 - 15 answers

Wireless keyboard for G4 Mini?

Trying to find a keybaord / mouse combo for a G4 Mac Mini (no IR, no bluetooth) that will work in a living room PC without costing me an arm and a leg. Recommendations? [more inside]
posted by caution live frogs on Apr 24, 2009 - 4 answers

Web-Based or Mac OS X Twitter Client with Navigation, Deletion/Hide of Read Tweets, and URL Launch -- All Via Keyboard Shortcuts?

Looking for a Twitter client with very specific certain requirements. Does it exist? [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Apr 21, 2009 - 6 answers

Latency problems using Oxygen keyboard to input into Sibelius 4

How can I fix a latency problem with a Oxygen8 v2 midi controller keyboard inputting into Sibelius 4? [more inside]
posted by Lotto on Apr 20, 2009 - 2 answers

Blue Keyboards

I am looking for an alternative bluetooth mac keyboard that has the same functions keys as bog-standard mac keyboard. Any suggestions?
posted by nam3d on Apr 16, 2009 - 16 answers

The moth don't care if you figure out what instrument that is...

What is the instrument heard at 0:46 in Aimee Mann's "The Moth"? [more inside]
posted by inoculatedcities on Apr 10, 2009 - 5 answers

Will you please help me start shopping for a music keyboard?

How do I start to shop for a new music keyboard? I sing classical music (art song), but I like to play with the fun sounds and possibly play out - with a "real" pianist. My 12-year-old KT-88 seems to be slowly dying. [more inside]
posted by amtho on Apr 7, 2009 - 9 answers

Ache in my hand from using the computer. Solutions?

Ache in my hand from using the computer. Solutions? [more inside]
posted by lunchbox on Mar 30, 2009 - 12 answers

It's a little hard to only use one half of the keyboard.

My keyboard has issues. Some letters work .. some do not .. some just Gibber at me. [more inside]
posted by duckus on Mar 23, 2009 - 10 answers

Cut the cord

Is it possible to hack bluetooth onto a USB keyboard or trackball? Bluetooth dongles that plug into USB are common as dirt, but as I understand it, these only work on the host side. I'm not a pro at this, but I'm not afraid of a little soldering. [more inside]
posted by adamrice on Mar 23, 2009 - 8 answers

How to replace the broken period key with a shortcut

I've lost two keys, one of which is the period button. So far, for four months, I've simply been copying that are lying around, and pasting them into web browsers, word documents etc etc. The thought just struck me; is there a global shortcut for entering a period? Like, say, ctrl+opt+command+p ? And if not, can someone tell me how to do it in Firefox, excel, and word? Thanks!
posted by omnigut on Mar 9, 2009 - 31 answers

Be free, Belkin Mouse. Freeeee.

Why is my new wireless keyboard working, but not the wireless mouse it came with? [more inside]
posted by spec80 on Mar 6, 2009 - 7 answers

Useful iTunes keyboard shortcuts?

Is there a way, within iTunes, to change playlists (or navigate back to the main library) and to place the cursor in the search box using just the keyboard? [more inside]
posted by OmieWise on Mar 1, 2009 - 3 answers

Capslock, Let's Make It Useful

Can I make (remap?) my capslock key to be two keys? Specifically, I want to make it hit Ctrl+B. If your recommendation is Word-specific, that's fine too.
posted by demagogue on Feb 25, 2009 - 7 answers

Power Supply for PSR 740 keyboard

Where in Vancouver, BC might I find a replacement power supply (I believe it's a Yamaha PA-6 adapter) for a PSR 740 keyboard?
posted by stray on Feb 21, 2009 - 5 answers

Keyboard rearranges letters

My keyboard is substituting letters: a and q are switched, z and w, punctuation rearranged; It is not the keyboard hardware itself - tried with a different keyboard; I rebooted; I am at a loss for what else it could be: Sorry for weird punctuation:
posted by Jeanne on Feb 21, 2009 - 4 answers

Help, KVM ate my keyboard!

When my Server 2003 desktop auto locks, the keyboard becomes unresponsive while the mouse continues to work. Anyone had a similar experience? No indicators in any of the logs. Running Dell 2950 and Avocent AMX KVM. [more inside]
posted by masher on Feb 20, 2009 - 2 answers

Keys to the city

Help me fix a keyboard/key problem with my Vista laptop. [more inside]
posted by micklaw on Feb 12, 2009 - 9 answers

keyboard effects

I just got a nice keyboard with no on-board effects. What are some good effects equipment for keyboard? Should I just string along some MXR pedals? Invest in a Roland Space Echo? VST?
posted by plexi on Feb 3, 2009 - 3 answers

Good quality, adult media pc recliner w/keyboard/mouse platform mount?

I'd like a recliner that is geared to a media PC and/or gaming PC.I need a keyboard/mouse tray on board and hopefully a cup holder (j/k). [more inside]
posted by prodevel on Jan 22, 2009 - 4 answers

Help me unstick my Kindle!

I spilled a little bit of juice on a few of the keys on my Kindle. I thought I'd mostly cleaned it off, but when I took out my Kindle later, I found the juice had surrounded a couple of the keys and dried, making them difficult to press. What's the best way to unstick the keys without damaging the Kindle? [more inside]
posted by grrarrgh00 on Jan 13, 2009 - 5 answers

Help me, Metafilter? Or, hel me etafilter?mp

My laptop keyboard cursor randomly backtracks one space as I type. This only seems to happen in Firefox. Has anyone else had this problem, and how do I fix it? [more inside]
posted by minus zero on Jan 8, 2009 - 6 answers

How do I replace the plastic nub that was affixed to the contact underneath the "I" key on my MacBook Pro?

How do I replace the plastic nub that was affixed to the contact underneath the "I" key on my MacBook Pro? For reasons not worth getting into, it's gone. I still have the key and the two-part plastic hinge, but without the plastic nub I can't really use the key. The nub was attached to the contact, so even if I find a replacement I'm not sure how to reaffix it-- would I need to use some kind of glue? For now I've left the key off and am pressing the contact directly, but it hurts my finger and I'd really like to get this fixed. Thanks!
posted by jcruelty on Jan 2, 2009 - 5 answers

You don't have to go home but you can't stay here.

What do I do with a hundred USB keyboards? [more inside]
posted by ben242 on Dec 15, 2008 - 11 answers

Tiny Toy Pocket Elctronic Keyboard of Magical Awesomeness

Help me find this tiny electronic pocket piano from my youth. [more inside]
posted by Baby_Balrog on Dec 9, 2008 - 9 answers

So tired of standing on my head...

I somehow hit a combination of keys on my keyboard that turned the display on my keyboard completely upside down. Restarting didn't fix it. Help! [more inside]
posted by downing street memo on Dec 4, 2008 - 7 answers

Apple Keyboard + KVM switch

Mating an Apple Keyboard to the right KVM switch? [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Nov 30, 2008 - 5 answers

hep e wth y keybard

Posting for my partner, who writes: Yesterday I attempted to clean some discolouration on the wrist-rest area of my white Macbook with a Mr. Clean magic eraser (as per instructions like these ones). Not only did this fail to remove all of the discolouration, but now my keyboard doesn't work! [more inside]
posted by pised on Nov 22, 2008 - 9 answers

What MIDI keyboard should I get, given that I will need something with a soundbank?

What MIDI keyboard should I get, given that I will need something with a soundbank? [more inside]
posted by Admira on Nov 18, 2008 - 11 answers

Help me not become blind and decrepit in my own home

I'm working from home full-time. Hooray! Except the corporate overlords aren't inclined to send an ergonomics expert around to the house to make sure I'm not slowly killing myself. I have a few specific questions about ergonomics and visual health in a home office. [more inside]
posted by [user was fined for this post] on Nov 8, 2008 - 11 answers

Wonky PageUp / PageDown Key Operation

The PageUp and PageDown keys on my Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop have started acting weird. Sometimes they act correctly (rarely), sometimes they take me directly to the top or the bottom of the current page (now and then), and sometimes they don't work at all (often). I'm seeing this mostly in Firefox, haven't check other apps yet. This started about a week ago, a few reboots and cold starts since it first occurred...not seeing any improvement or further degradation. Do you know why this is happening, how I can diagnose the issue, and/or how it can be fixed? I use those keys often and this is really hampering my use of my laptop.
posted by Exchequer on Nov 6, 2008 - 9 answers

[Keyboard Filter] Trying to decide what Keyboard layout to use (Dvorak, Qwerty, Colmak, etc.). Help me decide please!

[Keyboard Filter] Trying to decide what Keyboard layout to use (Dvorak, Qwerty, Colmak, etc.). Help me decide please! [more inside]
posted by Javed_Ahamed on Nov 6, 2008 - 14 answers

Don't you die on me!

My beloved Thinkpad T60 has died in my arms. [more inside]
posted by mammary16 on Oct 29, 2008 - 8 answers

More like WRONG arrow key, amirite?

My laptop's right-arrow key is remapping itself. Any tips for diagnosis or repair? [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Oct 25, 2008 - 10 answers

Gold Keyboard?

SynthFilter: Help me find more information about this keyboard I saw in a pawn shop! [more inside]
posted by clcapps on Oct 24, 2008 - 2 answers

MS Keyboard diagram

Is anyone out there able to supply a schematic or detailed photos of the insides of a Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Pro keyboard? MS Part No X09-57778 - it's a black wireless "natural"/ergonomic keyboard. [more inside]
posted by snap, crackle and pop on Oct 21, 2008 - 0 answers

A baby grand piano's too big—do zygote pianos exist?

I need a music composition aide—what's the smallest and/or cheapest piano keyboard I can buy? [more inside]
posted by spamguy on Oct 18, 2008 - 5 answers

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