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Need Help with Keyboard Macros [on hold]

Does anyone know a good program in which I could write a macro? I need it to check for updates on the screen (ie. notification coming up) and then do a certain task based off of what that notification ...
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Is there a way to emulate an Xbox controller on Mac?

I've downloaded Onecast which allows me to stream an Xbox One to my Mac and it supports connecting an Xbox controller. Is there a way to emulate an Xbox controller with my keyboard and mouse on my Mac ...
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Is there a software alternative to hardware keyboard macros?

I am building a flight simulator set up with tons of shortcuts. I want a software solution that would help me design a control panel, with each button bound to a specific keyboard shortcut. Something ...
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Software to disable multi-key presses to prevent “fat finger” typos

Background: my hands, especially the left one, are fairly seriously disabled due to spinal cord damage and I can only use a keyboard with my two index fingers, plus the right thumb for pressing space, ...
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Android keyboard app to simulate touch

I have an Android tablet where the screen no longer reacts to touch (except for a tiny part in the upper right corner, sometimes). I have managed to manouvre around somewhat by using the tab key, but ...
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Windows application to type exotic characters like Android?

I found nothing with "windows accents android". I'm looking for a Windows application that lets users type exotic characters (éà©…Éœß, etc.) à la Android: I checked the following, but found them ...
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Software to select portion of screen, and click

Some time ago I saw software running on either a Mac or a Linux desktop which enabled full keyboard control of mouse-centric GUIs. The user could press a hotkey which divides the screen into sections, ...
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control audio playback using physical keyboard on android

I would like to control audio playback on my android device (7.1.1) using a physical keyboard connected to it via USB. I want to play/pause, fast forward/backward using some shortcuts on physical ...
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Mouse and keyboard recording and replaying on Linux

On Windows, I used TinyTask multiple times a week for years (amazing program, recommended for every Windows user). Now I want to switch to Linux, but I can't find a program that does the same: Start ...
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Lightweight keyboard with wide Space bar

I'm using an ageing Nexus 6 with Android 7.1.1. The problem I have with most multi-featured keyboards is that they don't show and hide timely with my pace of app usage. So, with animations disabled, ...
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Ubuntu. Keys emulation

There are tenkeyless (slim) keyboards with don't have numpad and dont' have emulation of numpad, so I would like to emulate numpad on UIOJKLM<> buttons on holding ALT or WIN key. Is there ...
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Android International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) keyboard

I am looking for an Android keyboard which would be used by linguists to enter International Phonetic Alphabet characters in Android. These would be used in at least two places that I can think of. ...
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Windows app to turn a bluetooth dongle into a keyboard to control other devices

This is a bit unusual, because everything I've found by searching is the other way around. I'd like to control my android tablet and phone over bluetooth from a Windows computer. So I guess I'm ...
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Program to block certain keys

So I'm writing an essay, and we can't use contractions. I wanna make sure I don't so I want the apostrophe key blocked, and for it not to do anything when I press it since it will remind me that I can'...
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How to map a modifier key + key to a single key? (example: Shift+M2 to E)

I play a game that uses WASD for movement that also uses Q and E for abilities. With this hotkey setup, I cannot hit E while moving up and to the right (holding down W and D), because both those ...
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Software to use keyboard as a mouse

I am looking for a Mac OS software that lets me use my keyboard as a mouse (Something to emulate this keyboard's functionality: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rjnkHqnA3s) I am aware of Mac OS mouse ...
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Software for Linux that disables trackpad while typing?

Problem: When I type, my thumb pad(?) brushes on the trackpad of my laptop. Windows has a feature that I turned on to temporarily disable the mouse while typing. I am looking for similar software or ...
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Android keyboard that doesn't insert space after the recommended word

I bought smart keyboard pro few years ago and it was great. But it's missing so many options that the new keyboards offer, like gestures and so on, plus it seems like the project is dying. I tried ...
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Google Chrome extension to keep track of how much time I spend composing text in Google Chrome

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that can keep track of how much time I spend composing text in Google Chrome. Ideally, it should keep a log of how much time I spend for each composition as ...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

On Windows I miss the Linux functionality, that any existing character could be inserted by pressing Ctrl + Shift + u1234, where "1234" is a Unicode code of that character. Some of the characters ...
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Handwriting Recognition Keyboard with Graffiti Support

Call me nostalgic, old-fashioned, or whatever you might. But personally, I kind-of miss the time when I could write on my Visor Prism and draw out nearly any letter, number, or symbol, with near-...
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Holistic keyboard shortcut approach/scheme/guide?

The Question: Where can I find a resource to help me implement a powerful, holistic, cross-application approach to keyboard shortcuts on MacOS that maximizes productivity and minimizes movement that ...
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Keyboard and/or mouse profiles similar to NetSetMan?

NetSetMan lets you configure and recall presets/profiles for various network settings, presumably by adapter and location (I'm still learning how to use it). I would like a similar software for ...
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Android keyboard app, with undo

I am perfectly happy with Swiftkey, for the following reasons: I can see numbers as well as letters, without having to switch views It learns my most frequent words and offers them first as ...
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Output characters from the clipboard one-by-one, as if typing

I can not find a program for Windows 10. I would like to dump the entire contents of the clipboard (Ctrl + V). character - delay - character - delay - character - etc.. Something like a typewriter. ...
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Software to type fewest characters

As I was learning shorthand, I read about alphabetic shorthand's such as Speedwriting, which basically removes unimportant vowels, has some single letters stand for prefixes and suffixes, etc. Usually ...
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Keyboard Emulator (like Xpadder) for Linux

Is there any software (preferably free and open source) that will allow me to emulate a keyboard through a gamepad for Linux. I've come across AntiMicro so far and I was wondering if there were any ...
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Avoid double keystrokes for a given set of keys on Microsoft Windows

I am looking for a program for Microsoft Windows 7 that can prevent the user from inputting the same key twice in less than X milliseconds. The set of keys for which this limitation applies to should ...
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Android keyboard for Fancy text input

I need a keyboard for Android phone which can enter fancy fonts directly. I've apps from play store which converts normal text to fancy looking but it's hard everytime to copy from those apps and ...
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Keycast alternative in Ubuntu 16.04

Is there any software like Keycast (Mac)? It shows what keys we have pressed for demonstration purpose. my requirements The keys we pressed should be shown on the top of the screen irrespective of ...
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Monitor typing speed

Is there any software that will sit in the background and monitor my typing speed (words per minute)? OS: Windows 7 x64
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10-key Japanese input method for iPad?

On iPhone the kana input method for Japanese is a 10-key keyboard with a layout like this: あかさ たなは まやら  わ It's really a pleasure to use because any kana character is only a swipe away. For example, ...
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Software to map custom keys on a keyboard / mouse

I'm searching for a software which can bind commands / actions / etc. to the custom keys on my keyboard / mouse. I mean the keys: Mode, M1-9 & C1-9 I know there is always special software and ...
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Software to block keyboard of laptop during video conversation

Having a little children in a Skype conversation in a laptop is complicated: they either ignore the screen if it is too far away or start banging the keyboard if it is too close by. I am looking for ...
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Control Android device from PC with linux

I know there's a lot of similar questions, but this is why it's not a duplicate: I've checked most of the questions I need to control the device from Linux I don't need shared screen I'd like to see ...
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On screen keyboard for accents only

Has anyone seen a free, compact onscreen keyboard that only has 1 row of accents? I would like it to be: Free - actually free, and doesn't constantly ask me for money... Displays french accents only ...
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Software to enable and disable a Keyboard on Windows

I'm looking for software that gives me the ability to enable and disable my keyboard. The reason for this is that when I study, I like to have my textbook right on top of my laptop's keyboard; however,...
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Android keyboard with haptic feedback and discrete numbers

I just installed a lolipop Cyanogenmod variant and it's got the AOSP keyboard. I'm used to keyboards from HTC and Samsung and I have preferred them for various reasons. I don't really like the AOSP ...
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iOS+Android SDK for custom keyboard dictionaries and prediction and autocorrect logic

I'm developing a custom keyboard for iOS and Android and I'm looking to source the dictionaries ( English, French, Portuguese, and Turkish) and the prediction and autocorrect logic. Thanks for any ...
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Program that allows keyboard shortcut for changing monitor brightness?

I have pangobright and Desktop lighter that allow me to control the monitor brightness (of my external monitor not just my laptop screen) by clicking on some things/sliding a bar I'm looking for a ...
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Different key-sets on two different keyboards

I have 2 keyboards on my laptop - first one is the default that came with the laptop. The second one is a USB keyboard. Unfortunately, the computer detects same keys for both. Is it possible to have ...
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Android keyboard with *offline* speech-to-text that does not use Google services

I wrote this question, and it received a good valid answer. Unfortunately, I did not include a key requirement, and that answer does not satisfy the requirement. My mistake. Since that question ...
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Android keyboard with speech-to-text that does not use Google services

I am looking for an Android keyboard that has quick access to speech-to-text functionality, but that does not require any Google services or software. TouchPal looks like a good keyboard, but it ...
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Stealth keylogger for Windows

I would like to test detection of a stealth keylogger for Windows (preferably one that works well on Windows 10). Where can I find either a closed or open source keylogger that does not appear in ...
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Track keyboard entries for matching strings

Is there a software that can alert when immediately when I have keyed a specific number on my keyboard. See I work in a data entry environment and I have a series of reference numbers that are ...
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What apps can turn an android phone into bluetooth keyboard and mouse/touchpad?

I am looking for an app that can turn an Android phone into a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse/touchpad. Recently I have bought a projector with built-in Android KitKat, but it requires a mouse and ...
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Keep track of how much I type

I am looking for a piece of software that will keep track of how many characters I type throughout the day. The obvious thing that comes to mind is a keylogger, but honestly I don't feel safe using ...
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Software KVM switch for Ubuntu, Windows, and Mac

I have a multiple computer setup: 1 desktop, with the keyboard and mouse (Ubuntu) 2 laptops on the left and right (Win/Mac resp.) I need an easy to configure software KVM switch so I can use my ...
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Resizable Keyboard that Takes Only Right Half of Screen

Problem: I forgot my Nexus 4 in the sun and now a vertical line like the one shown by the red line below is not responding to touches. The problem is that getting a LCD + digitizer replacement costs ...
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How can I use multiple input devices on a single computer?

I'm looking for software available on any major operating system (Windows, OSX, any Linux derivative) that supports the use of any/all of the below: Multiple mice (to control different cursors) ...