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How much keyboard delay is okay?

I have implemented UI Delay Simulator. It allows setting a "lag" between 0 and 1000ms. It affects mouse and keyboard. Have fun. It runs on Windows and is gratis and free (MIT license). I'm ...
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Is there a keyboard for Android designed for coding?

There's Hackers Keyboard (also available at Playstore), but it wasn't updated for quite a while. It gives you easy access to everything you need for programming or "console stuff": (click ...
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Firefox or Chrome extension that clicks on webpage links with the keyboard (no mouse involved)

The Vimium C Web Extension by Dahan Gong has been updated more recently than other similar extensions (it was just updated 4 days ago). Description from Mozilla's Firefox Add-ons Site (AMO): ...
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Software to enable and disable a Keyboard on Windows

The free Keyboard Locker will cover you on the part of locking your Keyboard ! From http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/11570/disable-the-keyboard-with-a-keyboard-shortcut-in-windows/ Keyboard Locker ...
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Utility to display on screen the currently pressed keys

https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/keyboard_state_view.html this is simple and amazing. Check other nirsoft tools also.
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

Though it's not working via Unicode Sequences as you describe, I'd strongly recommend wincompose: it uses the same compose sequences as there are available natively on Linux, and they are much more ...
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Keycast alternative in Ubuntu 16.04

You can use Screenkey. For terminal, you can try showkey but it prints to Standard output only.
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Output characters from the clipboard one-by-one, as if typing

AutoHotkey is the perfect program for this: https://autohotkey.com/download/ The script for this in AutoHotkey would be something like: ^j:: Send, %clipboard% Return When this script is ...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

Finally a solution exists, its name is AutoHotkey. I wrote myself an AutoHotkey script like below. You have just to release Ctrl (and on US keyboard layouts or on numpads also Shift) after pressing "...
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Android keyboard with *offline* speech-to-text that does not use Google services

TL;DR: afaik there is still no app, but open source backends now exist, so maybe it is easy to wrap it in a keyboard application I've started to build a prototype. About 5 years ago I discovered voice ...
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10-key Japanese input method for iPad?

According to http://ipad-ssm.net/archives/211 there's an option to turn on the 10 key instead of having to use your 55 key. It's tricky to find this on your own though. To do this, you need to have ...
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Software to map custom keys on a keyboard / mouse

AutoHotkey. It let's you record key presses, and then you can see what the name for that specific key is, and bind to it with an AutoHotkey script. I used to do this several years back.
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Software to select portion of screen, and click

FOUND IT! Keynav: Retire your mouse (C, X11) Keynav is a piece of an on-going experiment to make pointer-driven interfaces easier and faster for users to operate. It lets you move the pointer ...
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Mouse and keyboard recording and replaying on Linux

I found a tool that might help: https://github.com/xaaronc/injectevents You can: record input replay input recorded input will always be saved in a file. You might: Be able to edit the files. (I ...
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Program to block certain keys

I highly recommend AutoHotkey. It's mainly famous for allowing you to set up hotkeys to do things, but there's nothing stopping you from using it to assign a do-nothing operation to a key. You can ...
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Mouse/keyboard macro program?

Although it's not a free program, you may find that Macro Express will fit your requirements specific to the mouse. From the help page within the program: Relative to Last Position This ...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

Windows support this for as long as I remember, but you need to enable it in registry with: reg add "HKCU\Control Panel\Input Method" /v EnableHexNumpad /t REG_SZ /d 1 Then you can type µ with Alt ...
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Record number of keystrokes per hour

You can use the KeyCounter app; to build out a list of only the keys you want to count, auto-save and reload your key list and counts, export the current list, and counts on CSV format. You can ...
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Software to Simulate Programming (Which writes text slowly like a human)

You didn't say which platform you're on, but if it's Windows, you could use AutoHotkey for this. You can have it open (or activate) your editor or IDE if you like. Then use Send to send keystrokes. ...
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【switch the value of PrtSc button to Rightmouse buttom】

The key you have highlighted is called the context menu key. I found a program tutorial of sorts for mapping any key on a Windows machine. It covers a program called SharpKeys that may be of value ...
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Need Help with Keyboard Macros

You can use multiple tools to accomplish that such as: AutoIT AutoHotKey Both of them have a lot of functions and features make sure that you read the docs.
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Program to block certain keys

You may want to use "disable key software" as search terms to find a particular program to meet your requirements. A number of the ones I located have uncertain descriptions, while one of them popped ...
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How to map a modifier key + key to a single key? (example: Shift+M2 to E)

Autohotkey is able to remap keys and keycombinations at will with few restrictions, as far as I know. You just have to write a simple script for it. Whether it will work well or at all inside your ...
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Android keyboard that doesn't insert space after the recommended word

i would suggest AnySoftKeyboard. i'm pretty sure it has all your required features, except the optional: space after picking can be en-/disabled a bunch of gestures can be defined you can choose ...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

I found out that there is some way how to work with Unicode keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Office. If I write Unicode code (e.g. "00b5") and press Alt + X, the code changes to micro letter (µ) ...
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Handwriting Recognition Keyboard with Graffiti Support

The only one existing to my knowledge is Graffiti Pro for Android: Graffiti Pro for Android (source: Google Play; click images for larger variants) As the first screenshot shows, it supports about ...
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Holistic keyboard shortcut approach/scheme/guide?

The best solution I've found to date comes from Will Stern at LearnCode.Academy . He uses an Ergodox EZ keyboard, which allows for multiple layers (ie when you hold down a certain key it activates an ...
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Android keyboard for Fancy text input

FancyKey Keyboard - Cool Fonts by FancyKey Keyboard Labs FancyKey Keyboard is a free, customized keyboard for Android with cool fonts, 3200+ emoji, emoji arts, emoticons, personalized themes, ...
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Monitor typing speed

You could try TypOmeter which claims to do what you want (get type "stats" as you type) and includes "Words per minute" as said in the software description. Seems mature and with a lot of features, ...
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Software to block keyboard of laptop during video conversation

So I have been using Key Freeze for some days now and I can write a review of it: overall it works, even though it is a bit picky. Pros It is gratis. The installation is super simple. It gives you 5 ...
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