A keyboard is a standard input device for computers. This tag can be used for questions about game controls, button mapping or gaming-specific hardware.

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Is it possible to translate keyboard/mouse inputs to controller x-input?

With Windows 10 coming out this week, I was wondering if its possible to translate Keyboard/mouse inputs into emulated Xbox controller inputs? This would allow one to use a mouse and keyboard to play ...
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How to play Dark Souls with keyboard/mouse

I was looking for some advice on how to play Dark Souls on PC with keyboard/mouse. I want to start the game(s) and I'm not confortable using a Gamepad so...is it possible to finish the games without ...
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Does a keymap of the witcher 2 combat rebalance exist?

I just installed the Combat Rebalance Mod (1.2) for my wife as she's playing through Witcher 2 and she asked me where she could look for what key is mapped to what action (by default on PC you cannot ...
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config changed everytime in cs1.6 while online

every time when i connected to cs 1.6 server"Russia"my keyboard config changed also after changing them it does not get changed?help me please.
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Minecraft: all my F-keys zoom

hey i'm at my moms computer and im playing the crafting dead modpack on technic launcher and it doesn't let me use my F-keys, instead it zooms. All the f-keys do this except F1. It even does that when ...
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Does the PS4 controller have to be on to use the system? [duplicate]

There are times where I just want to watch some videos on my PS4. The system requires you to use a controller to press the PS button and pick a user account. After that point I am able to use a ...
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Can I record with a keyboard on my PS3?

Can I record on my PS3 super slim? If so, can I do it with a keyboard?
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Controls for Lost Planet: Extreme Conditions

I started on PC a few days ago and have not found a single hint as to what the grenade button is. Can someone help?
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How do I use Quick Select?

How do I use quick select using a PC in Terraria? If you press Shift, you are able to instantly retrieve something from your inventory rather than having to go to your inventory and put something into ...
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Default “Web Combo” key doesn't work in Spider-Man The Movie

I have the original Spider-Man videogame from 2000, and for some reason the default key for "Web Combo" LShift doesn't work. (Web Combo is used for things like yo-yo, web gloves, web yank, impact web, ...
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Are there hotkeys for non-favorite map modes?

Other than qwerty for favorites, are there keyboard shortcuts for every map mode in EU4?
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Can I use a keyboard on Xbox One in the dashboard?

On Xbox 360 and PS4 I can use my keyboard for entering passwords and navigating the dashboard. (Xbox 360 only works with plain USB keyboards, as I found out.) I have been unable to make my keyboards ...
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What are the keyboard shortcuts in SineRider?

SineRider does not seem to come with any instructions for keyboard use, except to type functions. Is there any way to do any of the following using the keyboard? Exit the game "Run" a function Pause ...
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How to toggle Log in Pillars of Eternity via keyboard shortcut?

I know that you can click the > icon to collapse the log, but how can I do that with a keyboard shortcut? One that isn't Ctrl + H? Is there an option to have it toggle with auto-pause somewhere? Is ...
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How can I assign the Fn key as a keybind for Valve games?

I recently have been stuck with having to play Steam games on my Mac, and while I have not minded different keys being where I'm used to them on Windows, the real problem I have is that I can't assign ...
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Torchlight 2, what is the keyboard shortcut equivelant for the zooming mouse wheel?

In Torchlight 2 what are the keyboard shortcut keys for players who don't have a scrolling mouse wheel (or in my case one who uses a pen and tablet instead of a mouse).
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Emulation of 5-7th gen consoles w/o a GamePad? [closed]

If I'm emulating 5-7th gen consoles(i.e. Gamecube, N64, PS2, and Wii, mainly), and am not using a gamepad, is it feasible to actually play without it? If it is, what sort of controls would you say ...
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Razer keyboard has a Shift key that causes control lag

Essentially, what has happened is that I have slow-key rollover on my Razer BlackWidow Ultimate keyboard. Whenever I try to press multiple keys at once (say, shift+W to sneak forward) it freezes both ...
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How to advance time in Dragon Age Inquisition tac cam for PC?

I looked into many guides and videos about the tactical camera in dragon age inquisition. Often the "advance time" function is mentioned, and in videos where a game pad controller is used, there is a ...
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Can I play fifa 15 multiplayer with two keyboards from same PC?

I was presented by fifa 15 for PC license. I want to play it together with my friend. I cannot play joystick. I want to play using two keyboards from same PC. Does fifa 15 support following mode? ...
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Can't strafe when sprinting?

In Minecraft, I have found a weird happening. When I'm sprinting forward and holding down W and my sprint key Alt, I cannot strafe to the left. I am perfectly able to strafe to the right, but I just ...
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How do I enter the Konami Code on the PC using a keyboard?

I'm trying to do the Konami Code on the PC so I can unlock all the additional difficulties. I'm entering UP UP DOWN DOWN LEFT RIGHT LEFT RIGHT B A at the start screen, right before it prompts you to ...
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Can the Dota 2 hotkey labels be hidden?

I just bought myself a Razer Tartarus, and i've mapped it up to what seems most sensible for dota and then arranged dota's hotkeys as appropriate. Now I just need to train my muscle memory from the ...
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Playing FIFA 14 multiplayer with two keyboards

I am trying to setup a multiplayer environment for FIFA 14 using two keyboards. To do so I've installed VJoy Virtual Joystick from here. I've been able to configure it with my laptop but the problem ...
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Transferring fuel between tanks on KSP for Mac

I'm trying to transfer LiquidFuel and Oxidizer between a pair of tanks in KSP on my mac. I've previously done this on Windows and Linux machines by Alt+right clicking on each of the two tanks, and ...
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Saints Row crashing on keypress

I'm having an issue with Saint's Row the Third where I can start the game, but as soon as I press any button on the keyboard, the game crashes and I get a windows dialogue box saying "this program has ...
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How to do basic Civilization V operations with keyboard only in, even just moving

I play Civ V on my Mac in my rare free time but I'd like to reduce my mouse use. I have found numerous charts with keyboard shortcuts for exotic actions, but cannot find anything on how to do many ...
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Flight Simulator X change controls behavior

I'm trying to play Microsoft's Flight Simulator X, but currently i'm having a bad time, as I'm used to flight games where when you unpress a key, the control surface returns to its initial position. ...
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How do I bind my 'decline vote' key to my ENTER key?

I want to bind my decline vote key to my enter key in team fortress 2 , but I cant figure out where to go or how to do it.
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Can I play gog's OSX version of SWOS two players both on the keyboard?

I've just bought SWOS from gog and downloaded it for OSX, tried to play it with a friend, but the arrow keys controlled both teams, and couldn't find any other key controlling only one team and not ...
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How to adapt skill as an FPS player over to an RTS? [closed]

While I've been struggling to play Dota 2, I had an epiphany the other day: It's not the game itself, it's the way it controls! I started playing games at a young age with Wolfenstein 3D and Doom, ...
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Gaming with an ergonomic keyboard?

I'm thinking about about buying an ergonomic keyboard, but, I'm worried about gaming with it because I had never owned one. I currently have at my eyes at the "Perixx PERIBOARD-512". Are ergonomic ...
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Is it possible to remap LMB (shield) to Shift in Dark Souls 2 on PC?

I find the game to be completely unplayable with the new keybindings - disappointing does not even begin to cover it (double left click and double right click, SERIOUSLY?) I want the old DS shift to ...
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I use an Azerty keyboard. How can I handle keybindings easily?

As a Belgian, I use a non-qwerty keyboard with AZERTY (A/Q switched, W/Z switched, M/; switched, changed layout of symbols near alt gr). This is rather annoying, especially on games like Oblivion, ...
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How to have two players on one keyboard in Monaco?

I've found a thread that explains how to do it. It involves simply downloading a couple of files, placing them in the appropriate folder and running the game. However, I can't make it work on Linux. ...
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Playing a steam game with a controller while using other applications (Multi-Monitor)

I'd like to be able to use my computer while my boyfriend plays a game on steam. I have two monitors and he's using a Xbox 360 controller hooked up to my pc. Is it possible to allow the game to be ...
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Why Is it that every action I do Is the opposite action?

Every time I play test drive unlimited 2, when I press forward on my keyboard my car goes backwards. Also if I press Ok it thinks I have hit backspace and it will flash the no button which means no ...
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Steelseries Apex macros

I'm aware this question isn't very fitting for Arqade, but I simply have no other place to ask! I'm looking at the Steelseries Apex keyboard; I'd love to get it since it looks very ergonomic to my ...
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Is it possible to automatically switch active unit in a group after cast in Dota 2? [duplicate]

Suppose I have several units selected (ilusions, meepos, etc.). I want to cast an ability of first unit, switch to second, cast ability of the second, switch to third, etc. Is it possible to make all ...
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With Razer BlackWidow, can you control which keys are backlit?

With Razer BlackWidow, can you control which keys are backlit or is it all keys or no keys are lit?
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What is the origin of the WASD key scheme?

My gaming memories goes way back to the Atari 2600 with its single-button gamepad, and with computer gaming I started with the PC XT . Back in the day, the movement would be controlled by the arrows, ...
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Can State of Decay's XBox controller buttons be mapped to keyboard and/or mouse?

State of Decay is supposedly unsupported for keyboard and mouse. Most keyboard commands work, but I can't seem to find the d-pad button equivalents. I'm here to ask if anyone knows of any way I can ...
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How can I play local co-op with only a single keyboard?

I would like to play Sacred Citadel in local co-op together with my sister. How would I be able to emulate a controller on the PC and have us both use the keyboard instead, as the game "requires" you ...
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How do I fix my keyboard's unresponsiveness? [closed]

I have recently purchased a new mechanical keyboard and during several gaming sessions, I have noticed that my keyboard's back light would turn off for a few milliseconds; along with my keys not ...
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Need for Speed 2012 Alternate Keyboard Controls

How to change the alternate controls in Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2012 ? for example I want to make the WASD (accelerate - steer left - brake - steer right) and in the same time I want to use the ...
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Where is a list of keycode values to use in DarkSouls.ini?

Dark Souls does not allow binding of many common keys via the user interface. There are guides for the number keys, but no guides for other keys. Specifically, I have a Dvorak keyboard, and would like ...
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Accepting WINAMP ctrl+alt key-combinations

When playing League of Legends with Winamp and TeamSpeak. LoL ignores my teamspeak keybindings (Ctrl+Alt+o/p), and thus teamspeak correctly reacts. But my Winamp keybindings (Ctrl+Alt+v, ...
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Can I map more weapons from the wheel to keys?

I know the AC series is ported from consoles, but on a PC I have a whole load of unused keys within easy reach. Is there a way to map more weapons, currently accessed via the wheel only, to keys? For ...
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Portal 2 coop says my Ping Tool is Not Assigned

At the start of Portal 2 coop, GLaDOS wants me to use my ping tool to select my favorite animal, but the help text says the button is Not Assigned. I tried to edit my keyboard controls, but I can't ...
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Are there any mods to change the way planes fly in Just Cause 2 PC?

In Just Cause 2 there are a number of races which involve flying a plane around a course. However I find the keyboard controls (Shift/Ctrl for accelerate/decelerate, S to pitch the nose up and W to ...