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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Can I add more function keys? [migrated]

Between Steam, recording software, and the key bindings in my games themselves, I sometimes have more functionality that I would like to bind to hotkeys than I have function keys on my keyboard. I ...
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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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Origin of the WASD key scheme [closed]

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 ...
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Binding Ctrl+Shift+F

I'm trying to bind CTRL + Shift + F to one of my quickbar 4 slots but it won't register the key command. CTRL + F works, as does Shift + F. I'm using the Razer Blackwidow ultimate keyboard and naga ...
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Recommendations for switching for a long-time Keyboard Turner

I've been playing WoW for year, and I have even managed to do some end-game raiding without shaming myself, all the while being a keyboard turner and action clicker. I do want to reform, and I have ...
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How to use keyboard controls with Need for Speed: The Run

When I play Need For Speed: The Run, all the onscreen prompts are to press "B" or "X" or "LT" (Left Trigger) for Xbox 360 controls. How do I play this game with keyboard only?
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Joystick -> Keyboard Mapping by Application

Is there a tool similar to JoyToKey that allows me to create multiple profiles and automatically switch between them depending on which application is being run?
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Diablo 3 - can't press escape key

I'm experiencing a strange problem in D3. I can't press escape to bring up the menu. It's only been happening for the last week. Try rebinding the key. Yeah, I've tried to do that but the rebind ...
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Is there a way to get Windows to handle Shift + numpad keys differently? [closed]

I have a Razer Naga gaming mouse. The mouse has a number grid on the side that acts like a numpad. I know this can be remapped, but I would like it to use the Numpad keys. In Windows, when you hit ...
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Any way to change the keyboard layout in Typing of the Dead? Or how to type a “#”

I recently read this: http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2005/08/mavis-beacon-ate-my-brain.html I installed the game and having been playing it (awesome game!). I already know how to touch type, but ...
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Are there alternate ways of opening the console in Oblivion

I recently began playing Oblivion again, after a long hiatus. I'm doing so on my MacBook Pro, in a Parallels Windows Server 2008 VM (6 GB of RAM). The MacBook itself is the late 2011 17" Pro model, ...
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Keyboard problem with Skyrim

I have an international keyboard, and my customized my layout so that the letters P and O and I are written, when I type the keys on which there are my national(country) letters painted on. I have ...
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Is it possible to relocate the camera to the binded group without double-tap?

I'm looking for an alternative to double-click in StarCraft 2. I would like a number key (or a custom key) to relocate the camera to the associated numbered group with just a single-click. Is it ...
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Is it possible to re-map or disable the key that brings up the console?

From time to time when switching to primary weapon (1) I accidentally hit `, which in BF3 brings up the console. I don't see possibility to change that binding on the options screen. Is there a way ...
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How do you swordfight in Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn?

I was playing the pc game called Tintin, secret of the Unicorn in which there is a scene where Captain Haddock is sword-fighting with some enemies. The problem is that the only keys that seem to work ...
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In todays sport games: How much is the use of a game pad superior to the keyboard?

My favorite kind of video game is a sports game (FIFA, PES, NHL, ...). However I never gotten around to use game pads for those games and always sticked to the old school keyboard. My question now is: ...
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What is the best keyboard button setting you use to run fast in Assassin's Creed?

I just started playing "Assassin's Creed". It's confusing me. I'm at the beginning, I have to run fast and win the race with one guy, but it's difficult to press 2 buttons at the same time and then ...
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How can I set auto-casting using hotkeys?

Is there a way to set an SCV to auto-repair, or a carrier to auto-build interceptors completely with hotkeys? I believe the question is also interesting for standard hotkeys but I use grid hotkeys.
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What keyboard shortcuts are in Terraria?

What keyboard shortcuts are in Terraria? Is it possible to change bindings?
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What are some WASD alternate control schemes to avoid repetitive strain injury?

There are a lot of games out there that assume that players will use WASD as their keys to move the player (ie. most flash games). I don't use WASD as my player control when using keyboard and mouse. ...
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iCade bluetooth keyboard mappings for MAME?

I just got an iCade -- it is technically for an Apple iPad, but it is basically a generic bluetooth keyboard arcade controller. It's great! But once I paired it with my laptop as a bluetooth ...
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How can I float upwards with the boots of cheapness?

In "You Found The Grappling Hook" (YFTGH), I am stuck at the point shown in the picture: there is a gap between the platform and the ladder. When I float with the boots of cheapness, I cannot manage ...
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Using a keyboard/mouse for XBox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mouse and Keyboard for XBox 360? I like first person shooters, but most of my friends play them on consoles (e.g. XBox 360) and I'm a PC gamer. Therefore, I'm used to ...
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Is Super Meat Boy really harder with a keyboard? [closed]

While poking around on Youtube I found many commenters saying "yeah, now try that with a keyboard." The game itself, however, only seems to suggest a controller to keep the "feeling" of the game. I ...
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Keyboard Multiple key press problem

In some games (Tekken 3 on emulator for example) I need to press multiple keys at the same time. But other that ctrl, alt and shift no other keys seem to work together. For example Down arrow + num ...
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Making your actions properly repeatable

Should be a simple question - In Nethack often I've wanted to gain the telepathic intrinsic by eating a floating eye corpse. Normally I'll try attacking it from a distance so as not to be frozen. ...
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How to adjust the controls for NFS Shift to deal with a braking problem

I'm playing NFS Shift on my pc using my keyboard. I have kept the control setting to casual. This causes the "Assist braking" option to be high and compulsory. Now this works in a very stupid way. ...
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How do I use function keys on a Mac?

I recently switched my whole system to Mac OSX (Snow Leopard 10.6) from Windows 7. Now I've installed WoW and imported my old configs/addons without any problems, besides that my keybindings from F1 ...
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Why do high-level players flick through control groups constantly?

When watching live-streams from high-level players I noticed they tend to constantly flick through control groups very fast. I watched a stream of a player switching between drone, overlord, hatch ...
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Is it possible to use eagle eye on SSF4 on PS3?

Is it possible to use the Eagle Eye accessory on a PS3 to play Super Street Fighter 4 with a keyboard, with the same configuration ? I use on the PC the combination WASD + UIO (punch) + JKL (kick). ...
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Keyboard with macros support from Blizzard

I thought macros are prohibited from use in Starcraft 2 multiplayer, but recently I've found a keyboard being sold by Blizzard: http://us.blizzard.com/store/details.xml?id=1100001142 Designed ...
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Is there easy way to use all digit buttons with left hand?

Intro I play RTS (starcraft 2 specifically) and now realize that I want to use more then 1..5 digits to bind my army / buildings / etc. Problem I cannot precisely hit 7..0 (neither ctrl+7..0 nor ...
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Can we use keyboard & mouse on PS3?

Can we use wireless keyboard & mouse on PS3 with minimum loss and delay? I've searched on youtube, and i saw a lot of videos about this. But i don't think that methods would be healty. Any ...
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How do I fly the chopper with the keyboard?

No matter how boldly and self-confident I hop into a helicopter in Battlefield: Bad Company 2, it takes only 5 seconds for me to lose control and crash the vehicle. How do you control the choppers ...
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How to make the key 'WIN' used for key bindings?

I know there is a method in windows to ban the WIN key(To edit the register), and when I hit the WIN key, nothing happens. However, can I use the key for key-bindings?