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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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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How to do the new sweep attack in minecraft 1.9?

I wanted to know how to do the new sweep attack in Minecraft 1.9 update. What are the controls for it?
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How to play Portal 2 co-op on one PC with 2 Keyboards and 2 Mice?

I do not have an XBOX 360 controller (and if I had I would not want to use it for a FP"S" ;)). Is there a way to play the co-op mode on one PC where both players play with their own keyboard and ...
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How do you throw a grenade?

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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Player constantly spinning when pressing Caps Lock

I've just purchased Battlefield 4. I spent half a day configuring my controls and fine-tuning everything. For some annoying reason whenever I hit Caps Lock, my character spins vastly and I can't stop ...
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Minecraft: all my F-keys zoom

hey i'm at my moms computer and I'm 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 ...
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Can I change the movement keys in NetHack?

I recently downloaded NetHack, and have begun to play on my laptop. However, I find the directional key bindings rather cumbersome. I do not have a Number Pad, and would rather not use the NumLock ...
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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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Recommendations for switching for a long-time Keyboard Turner

I've been playing WoW for years, 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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Binding Multiples Keys for the same action

So, lately in an attempt to B-Hop(Bunny Hop), I have bound my jump to my Mousewheel, but I still find myself trying to use Space to jump from habit, can I bind two different buttons to do the same ...
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My F3 button changes my volume instead of doing what it should

Every time I press F3 it changes my volume instead of opening the debug overlay. Is there a way I can fix this in settings? I use the latest version of Minecraft.
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Controls in f1 2015

Is there a mouse control available in f1 2015? Is it going to be available in 2016? I tried project cars a few months ago. The mouse control made the car more controllable than keyboard but I couldn't ...
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Can I trigger a combo or a queuing action in Dota 2?

I want to use some spells and items each one right after the other, or set a trigger as a combo in Dota 2. I read a statement somewhere about holding Shift, I tried using it to trigger a combo but I ...
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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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I can't use shift key in dwarf fortress

It just ignores it. If I press shift+'key', it just does whatever 'key' on it's own is. For instance, when I started playing, I couldn't go up or down levels (shift+> and shift+<), but I can use ...
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Config keeps changing while online

Every time I connect to a CS1.6 server in Russia my keyboard configuration also changes. When I try changing it myself, it will not switch back. What do I do?
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How can I walk automatically in games that don't support it?

Some games, such as Dear Esther or The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, might not provide an auto-run key binding and I have to hold down W key for the whole duration of my walking/running. Is there a way ...
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How can I change the controls for SSB Crusade?

How do you change the controls for, or what are the controls to Super Smash Bros. Crusade? When I go on the controls folder and change the controls they don't save, and when they do save my controls ...
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Can you call for a medic? How?

I asked in game about how to call a medic and someone said that you press Q. But I couldn't get it to work, so maybe this person was pulling my chain. How do you call for a medic?
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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 comfortable using a Gamepad, so... Is it possible to finish the games without ...
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My character only moves back-right

Ever since i accidentally deleted windows (program files) and restored to earlier date, i have been having an annoying problem which is happening when i play GTA: San Andreas (and when im driving a ...
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Creating Key Bindings for an Xbox One controller on Mac

I am really looking for a way to create key binding for an xbox one controller connected to a Mac. I know this is kind of a weird request, but I really want to try playing Guild Wars 2 with a ...
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OSX FPS run key is toggle instead of press/relase

When playing Borderlands and Call of Duty 4 on OSX (running Yosemite), the shift key toggles running, and I have to press it again to stop running instead of simply letting it go. How do I fix this so ...
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Steelseries Apex macros

I'm looking at the Steelseries Apex keyboard; I'd love to get it since it looks very ergonomic to my typing/gaming style but there is a but. Macros are crucial to me, I could not play most games ...
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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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How do I remove the limit on PC keyboard button presses?

Whenever I play a PC game with the directional keys, I can only press two buttons at a time. For instance if I am playing a shooter like R-Type, I cannot hold down the fire button while moving ...
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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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WoW change Cmd and Ctrl

Is it possible to use Cmd instead of Ctrl in World of warcraft? (Without changing it in the whole system). I tried to google, but found only one unanswered topic.
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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 can I revert a control change to my “A” key?

I changed my a key to "Select" so now I can’t re-change a to "Left" due to the fact that when I try to click any options on the right, it moves to the add on the left.
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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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What keyboard shortcuts are in Terraria?

What keyboard shortcuts are in Terraria? Is it possible to change bindings?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What are the controls of The Binding of Isaac?

What are all the keys used in The Binding of Isaac? I'm going to configure my joystick using one of the tools suggested at How to setup the joypad for Binding of Isaac? (Xpadder, JoyToKey, QJoyPad, ...
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Mouse and Keyboard for XBox 360?

I know there are third party attachments you can get like the XFPS Sniper or the Mayflash Max. So two questions really. 1: Has Microsoft given a reason why they decided not to allow the use of a ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...