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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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Make key tap only [closed]

I would like to make it so pressing a key is treated as tapping it instantly, and not held at all. I have a windows 10 laptop. How would I go about doing this?
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How do you play tennis with a keyboard/mouse in GTA V?

Supposedly there are three different shots with LMB, RMB, and SPACE. I think so anyway because after I saw the tutorial once and can't get it back, nothing appears in settings either. I know space ...
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How do I pause games that don't support it?

In some single-player games, there is no option to pause the game during dialogs or during cut-scenes. However, sometimes things happen in real life (kids, etc.) that require me to shift my attention ...
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What's happened to my F1-12? [closed]

I'm a Minecraft player, and recently, I was messing around with the f3 key. Typically, I need to press the function key with it, otherwise it would turn up my volume, but after some spamming because I ...
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Can't press 2 arrow keys + specefic letter keys at the same time [duplicate]

As the title states, I can't press the specefic arrow keys right + up at the same time in combination with some letter keys, not all letters, just some. I'm playing a videogame and I wish to move ...
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How do I play Call of Duty with a mouse and keyboard on a PS3?

How could I play Call of Duty on PS3 with a keyboard and mouse? Give me all the information you have, please.
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Link always runs in cemu elmulator

Is it possible to somehow make Link walk in cemu-emulator? He always seems to run when I press forward motion key on keyboard, it's little uncomfortable for me to make him always run even when he ...
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Retroarch toggles fullscreen with X+R1

I am using a PS3 controller with retroarch (on Windows), linked with the USB cable. Retroarch recognised the controller automatically, and everything works just fine except one major thing: when I ...
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Keyboard configuration resets on unexpected crash

I live in a country where power cuts are a thing of everyday life, and where the internet connection is also unstable I remapped my hotkeys on PC, and everytime I have a sudden power cut or an ...
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Why am I unable to change key bindings to arrow keys when playing Minecraft Pocket Edition on PC using an emulator (BlueStacks)?

I play Minecraft Pocket Edition on PC (using BlueStacks emulator) as I don't want to buy another copy of MC for Java. When I went to Settings and tried to change the keybindings of the move keys (WASD)...
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How do I bind both right-click and keypress to action in Minecraft?

I would like to be able to use either right-click or V in order to place blocks and blockhit in Minecraft. I am using Minecraft 1.8.9 on Linux (Ubuntu). I would like to bind my right-click to V. Then ...
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Keyboard shortcut for buy and sell in Cookie Clicker?

When making golden cookie combos with the "Force Hand of Fate" spell you need to quickly sell close to all of your "Wizard Towers" to cast the spell a second time. Then you need to ...
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No controller or keyboard input in RetroArch

I have installed retropie on an old Intel Atom laptop. Controller config is working fine in emulationstation, but if I load anything RetroArch related, I have no controller. I've seen a few ...
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Unit list -or- next/prev unit?

In later entries in the series such as Civilization V, the player is able to use Period and Comma to cycle through all unwaited units, and can easily access a list of all units, as well. Are either of ...
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Attacking with no mouse?

Per in-game tooltips, I can see that one may press A or B to open the Attack or Ranged Attack menus, respectively (as well as to do nearly everything in-game without the mouse). However, is it ...
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How to use hotkeys when focused program disables them?

I'm a power user, a game dev student, and and a twitch streamer, so multitasking is important to me. That having been said, programs like OBS and Voice Warrior require hotkeys to be used effectively. ...
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How do you backflip in Elden Ring (with PC controls)?

How do you backflip in Elden Ring with PC controls? I saw a video in which the commentator claimed that if you dodge "while the L2 animation is happening" then you backflip. However, I was ...
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How do I use Iron Sights on a laptop in Modern Combat 5?

I just got a new laptop and downloaded Modern Combat 5: Blackout on it. I'm trying to figure out how to zoom/aim in the game. I don't have a mouse just a basic laptop setup w/ a mouse pad. Can ...
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Unable to toggle hitboxes

Here's the basics: I'm on a Windows 10, playing on Minecraft Java Edition, 1.16.1 When I press any other Debug command (That consists of Fn + F3) EXCEPT for Fn + F3 + B, it works. Pressing Fn + F3 + B ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts in Java Edition of Minecraft

Does anyone know any keyboard shortcuts that you can use in Minecraft Java Edition? (It can be in either Survival or Creative Mode) e.g. shift click gets an entire stack or the greatest possible stack ...
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How do I show/hide the HUD in Scrap Mechanic?

I would like to hide my HUD so I can take some screenshots, however there is nothing in the controls menu for this. Is there a key combination or way to do this without any mods?
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Pressing ANY key that is mapped in the keybindings and spacebar simultaneously prevents jumping

I am having input issues on Minecraft 1.13 and up. Pressing ANY key that is mapped in the keybindings and spacebar simultaneously prevents jumping. This problem happens only on Linux AFAIK, I tried ...
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How to choose dialogue options via keyboard?

When in a dialogue in Genshin Impact, one can either press mouse buttons or press F to proceed the text. But when it comes to a dialogue option where you got one or more options to choose from, is ...
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What does the FN key actually do?

I like speedrunning, my PB is about 30 minutes, but my most reset-heavy condition is finding a nether fortress. I've watched some tutorials about how to "Pie-Ray", which, requires getting up ...
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Holding a key (wasd and spacebar) presses more then once most of the Time

I'm playing a lot of Minecraft KitPVP and when I, for example, hold the W key it mostly presses more than once. That is not good because I lose to a lot of people just because of that. I play ...
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Cannot click mouse while moving in minecraft

In Java Minecraft 1.16.5 I cannot left click my mouse while moving. I am running Dell Inspiron 7746 and Windows 10. I already changed touchpad sensitivity to most sensitive as suggested in many posts. ...
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How can I get 15 HPS score?

I have been putting in a lot of effort recently to get the max hits per second on online spacebar counters. But unfortunately, none of the tricks or methods available on youtube or google has helped ...
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I cannot use Shift+W+1 at the same time [duplicate]

I recently bought a new desktop and it came with a wired keyboard to use. However, whenever I play an FPS game, whenever I try to press 1 while using Shift+W it does not do anything. This is extremely ...
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How can I change normal Windows key bindings that use the Win key?

On Windows 10, by default, Win + G opens the Xbox Game Bar. How do I switch it so that instead, it opens the Xbox App?
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Force end of turn even if units still have move points

I am just in the tutorial game in Civilization VI. What shall I click to force end of turn even if some units still have move points? Or at least how can I skip the unit marking "this turn do ...
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How do I perform something like rolling the controller shock button on keyboard properly?

Nowadays, I am playing Castlevania: Lords of Shadow using my PC with a keyboard. Unfortunately, other ports on the case are broken and I can't attach a controller. Also, I dislike wireless controllers....
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How can I record button presses when recording a video on PC?

Motivation So, I'm having difficulties with clearing some timed levels in a platformer. Even when I feel like I've pressed every button perfectly, I can still barely clear it; and some levels are ...
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Ctrl + Pick Block Interferes with Default Key Binding

I recently found out that CTRL + [pick block] picks the block with tile data and this is very useful, except: my Pick Block is binded to B and I'd like to keep it that way. But CTRL + B toggles Text ...
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Changing the "drop all"/"drop stack" keybind in Minecraft

I'm experimenting to find the most comfortable keybinds for me and I found that Ctrl would be perfect for dropping items. However Ctrl + [drop item key] drops the whole stack, which is also the case ...
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How to show coordinates in Minecraft PC without F3 button on my Gaming keyboard

I know how to show coordinates if I had a f3 button but I own a gaming keyboard and don't have any f keys on it so is there a way to show them or do I need to switch keyboards every time I want to ...
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Can I make Steam interpret a keyboard key as a controller input?

I am trying to map a single key on my keyboard to be interpreted as the x-button of my dualshock, but I am not sure how to do it in the steam settings/if I need a program for that. It's not important ...
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2 Key Rollover of a single key is no longer working

My S key no longer rolls over with a number of seemingly random keys (Numbers work except for 5 and 6, most of the QWERTY keys work except for a, d, k and a few others). It's a no-name Lenovo Black ...
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Ghost control input

I'm trying to play Splinter Cell 3 CT on Windows 7 x64. When ingame there are "ghost" control inputs not made by me that cause the character to move on its own. In one observed case it even caused a ...
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How to close console in Void Bastards?

While playing Void Bastards, I somehow opened up a command line console. I could not figure out how to close the console, so I was just stuck at the command line unable to play. The keyboard settings ...
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Keyboard stopped detecting multiple keypresses [duplicate]

I have been playing CSGO on my Lenovo Ideapad 300-15isk for more than two years. Few days back when I was playing CSGO multiple keypresses stopped working. It still detects two keys pressed at once. ...
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How to quick switch between Jack the drone's support abilities in Gears 5?

A tooltip popped up but I couldn't read it in time. Going through the game menus doesn't show any control for the same? All the websites online talk about controllers - I want the mouse/kb button for ...
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Can I disable Command-Q on a Mac in Minecraft?

The quickest way to drop full stacks of items in Minecraft (on a Mac) is to use Command-Q. But that keyboard shortcut is already set by Apple to quit the application. Is there a way to disable Command-...
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Unable to type the section char in Minecraft 1.14.3 [duplicate]

Whenever I try using Alt+2+1 to get the section char (§) in Minecraft, I get ☻. I also am unable to paste the section char. I use a Corsair K55 RGB Keyboard and am running Windows 10.\ If you need ...
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FC New Dawn - set controls on same button in helicopter, vehicle or on foot?

I just bought New Dawn and i want do easy thing. Switch button "C" with "CTRL" "on foot" (there is key settings on foot, in vehicle and helicopter) so i want crouch with ctrl key and use medkit with c ...
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What to do when you can't press 3 keys at the same time with a laptop? [duplicate]

I bought this new laptop and when I played some of my favorite games, it didn't let me use 3 keys at the same time. What do I do? Buying a new laptop isn't a solution for me.
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How can I change colors on razer chroma items and save it on xbox?

I have been trying to change the color on my razer items, using razer synapse, but when I connect it to my xbox, it changes back. How can I keep my changed colors?
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How does using PS/2 with a keyboard influence gaming? [closed]

I have a keyboard that has N-key-rollover. I can connect it to my computer using USB, but in the package there also was an USB to PS/2 connector I can use to plug in the keyboard via PS/2. Of course ...
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Can't long-press ALT or CTRL, only once at a time [closed]

When I hold any letter key, naturally it keeps typing that key, or when I hold an arrow key in a game it will keep going in that direction. However, in MapleStory, when I hold CTRL, it's supposed to ...
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W, A, S, D, keys and shift aren't working together [duplicate]

W, A, S, D, left Shift, left Ctrl keys work individually, but when pressed together, it does not work. This prevents me from sprinting. Right shift and ctrl works fine with other keys. I have a ...
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Controls on keyboard and mouse are messed up

I recently started playing Danganronpa V3 - Killing Harmony on PC. First thing I noticed is that when you play on the keyboard/mouse, it's not very responsive, already gave up on it after googling ...
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