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Remap modifier keys, shut off 'Caps Lock'


uControl is a keyboard remapper and more. Meaning, those useless keys can now be reused, remapped, or reduced.

Never ceases to amaze me how profoundly one tiny change can improve your life.

See, I hate the ‘caps lock’ key. Always have. It’s a pointless artifact of typewriters that conspires to make me look like a maniac. I type quickly and wrecklessly, so it used to be pretty common to realize way too late that several lines of text were WAY OVER CAPITALIZED. Well, no more, friend.

uControl is a PreferencePane that, first and foremost, lets you set the ‘caps lock’ key to null. As if that weren’t enough, you can also remap any of your modifier keys to whatever makes the most sense to you. Powerbook users in particular may find much to like in this.

Personally I’m just glad that people think I’ve stopped YELLING at them.

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I'd tried SideTrack a couple...

I'd tried SideTrack a couple times, and it seems powerful. Definitely would take some retraining for my my particular brain and hands, but it's a brilliant hack if you can get used to it.




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