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Made the wrong order .. no problem !

Transform International English layout into US English

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If you were like me and had the unfortunate event of ordering the wrong keyboard layout for your new and expensive MacBook Pro, and you just have years of muscle memory built on your favourite keyboard layout, there is hope!

For me, the problem was not very dramatic, I got an International English instead of the US English, so basically I got this:

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Mac International English Keyboard Layout

instead of:

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Mac US English Keyboard Layout

The Solution

Karabiner-Elements is a powerful and stable keyboard customizer for macOS. In order to satisfy the slight differences, I now want to replace the ~ with the left shift key to emulate the long shift key I am used to and then replace the section sign § with the ~.

It took me a while to understand where the hell is the section sign in Karabiner but finally this got everything working:

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Karabiner configuration

I hope this solves some of your problems !


A Guide To Tidy Up Your Slack When Things Go Crazy !

Slack is a great tool and can act as a single sink for a lot of our notifications. However, Slack can be easily abused and very often people get carried away with creating tons of channels. This is a simple guide with tips and tricks to keep all of that under control

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Slack is a great tool and can act as a single sink for a lot of our notifications. However, Slack can be easily abused and very often people get carried away with creating tons of channels. This is a simple guide with tips and tricks to keep all of that under control. …

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