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Programming a PC Keyboard for a Mac
grnidone




msg:978006
 6:32 pm on Jun 12, 2005 (gmt 0)

I got a nifty new keyboard that I love except for one thing: I can't use the back button to go back a page in Firefox.

So, I'd like to reprogram my back button key to do this for the Firefox application.

Typically, to do this in OSX, all you need to do is:

Apple Menu > System Preferences > Keyboard & Mouse
Click Add button (+)
Choose the application
Type in the name of the new command you want

Well, that all works ok until I try to type in the new command which is the Command button (Funny little loopy symbol) and the left arrow key.

Problem is, when I hit that key combo, nothing types in.

Anyone know where you can find the Apple Command symbol in the special fonts menu so I can insert it that way?

This one has me stumped.

 

grnidone




msg:978007
 7:06 pm on Jun 12, 2005 (gmt 0)

OK I FOUND IT!

You have to download another extension called "Keyconfig" which is available from the Mozdev.org's extension room.

After installing you can reprogram the 'Back' command to use the actual back button.

Sometimes it is the smallest things...

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