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Change Apple-Keyboard Layout

  • create a text file with the name “PC Layout german.keylayout” with the content of this file: PC.keylayout
  • copy the file into the folder:

~/Library/Keyboard Layouts/

  • restart your mac
  • In your system “Language and Text” settings you can choose the new layout on the “Input Sources” tabkeyborad layout selection
  • activate the “Show Input menu in menu bar” checkbox
  • you can select the new keyboard layout from the menu bar

keyboard layout selection

  • Keybindings:
Command Character
shift-7 /
shift-alt-7 or alt-ß \
alt-5 or alt-8 [
alt-6 or alt-9 ]
alt-< |
alt-7 {
alt-q }
alt-0 @
alt-+ ~
fn-backspace del command
ctrl-z undo command
ctrl-shift-z redo command
Categories: Mac OS X
  1. October 22, 2012 at 16:23

    Christian, thanks for posting, done everything like in tutorial, everything works !

  1. January 20, 2011 at 11:36

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