Thursday, March 7, 2013

Taking over the caps lock key real estate

Years ago, I decided that I wanted to remap some keys on my keyboard, specifically because Esc is a common key used in Vim.

Here’s the content of my .Xmodmap file:
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Essentially, the Caps Lock key becomes Tab because it has the same reach is Enter, and Tab becomes Esc because it is needed frequenly. The Caps Lock feature which is never used is mapped to the Esc key.

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