[nycbug-talk] Laptop recommendations

Charles Sprickman spork
Mon Jan 23 15:33:30 EST 2006

On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, Isaac Levy wrote:

> Thanks Marco,
> On Jan 23, 2006, at 2:57 PM, Marco Scoffier wrote:
>>> Just wondering, as I haven't touched a thinkpad for more than a few
>>> minutes, why are the powerbook keyboards totally useless?
>> You can't make the caps lock function as a ctrl key.  This is in the
>> hardware.
> Interesting.

But incorrect. :)

In Tiger you have this option in the kbd & mouse pref pane - you can remap 
the splat, command, ctrl and caps-lock keys.

Before Tiger, there was a freeware pref pane to do the same called 


> Is this common practice for folks?  (I simply got an 
> ergo-keyboard long ago for my desk, pinkie-cramps from control-key 
> crunches...)
> Rocket-
> .ike
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