Mac: Swap Control, Caps Lock, Option, Command Keys

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Starting with Mac OS X version 10.4, you can switch modifier keys to any other.

Go to “System Preferences”, “Keyboard and Mouse”.

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Mac keyboard preference panel (2017-09-22) for modifier keys.
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Mac keyboard preference panel (2017-09-22)

For more advanced key swapping, see: Mac: Key Remapping, Keybinding Tools .

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