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Swap Command and Alt keys on USB keyboard
Authored by: dvo on Aug 17, '11 10:34:55PM

On my MacBook Air (running Mac OS X 10.6.8 and now 10.7.1), following the above hint
to change IOHIDEventDriver.kext/Contents/Info.plist caused a kernel trap on reboot :-(

There is an official and also much simpler solution: System Preferences -> Keyboad -> Modifier Keys
Select the internal, and optionally also the external USB keyboard, then swap Option and Command keys

I also use KeyRemap4MacBook, but not for this purpose, because swapping the modifier keys (Command_L
and Option_L as well as Command_R and Option_R) with this tool would only affect the internal keyboard.



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