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Need to reassign keyboard key values

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by HowdeeDoodee, Sep 6, 2004.

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  1. HowdeeDoodee

    HowdeeDoodee Thread Starter

    Aug 26, 2004
    I need to reassign keyboard key values. I need to copy 60,000 pages derived from a database program and I have no way to do this except hand copy the pages by doing a Ctrl-c on every page plus other keystrokes. Here is my need. I need to reassign or assign the following values to the following keystrokes. Setting up a macro within the program I need to copy from is not possible as no macro capability exists.

    Ctrl-1 needs to equal TAB
    Ctrl-2 needs to equal copy or Ctrl-c
    Ctrl-3 needs to equal shift-tab
    Ctrl-4 needs to equal down arrow key

    I think there used to be a way to do this in the old DOS days but I have forgotten how. I cannot find a macro program on the web to do this quickly and reliably.

    The database program I am trying to copy is a program using .idx, .ndx, and .dat files. In an earlier thread I asked if anyone on the board knew of any file viewers. If I cannot find any file viewers, I will have to copy all the pages by hand.
    Thank you in advance.
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    If you have 2K or XP, there is a REMAPKEY.EXE in the Resource Kit that does exactly what you want. I've been led to believe that utility from the Windows Server 2003 WRK will work just fine. Here's a site that appears to allow downloading of individual Windows Resource Kit Modules for each Windows version, I just downloaded REMAPKEY.EXE for 2K to see if there was any problem, seems fine.
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