Restore iBook Keyboard Mapping

Techno Child

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Is there any way to restore the default keyboard mapping on the internal keyboard? I just exchanged the Japanese/US keyboard that was on the unit when it was upgraded to Tiger with a regular US one, and the ()'s fall on numbers 8 and 9, " is created with shift + 2, and + is created with shift ;... There are a few other issues with other keys, however all the letters seem to be in the right places.

Any Ideas? I would very much hate a reinstall at this point, there is a ton of things to back up/programs to locate the disks for etc...

-tc
 

Xie

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Have you gone into the "System Preferences"? Go into it and look for "Keyboard & Mouse" > "Change Keyboard Type" > follow the steps. I hope that does what your looking for. :)
 

Techno Child

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Hmm... I cannot find "change keyboard type" Are you sure it's in system prefs?
 

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Try System Preferences then International and the Input Menu tab. Then scroll down to set the keyboard language maybe...
 

Techno Child

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Tried that already... It is checked by US English, not many options there.
 

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not sure what else to try I've never had this problem before. I take it google surfing hasnt turned up much useful...
 

Techno Child

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Here... This is all I get when I click the keyboard tab.
 

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Xie

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Here is a pic of mine so you don't think I'm crazy or feeding you a line of bull. :p

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