Lofree Mechanical Keyboard Layout for Mac OS X
If you own a lofree Mechanical Keyboard, you’re aware that the numeric and function rows have been shifted to the right by one key. This keyboard layout,
Lofree.keylayout, shifts the numeric row back to its original position, but leaves the function keys alone.
Lofree.keylayout was created using the Summer Institute of Linguistics’ Ukelele Keyboard Layout Editor. See below for installation.
- Copy the file
Keyboard, then choose the
Input Sourcestab. Make sure
Show Input menu in menu baris checked.
- Click the
+icon along the left column:
- Search for “lofree” in the
Searchfield. Along the right column,
U.S.--Lofreeshould appear. Click on it then click the
Addbutton on the bottom.
U.S.--Lofreeshould now appear along the left column:
- You’ll have an icon in the menu bar, to the left of the clock, that you can now click to toggle input sources. Choose
Notes: Toggling between windows is done with
1, and, the key with the backtick and the tilde is now in the slot to the left of the
delete key. It acts as a placeholder in this layout, because that key is now mapped to a dead key.
- Mac OS 10.11.x
- Mac OS 10.12.x