Friday, October 4, 2019

Using Apple Hardware Language Keyboards With Windows

Because Mac and Windows keyboard layouts for many languages are slightly different, it can be confusing to use an Apple hardware keyboard with Windows which has been installed on a Mac.  The usual fix is to find, inside the WIndows install, a layout which has (Apple) after the normal name.  Where that does not exist, you have to download and install a custom layout in the Windows system.  A source for these is

https://magicutilities.net/magic-keyboard/help/keyboard-layouts

For Arabic, try

https://github.com/downloads/Bishoy/Mac-Ar-Layout-for-Win/ar_mac.zip

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