Ben Shi

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Reenabling Key Repeats in OSX Yosemite

Posted Under: notes
April 18, 2015

Apple has disabled key repeats by default in Yosemite. To enable, just run:

defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false

In case you don’t like the delay with key repeats, you can remove it by running:

defaults write NSGlobalDomain KeyRepeat -int 0

and of course disable the annoying spell checker

defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticSpellingCorrectionEnabled -bool false

Ben Shi

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