Repeating Keys in macOs

Have you ever noticed that in macOs you cannot hold down a key for it to repeat? If you ever had to repetitively type the same characters over and over this can be frustrating.

Strangely in Windows, this is enabled by default. Luckily similar to how you are able to speed up key presses in macOs, you can enable an option to allow repeating keys. Run the command below in your terminal to enable repeating keys.

defaults write NSGlobalDomain ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false

What other commands or options do you find useful in macOs?


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