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commit 2a49832db33598b8acee822fa7b3a6c6af48de0d
parent d263b27c9a998e31084d7960724b3c243311c4cf
Author: fauxpark <fauxpark@gmail.com>
Date:   Sun,  5 Aug 2018 20:09:42 +1000

Update FAQ section on power keys

docs/faq_keymap.md | 9++++-----
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/faq_keymap.md b/docs/faq_keymap.md @@ -34,12 +34,11 @@ See [issue #168](https://github.com/tmk/tmk_keyboard/issues/168) and * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_SysRq_key * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_request -## Power Key Doesn't Work -Use `KC_PWR` instead of `KC_POWER` or vice versa. -* `KC_PWR` works with Windows and Linux, not with OSX. -* `KC_POWER` works with OSX and Linux, not with Windows. +## Power Keys Aren't Working -More info: http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=14290.msg1327264#msg1327264 +Somewhat confusingly, there are two "Power" keycodes in QMK: `KC_POWER` in the Keyboard/Keypad HID usage page, and `KC_SYSTEM_POWER` (or `KC_PWR`) in the Consumer page. + +The former is only recognized on macOS, while the latter, `KC_SLEP` and `KC_WAKE` are supported by all three major operating systems, so it is recommended to use those instead. Under Windows, these keys take effect immediately, however on macOS they must be held down until a dialog appears. ## One Shot Modifier Solves my personal 'the' problem. I often got 'the' or 'THe' wrongly instead of 'The'. One Shot Shift mitigates this for me.