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Changing the Right Enter (Numpad Enter) key assignments for virtual machine

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop 2.x for Mac Standard Edition

Resolution

If you want the right Enter key to operate as the Enter key in your VM:
  1. Shut down all VMs, close all Parallels Desktop windows.
  2. In the Finder, open Macintosh HD > Applications > Utilities > Terminal.
  3. Type the following commands in Terminal (be ready to enter the Administrator password when prompted):
    • sudo touch /Library/Parallels/.keyboard_config
    • sudo chmod 666 /Library/Parallels/.keyboard_config
    • sudo echo "nonumenterisaltgr">/Library/Parallels/.keyboard_config
  4. Close Terminal.
  5. Launch Parallels Desktop and check the result: the right Enter key should function as the Enter key in your VM.
If you want the right Enter key to function as the Alt Gr key in your VM:
  1. Stop all the VMs, close all the instances of Parallels Desktop.
  2. In the Finder, open Macintosh HD > Applications > Utilities > Terminal.
  3. Type the following commands in Terminal (be ready to enter the Administrator password when prompted):
    • sudo touch /Library/Parallels/.keyboard_config
    • sudo chmod 666 /Library/Parallels/.keyboard_config
    • sudo echo "numenterisaltgr" > /Library/Parallels/.keyboard_config
  4. Close Terminal.
  5. Launch Parallels Desktop and check the right Enter key functioning.



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