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remap

Line breaks: re¦map
Pronunciation: /riːˈmap
 
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Definition of remap in English:

verb (remaps, remapping, remapped)

[with object] Computing
Assign (a function) to a different key: remap the function to a function key you can easily locate
More example sentences
  • The mouse runs just fine without the software, but the software allows you to remap the 3 buttons.
  • Keyboard keys can all be remapped though, which I thought was an excellent idea.
  • This leads to my last complaint - no ability to remap the buttons for the keyboard or controllers, which is a real problem because you can't figure out which buttons do what.

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