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  • Using the V2 Designer

    Making your design The V2 Designer allows you to quickly select from different keycap colors and pre-designed layouts for your custom keyboard or keycap set order. 1. Changing Keycap Colors Click on a color swatch to select a color. You can then click on any key to switch the color to your selected color. You can also click on the Groups to change multiple key colors at the same time. 2. Select...

  • Removing Cherry MX Keycaps

    Watch our tutorial for instructions on removing Cherry MX keycaps and keys with stabilizers. For the spacebar, we recommend removing the adjacent keys and pulling the key off by hand.

  • Creating A Custom Layout

    Full control of your layout design, including full CMYK color printing, is possible when you create your own layout file from our layout template files. Our templates already have our existing preset layouts saved within them, so you will not need to start from scratch. Changing text or fonts is very simple. We also have a selection of existing artwork such as common used icons, shortcuts, and ar...

  • Custom Layouts: Beginner Tutorial (adding text and moving objects)

    In this tutorial you will learn how to add text and move objects within your custom layout file. This tutorial is separated into three parts: 1. Basic functions; opening files and viewing layers. 2. Text; adding and editing text. 3. Moving texts and objects; Moving and snapping Basic Functions 1. Let's begin by opening your downloaded inkscape svg file. Right-click on the .svg template...

  • Custom Layouts: Intermediate Tutorial (adding custom text colors)

    In this tutorial you will learn how to add color to text within your custom layout file. This tutorial is separated into two parts: 1. Default Text Color; Default text color printing. 2. Advanced Text Color Editing; Defining specific text colors. Default Text Color By default if you submit a layout with all black legends, we will print the keys that you've selected as black in the V2 D...

  • Custom Layouts: Advanced (working with images)

    In this tutorial you will learn how to edit bitmap images within your custom layout file. This tutorial is separated into two parts: 1. Converting Bitmaps To Vectors; Defining specific text colors. 2. Covering Keycaps With An Image; Use a single image to span multiple keys. Converting Bitmaps To Vectors 1. Import (File > Import) a bitmap image in Inkscape (choose embed) (Ctrl+I) 2. Se...

  • Stabilizer Removal and Installation

    Watch our tutorial for removing and installing various stabilizer parts. Removing the white inserts is required when switching keycap sets. The stabilizer parts on the backplate typically do not need to be removed. ‚Äč

  • Adding Native Mac Hotkeys

    You can purchase the Mac Hotkey mod-pack here: http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/index.php/products/keycap-mod-packs/mac-hotkey-shortcuts-cherry-mx-keycap-set.html Download Karabiner here: https://pqrs.org/osx/karabiner/ *If you're using Sierra, you'll need the updated prototype version of Karabiner here: https://github.com/tekezo/Karabiner-Elements After opening Karabiner, please follow these simpl...

  • Fixing Spotify Media Keys Issue in Mac

    There can be an issue specific to the Spotify media app for Mac where the Prev/Next media functions will not work. To fix this issue, please follow these instructions: 1. Download and install Karabiner (https://pqrs.org/osx/karabiner/) *If you're using Sierra, you'll need the updated prototype version of Karabiner here: https://github.com/tekezo/Karabiner-Elements 2. Open Karabiner and click ...

  • VIM Layout

    What is Vi or ViM (Vi-iMproved)? (You can check the Wikipedia article here) TL:DR; Vim is a very powerful text editor favored by programmers for many reasons. Vim makes extensive use of keybindings (hotkey shortcuts) for functionality and navigation, thus making editing text much faster than conventional text editing applications as it eliminates the need for a mouse. The only real downside of u...

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