Fixing WASD and Arrow Keys are Switched (Solved)

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The W, A, S and D or WASD keys on the computer keyboard are used instead of the arrow keys. They are often used because they allow the player to access more keys around him, which means that more keys can be assigned to other tasks in the game.

When using the WASD keys, the W key is used as an up arrow, A as a left arrow, S as a down arrow and D as a right arrow.

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Disable alternative button settings

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Another popular scenario that triggers this seemingly strange behavior is when the user accidentally triggers other key settings. This function is available on many medium to high-end keyboards (especially mechanical keyboards), including Cooler Master, Ajazz, RedDragon and Digital Alliance.

In most cases, this alternative key setting is applied immediately and without warning. This means that if you unfortunately press the right key combinations (during the game or any other activity), you will not be able to see what caused the problem.

Fortunately, for most keyboards, you can switch between the default setting and the alternative key setting by pressing FN + W. If this does not work, here are some other key combinations that are known to disable alternative key settings:

  1. FN + Windows key
  2. Press and hold FN + E for 5 seconds or more.
  3. FN + Esc
  4. FN + Left key

Converting keyboard shortcuts with AutoHotkey

1) Create a new text document / or autohotkey script: Name it coh.ahk (or something similar)

2) Add the following lines of code to the documentation of your script:

~capslock UP::Suspend
WinSet, Style, -0xC40000, a
WinMove, a, , 0, 0, % A_ScreenWidth, % A_ScreenHeight

Save your code and close your editor.

3) Double-click on the script to execute it.

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