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Keyboard Change Cipher

Tool to simulate a computer keyboard change: typing the keys in position P on a keyboard in the same key in position P but on another keyboard layout (QWERTY/AZERTY/DVORAK etc.)

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Keyboard Change Cipher

Keyboard Layout Changer

 



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What is the keyboard change cipher? (Definition)

Keyboard change encryption consists of substituting two different keyboard layouts. Computer keyboards have a number of key and a similar layout/shape, the typing of the 2nd key of the 2nd row will not necessarily give the same letter on a US keyboard (QWERTY) or an European keyboard (AZERTY).

How to encrypt using Keyboard Change cipher?

Select the 2 types of keyboard to swap

QWERTYQWERTYUIOPASDFGHJKLZXCVBNM
AZERTYAZERTYUIOPQSDFGHJKLMWXCVBN
AlphabetABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DVORAKPYFGCRLAOEUIDHTNSQJKXBMWVZ

The letter in Q position on a QWERTY keyboard is the letter A on the AZERTY keyboard or P on a DVORAK keyboard.

How to decrypt Keyboard Changing cipher?

The encryption and decryption are identical. Superimpose the keyboard mentally or use the substitution table.

Which letters are in the same place on keyboards?

The QWERTY and AZERTY keyboards (most commonly used) have several common pairs (location, letter) such as the letters ERTYUIOPSDFGHJKL

How to change the keyboard layout on my computer?

Logically, your operating system can handle all the keyboards layouts. The keys send a code and this code can be interpreted as any character or letter.

On Windows, the key combination ALT + SHIFT or WINDOWS + SPACE allows you to change keyboard settings.

Physically, all keyboards are compatible (USB standard).

How to recognize Keyboard Changing ciphertext?

The message is a mono-alphabetic substitution, no change in index of coincidence.

For a case change the symbols become numbers and vice versa.

For a passage from AZERTY to QWERTY, the accents become numbers.

What are the variants of the Keyboard Change cipher?

There are many variations in the position of the keys on a keyboard depending on the country. It is also possible to agree on a given keyboard keys' shift.

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