The Slow Keys feature of Mac OS X can be helpful to people who have problems with repeated keystrokes. This feature can be used to change how long a key has to be pressed before it is recognized by the computer. By setting a long acceptance delay, repeated keystrokes can be minimized.
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- Choose, Apple System Preferences, Universal Access.
- In the Keyboard pane, select the On button next to Slow Keys.
- Check the box next to “Use click key sounds” to hear a click sound as feedback each time you press a key.
- Use the Acceptance Delay slider to adjust how long you have to press a key before it is recognized by the computer.