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Example Karabiner Elements setup for Vim navigation keys using Hyper+h/j/k/l
{
"global": {
"check_for_updates_on_startup": true,
"show_in_menu_bar": true,
"show_profile_name_in_menu_bar": false
},
"profiles": [
{
"complex_modifications": {
"parameters": {
"basic.to_if_alone_timeout_milliseconds": 1000
},
"rules": [
{
"description": "Change Hyper + H/J/K/L to Arrow Keys, X to forward delete",
"manipulators": [
{
"from": {
"key_code": "h",
"modifiers": {
"mandatory": [
"left_shift",
"left_command",
"left_control",
"left_option"
],
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "left_arrow"
}
],
"type": "basic"
},
{
"from": {
"key_code": "j",
"modifiers": {
"mandatory": [
"left_shift",
"left_command",
"left_control",
"left_option"
],
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "down_arrow"
}
],
"type": "basic"
},
{
"from": {
"key_code": "k",
"modifiers": {
"mandatory": [
"left_shift",
"left_command",
"left_control",
"left_option"
],
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "up_arrow"
}
],
"type": "basic"
},
{
"from": {
"key_code": "l",
"modifiers": {
"mandatory": [
"left_shift",
"left_command",
"left_control",
"left_option"
],
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "right_arrow"
}
],
"type": "basic"
},
{
"from": {
"key_code": "x",
"modifiers": {
"mandatory": [
"left_shift",
"left_command",
"left_control",
"left_option"
],
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "delete_forward"
}
],
"type": "basic"
}
]
},
{
"description": "Change Fn + Hyper + H/J/K/L to Home / Page Down / Page Up / End",
"manipulators": [
{
"from": {
"key_code": "h",
"modifiers": {
"mandatory": [
"fn",
"left_shift",
"left_command",
"left_control",
"left_option"
],
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "home"
}
],
"type": "basic"
},
{
"from": {
"key_code": "j",
"modifiers": {
"mandatory": [
"fn",
"left_shift",
"left_command",
"left_control",
"left_option"
],
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "page_down"
}
],
"type": "basic"
},
{
"from": {
"key_code": "k",
"modifiers": {
"mandatory": [
"fn",
"left_shift",
"left_command",
"left_control",
"left_option"
],
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "page_up"
}
],
"type": "basic"
},
{
"from": {
"key_code": "l",
"modifiers": {
"mandatory": [
"fn",
"left_shift",
"left_command",
"left_control",
"left_option"
],
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "end"
}
],
"type": "basic"
}
]
},
{
"manipulators": [
{
"description": "Tab as fn",
"from": {
"key_code": "tab",
"modifiers": {
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "fn"
}
],
"to_if_alone": [
{
"key_code": "tab"
}
],
"type": "basic"
}
]
},
{
"manipulators": [
{
"description": "Change caps_lock to command+control+option+shift.",
"from": {
"key_code": "caps_lock",
"modifiers": {
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
},
"to": [
{
"key_code": "left_shift",
"modifiers": [
"left_command",
"left_control",
"left_option"
]
}
],
"to_if_alone": [
{
"key_code": "escape",
"modifiers": {
"optional": [
"any"
]
}
}
],
"type": "basic"
}
]
}
]
},
"devices": [
{
"disable_built_in_keyboard_if_exists": false,
"identifiers": {
"is_keyboard": true,
"is_pointing_device": false,
"product_id": 610,
"vendor_id": 1452
},
"ignore": false
},
{
"disable_built_in_keyboard_if_exists": false,
"identifiers": {
"is_keyboard": true,
"is_pointing_device": false,
"product_id": 597,
"vendor_id": 1452
},
"ignore": false
}
],
"fn_function_keys": {
"f1": "vk_consumer_brightness_down",
"f10": "mute",
"f11": "volume_down",
"f12": "volume_up",
"f2": "vk_consumer_brightness_up",
"f3": "vk_mission_control",
"f4": "vk_launchpad",
"f5": "vk_consumer_illumination_down",
"f6": "vk_consumer_illumination_up",
"f7": "vk_consumer_previous",
"f8": "vk_consumer_play",
"f9": "vk_consumer_next"
},
"name": "Default profile",
"one_to_many_mappings": {},
"selected": true,
"simple_modifications": {},
"standalone_keys": {},
"virtual_hid_keyboard": {
"caps_lock_delay_milliseconds": 0,
"keyboard_type": "ansi",
"standalone_keys_delay_milliseconds": 200
}
},
{
"complex_modifications": {
"parameters": {
"basic.to_if_alone_timeout_milliseconds": 1000
},
"rules": []
},
"devices": [],
"fn_function_keys": {
"f1": "display_brightness_decrement",
"f10": "mute",
"f11": "volume_decrement",
"f12": "volume_increment",
"f2": "display_brightness_increment",
"f3": "mission_control",
"f4": "launchpad",
"f5": "illumination_decrement",
"f6": "illumination_increment",
"f7": "rewind",
"f8": "play_or_pause",
"f9": "fastforward"
},
"name": "No mapping",
"selected": false,
"simple_modifications": {},
"virtual_hid_keyboard": {
"caps_lock_delay_milliseconds": 0,
"keyboard_type": "ansi"
}
}
]
}
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