Is there a way to switch my keyboard layout based on a trigger?

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QUESTION :

On my latop, Windows 7 x64 automatically detects when I am at the office and when I am at home and switches the external monitor layout. I also use different ISPs at home then at work (naturally different IP ranges). At home, I also connect to a specific wifi network, while at the office the connection is wired.

Is it possible to automatically switch the keyboard layout to A when I am at home, based on one of the triggers above? In every other situation (office, on the street, etc) I would like to use layout B.

I know it can’t be done via command line, but there might be another way to switch it.

ANSWER :

This might provide some clues for how to do it via a command: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-ie/goglobal/bb964650(en-us).aspx

Once you’ve worked that bit out, I would then use the task scheduler to run the command to change the keyboard layout when the right action occurs (e.g. connect to home wireless network)

Another way might be to use AutoHotKey to remap the keyboard. That would work at a different level to changing the layout through windows, but could do the trick. You could trigger that through task scheduler as well.

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