Positioning and key structure (of buttons) on a keyboard it is made depending on the country in which the respective device or keyboard will be sold, if we are talking about an external one and not that of a laptop or MacBook.
The character layout order and the type they give layout of the keyboard. You've probably noticed if you've been looking for it buy a MacBook, as in the technical specifications is passed and "Keyboard Layout RO”(Romania) or“Keyboard Layout INT”(International).
Differences between the two keyboards, INT and RO are obvious. On "keyboard layout RO" will reignsim in addition to the set of letters of the Latin alphabet si letters with diacritics. Ș, Ț, Ă, Î, Â… will be found on keys separate from the basic ones as well as in close combinations.
On the devices dedicated to the Romanian market, the placement of the keys with the letters of the Latin alphabet is identical with the international and US layout. In technical terms these keyboards are called "QWERTY". That is, the order of the letters "Q" to "Y". This name was chosen because there are layouts of other countries where this order differs, and if you buy a laptop from France, for example, the order of these keys will be "QWERTY", Plus you will meet also changed the position of the “M”, “W” keys and others. In addition, the special characters "# $ @! $" Are not in place. On the "2" key for example, when we press Shift + 2 the character will be written "@" on a keyboard with INT layout, while on one with FR layout will be the character "é".
In other countries we meet keyboards "QWERTZ", Where the" Z "and" Y "keys are inverted.
Fortunately if you bought one MacBook from another country and has tatsatura on an unfamiliar layout for you, you can change both the key functions special and lay Internationat layout as well as physical buttons (keys).
How to change the order on the keyboard of the physical keys of MacBook Pro / MacBook
First you need your fingers or one plastic screwdriver. You'll need some courage. It is an operation that seems risky for many, but if it is done carefully, nothing serious can happen. The buttons of a keypad can be removed by carefully pulling them up and down. Insert a thin plastic squeak (do not damage the surface between the keys) under the key and pull up with enough force to detach it from the gripping system.
In the image below you can see exactly how a key can be removed from one's keyboard MacBook.
Once the key is removed, you will notice that it is composed of two parts. The gripping mechanism and the key itself. If this mechanism has not been removed and just came out of the key, there is no need to remove it to replace the button position on the keyboard.
To put the key back or in the place where you want to move it, put the key over its place and click until you hear a click. A sign like this is now in the gripping mechanism.
In this way I exchanged the keys on one MacBook Pro bought from France.
Of course, you can remove all the keys, including "Space","Enter","Shift". etc., if a cleaning the space below them. It is really advisable to do this at least once a year if you operate MacBook in an environment with dust or other impurities in the sawdust.
After physically changing the order of the keys go to "System Preferences”→“Keyboard”→“Input Sources”And change to the new layout from the list available on the left. If the layout you want is not available, click the "+" sign at the bottom of the list and add the new keyboard layout.
On the pots with online ads you will find for sale complete keyboards MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or MacBook, but be very careful to be exact for your model. Over the years Apple changed the architecture of the keys, and a key of MacBook Pro 2017 will not fit one MacBook Pro Mid 2012.