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OSX Lion: Disable the Character Picker

Disable the character picket that appeared in OSX Lion (which is basically the same as iOS on the iPhone / iPad)

When you press and hold a character, it doesn’t repeat. Instead the pop menu appears.

You can disable this in the terminal.

defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false

And reverse the choice with

defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool true