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I'd strongly recommend avoiding using tweezers on any keycap removal, (especially retina and MacBook air models) as the manufactures have made the edges of the keycaps extremely thin, so are very easy to break or crack.
Use a very thin piece of plastic, such as a light to medium gauge guitar pick to lift the edge, or you can just use your fingernail.
As others have described in other comments above, one side of the scissor clip is designed to slide into place, and the other is designed to click into place.
So when fitting a keycap, align the slide edge in first, then press firmly on the 'clip' side until it clicks into place.
For the 2016 MacBook Pro models, we have classed this as a different version to the 12" Butterfly clip, although the 2017 model of 12" looks to now have the same clip as the 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro models.
We call this scissor clip 'Type M', as seen here when you navigate to the MacBook pro range:
http://www.thebookyard.com/apple-keycaps.php?manufacturers_id=40
As a guide for removing, it varies depending on the key in question, but it is similar to the Type L (12" MacBook Retina 15/16 range)
I'll refer to the 'clip' side as the 'snap' in part, and the 'slide' side as the 'hooks' for clarity.
When i say 'begin in the centre', i'm referring to getting a 'pick' type tool between the butterfly clip and the black keycap, then gently sliding towards the 'snap' side of the keycap until it unclips.
'''Alphanumeric (number and letter keys), left/right arrow keys, and includes some command and modifier keys (except tab, caps lock and delete on US layouts, and return on UK layouts)'''
Begin in the centre on either the right or left side of the keycap at the top. The hooks are on the bottom, and the snaps are on the top.
'''Function Keys'''
Begin in the centre on either the top or bottom side of the key. Hooks are on the right and the snaps are on the left.
'''Space Bar'''
Begin in the centre of either the left or right edge of the space bar keycap. there are 4 snaps on top and 4 hooks on the bottom.
(it takes a bit of force, but make sure you are getting your pick or fingernail beneath the keycap, but above the butterfly clip, otherwise you'll damage the mounts. In some cases, you have to press down the bottom of the key as you are putting upward pressure under the upper side to help release the 'snap' side.
'''Up Arrow'''
Begin in the centre on either the top or bottom side of the key. The hooks are on the left and the snaps are on the right.
'''Tab, Caps Lock and Delete Keys (US layout only'''
Begin in the centre on the right side of the keycap. There are 3 hooks on the bottom and three snaps on the top.
'''Return Key (UK and EU layouts only)'''
Begin at the top centre of the keypap. There are 3 hooks on the right and 3 snaps on the left.
I'll see about getting some photos taken to better illustrate this, but it takes a trained eye to spot the differences between Type L (12" retina) and the new Type M (2016 MacBook Pro Retina) clip types, so for illustration purposes, or as a simple reference, it will suffice using images from the 12" to help see how the later version works.
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Orijinal gönderinin sahibi: Jon Ridley ,

Metin:

I'd strongly recommend avoiding using tweezers on any keycap removal, (especially retina and MacBook air models) as the manufactures have made the edges of the keycaps extremely thin, so are very easy to break or crack.

Use a very thin piece of plastic, such as a light to medium gauge guitar pick to lift the edge, or you can just use your fingernail.

As others have described in other comments above, one side of the scissor clip is designed to slide into place, and the other is designed to click into place.

So when fitting a keycap, align the slide edge in first, then press firmly on the 'clip' side until it clicks into place.

For the 2016 MacBook Pro models, we have classed this as a different version to the 12" Butterfly clip, although the 2017 model of 12" looks to now have the same clip as the 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro models.

We call this scissor clip 'Type M', as seen here when you navigate to the MacBook pro range:

http://www.thebookyard.com/apple-keycaps.php?manufacturers_id=40

As a guide for removing, it varies depending on the key in question, but it is similar to the Type L (12" MacBook Retina 15/16 range)

I'll refer to the 'clip' side as the 'snap' in part, and the 'slide' side as the 'hooks' for clarity.

When i say 'begin in the centre', i'm referring to getting a 'pick' type tool between the butterfly clip and the black keycap, then gently sliding towards the 'snap' side of the keycap until it unclips.

'''Alphanumeric (number and letter keys), left/right arrow keys, and includes some command and modifier keys (except tab, caps lock and delete on US layouts, and return on UK layouts)'''

Begin in the centre on either the right or left side of the keycap at the top. The hooks are on the bottom, and the snaps are on the top.

'''Function Keys'''

Begin in the centre on either the top or bottom side of the key. Hooks are on the right and the snaps are on the left.

'''Space Bar'''

Begin in the centre of either the left or right edge of the space bar keycap. there are 4 snaps on top and 4 hooks on the bottom.

(it takes a bit of force, but make sure you are getting your pick or fingernail beneath the keycap, but above the butterfly clip, otherwise you'll damage the mounts. In some cases, you have to press down the bottom of the key as you are putting upward pressure under the upper side to help release the 'snap' side.

'''Up Arrow'''

Begin in the centre on either the top or bottom side of the key. The hooks are on the left and the snaps are on the right.

'''Tab, Caps Lock and Delete Keys (US layout only'''

Begin in the centre on the right side of the keycap. There are 3 hooks on the bottom and three snaps on the top.

'''Return Key (UK and EU layouts only)'''

Begin at the top centre of the keypap. There are 3 hooks on the right and 3 snaps on the left.

I'll see about getting some photos taken to better illustrate this, but it takes a trained eye to spot the differences between Type L (12" retina) and the new Type M (2016 MacBook Pro Retina) clip types, so for illustration purposes, or as a simple reference, it will suffice using images from the 12" to help see how the later version works.

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