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Using The Keyboard; Lock Keys And Embedded Numeric Keypad - Acer TravelMate 5740 User Manual

Acer travelmate 5740: user guide
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Using the keyboard

The keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded numeric keypad*, separate
cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys.

Lock keys and embedded numeric keypad*

The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off.
Lock key
Description
Caps Lock
When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed are
in uppercase.
Num Lock
When Num Lock is on, the embedded keypad is in numeric mode.
The keys function as a calculator (complete with the arithmetic
<Fn> + <F11>*
operators +, -, *, and /). Use this mode when you need to do a lot of
numeric data entry. A better solution would be to connect an
external keypad.
Scroll Lock <Fn>
When Scroll Lock is on, the screen moves one line up or down when
you press the up or down arrow keys respectively. Scroll Lock does
+ <F12>
not work with some applications.
The embedded numeric keypad functions like a desktop numeric keypad. It is
indicated by small characters located on the upper right corner of the keycaps.
To simplify the keyboard legend, cursor-control key symbols are not printed on
the keys.
Desired access
Number keys on
embedded keypad
Cursor-control keys
on embedded keypad
Main keyboard keys
* only for certain models
Num Lock on
Type numbers in a normal
manner.
Hold <Shift> while using cursor-
control keys.
Hold <Fn> while typing letters on
embedded keypad.
Num Lock off
Hold <Fn> while using
cursor-control keys.
Type the letters in a
normal manner.
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