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Using The Keyboard; Lock Keys And Numeric Keypad; Hotkeys - Acer Aspire E1-572 User Manual

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

Lock keys and numeric keypad

The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off.
Lock key
Caps Lock
Num Lock
Scroll Lock
(<Fn> + <F12>)


The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the
computer's controls like screen brightness and volume output.

30 - Using the keyboard

When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed
are in uppercase.
When Num Lock is on, the keypad is in numeric mode.
The keys function as a calculator (complete with the
arithmetic operators +, -, *, and /). Use this mode
when you need to do a lot of numeric data entry.
When Scroll Lock is on, text on the screen moves one
line up or down when you press the up or down arrow
keys. Scroll Lock does not work with most


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