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Using The Keyboard; Lock Keys And Embedded Numeric Keypad - Acer Aspire 8943G Series Service Manual

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Using the Keyboard

Your copmuter has a close-to-full-sized keyboard and an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock,
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
Caps Lock
Num Lock
Scroll Lock <Fn> +
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
Chapter 1
When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase.
When Num Lock is on, the embedded 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. A better solution
would be to connect an external keypad.
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 not work with some
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


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