F buttons

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  1. Pauln

    Pauln New Member

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    How can I use the F1 - F12 buttons with a type cover
     
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    Hold down the "Fn" key while you tap whichever function key you want to use.
     
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    If you use F keys on autopilot, you can hit FN CAPSLOCK to toggle to always be F1-F12 with a single press.
    You can then get the media functions by pressing say FN F3 for mute.

    Also note that if you lock the F1-F12 as I do, you can use FN with the arrow keys for home/end/pgup/pgdn - which is almost intuitive and can be done with close fingers.
     
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    Here is a shortcut list:

    Print Screen (Screen image to Clipboard for Paste elsewhere)
    Fn + SPACEBAR

    Screenshot (Saved in Pictures folder)
    Fn + WINDOWS KEY + SPACEBAR (in this order)

    Print Current Window Only
    Fn + ALT+ SPACEBAR

    Screen Brightness
    Fn + DEL = Screen Brightness UP
    Fn + BACKSPACE = Screen Brightness DOWN

    Lock or Unlock Fn
    Fn + Caps Lock

    Home
    Fn + Arrow Left

    End
    Fn + Arrow Right

    PgUp
    Fn + Arrow Up

    PgDown
    Fn + Arrow Down
     
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    Thank you all.

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