Login On-screen Keyboard... odd key?

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  1. kkinderen

    kkinderen New Member

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    What is that odd key that shows up on the log-in screen keyboard between the Ctrl key and space bar? It alternates between a blue key with a white box and a gray key with highlighted box. It doesn't seem to have any affect.
     
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    It toggles whether the keys you press get highlighted or not. I use it when I don't have privacy and don't want someone next to me to see, for example, what password I am typing in.
     
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    Ah ha! I don't know why I missed that. Works just as you say. Now I'm wondering, did I miss reading about that somewhere or should it have just been obvious?
     
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    It's just one of those things in a touch-based world when all you have is a graphic/icon with no text/hint, you are left to try it to see what happens. In the case of an on-screen keyboard, how much damage could you do by pressing such a key? ;)
     
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    I too had been wondering what that key is, for months!
     

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