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keyboard trends

On 01/18/2011 07:32 PM, Mark J Dulcey wrote:
> Like other recent HPs it has the reversed roles for the F keys. If I=20
> used software that used the F keys heavily (like Ami Pro back in the=20
> day, or WordPerfect in the even farther back day) I'd switch it back;=20
> the BIOS setting is available.
The Fn keys tend to eliminate extra hardware, but as mentioned before,
every brand of laptop has the functions in different places. When doing
an overhead presentation, I never know what key needs to be pressed. I
rarely use the F keys, so for me, the Fn always on would be preferable.

Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at>
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