Re: New MacBook
- From: Jolly Roger <jollyroger@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2008 21:51:45 -0600
The Translucent Amoebae <transamoebae@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Jan 7, 5:06 pm, Jolly Roger <jollyro...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
The Translucent Amoebae <transamoe...@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
These are the only images i could find of a MacBook keyboard...
Please point out where the Clear Key is hidden...???
First, since the majority of the keyboards in the pictures you reference
have been *painted over* or *modified*, this is the only *valid* picture
in the list:
Second, how many times do I have to repeat myself, before you read?
On my MacBook Pro, with the standard U.S. keyboard:
* NumLock is the alternate function of the F6 key.
You can see "num lock" written clearly on this key in the picture above.
* Clear is the alternate function of the 6 key (FN-6).
You can see "C" written clearly on this key in the picture above.
i just hate to see you fall your face like this...
WTF are you talking about? You asked where the clear key is hidden, and
I told you. Somehow you equate this to "falling on my face"?
AND/BUT/ALTHOUGH/IT COULD BE/WHO KNOWS/...
it might be Apple just fawkin' with us...
Or maybe it's all in your head.
The tiny c ( which i just noticed...!!! ) IS NOT AN ALT/OPTION/FN or
The only way you can type the clear key on that keyboard is to press and
hold the FN key first. You cannot use the clear key without pressing the
ON MY MACBOOK ( Black / 4 months old ) it --apparently-- ( since i
can't get it to do anything without opening the Widget Calculator,
that i have deleted, because it's so lame )...
On my Macbook, the 6/^/c key ONLY works as a Clear key with The
Whether or not, and even *how*, to support the clear key (or any other
key on the key pad) is left up to individual application developers. The
traditional key pad is used for numeric data entry, so typically
applications that specialize in numeric data entry do support it. Excel
is one example.
To get anything that works like a Erase Key, this is now handled by
using combinations of the Delete / Option / fn Keys.
Who has pee on their underpants now...!!!
Have you checked *yours*?
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