[SATLUG] Need a little help finding a keyboard shortcut:

Charles Hogan cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com
Tue May 6 10:03:13 CDT 2008


Tried that.  It didn't matter whether it was on or off, the keypad 
controlled the mouse either way.

Mike Ester wrote:
> On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 2:45 AM, Charles Hogan <
> cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hey,
>>
>> I'm running KDE 3.5 for my desktop, and my cat, Schmuck, (
>> http://www.futuretechsolutions.com/~cdhogan/photos/Cats/Schmuck_08.jpg<http://www.futuretechsolutions.com/%7Ecdhogan/photos/Cats/Schmuck_08.jpg>),
>> found an interesting keyboard shortcut.  It basically turned the 10-key on
>> the side of my keyboard into a mouse.  While this could be a rather useful
>> feature, he failed to inform me of what the keyboard shortcut is so that I
>> may use it in the future, (and disable it when he sets it). Restarting X did
>> get my keyboard back to working as desired, but I would have preferred not
>> to have to restart everything else I was doing.
>>
>> Google was not my friend on this one, I was basically only able to find
>> the Alt-F12 which allows the arrow keys to function as the mouse.  This
>> didn't help with the 10-key problem I was facing.  If anyone other than my
>> cat knows this, and would like to share, it would be much appreciated.
>>
>>
> Check the NumLock key. Schmuck probably toggled it off.


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