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

Don Crowder donguitar at gmail.com
Tue May 6 20:16:25 CDT 2008


Charles Hogan wrote:
> Many thanks.  It also works with my right hand shift and alt keys.  Now 
> the cat won't get a chance to snicker at me when he does that again.
> 
> Charles
> 
> Ed Coates wrote:
>> On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 8:13 AM, John Choate <jdchoate at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>  > The key combination seems to be
>>>  > Left-Ctl, Left-Alt, Numlock to turn it on, and then the same to turn
>>>  > it off.  I tried it on the right, and it didn't work.
>>>  >
>>>  > Ed
>>>
>>>  I use KDE exclusively and tried that. It did nothing except to turn 
>>> Numlock on
>>>  and off, making the arrow keys on 2,4,6 & 8 available for 
>>> scrolling... no
>>>  mouse movement at all. No different than just pressing Numlock 
>>> alone. The
>>>  same goes when using the right-side Ctrl + Alt + Numlock.
>>>  I also tried Alt-F12, which seemed to do nothing at all.
>> I should really proof read what I type.  The key combination is:
>>
>> Left-Shift, Left-Alt, Numlock

Hey, hey!!  I was able to activate it with Ctrl+Shift+Numlock or 
Alt+Shift+Numlock using any combination of left and/or right Ctrl or Alt 
keys.  I guess it's redundant but Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Numlock also worked. 
Thanks.
-- 
Don Crowder


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