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Assign a keyboard shortcut to Launchpad
Authored by: interlard on Aug 28, '12 10:50:26AM

Conversely, if you don't use Launchpad but your new Mac has a wasted Launchpad function key (but no Dashboard key), download FunctionFlip. Use it to make the F4 key always F4 (instead of your unused Launchpad button) and assign F4 to Dashboard in the Mission Control pane in System Preferences.



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Authored by: DavidRavenMoon on Aug 28, '12 11:09:53AM

On my iMac with the wireless keyboard, F4 is Dashboard and F5 is Launchpad.

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Assign a keyboard shortcut to Launchpad
Authored by: osxpounder on Aug 30, '12 05:01:10PM

Nice tip. Thanks!

I'll appreciate being able to disable some of those keys, but keep the loudness key functions.

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Assign a keyboard shortcut to Launchpad
Authored by: Fofer on Jun 12, '13 08:50:27AM

I'm using KeyRemap4MacBook: https://pqrs.org/macosx/keyremap4macbook/

Amongst other things, it lets me remap that F4 button on my 2012 MacBook Air, so instead of that button launching LaunchPad (as I never use it,) it goes to Dashboard instead. Much better for me...



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