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F-keys on Mac OS X
Authored by: gio on Sep 30, '04 05:17:39PM

Does anyone know how many F-keys are supported at maximum in OSX?

The F14 and F15 keys I have on the ADB keyboard (Apple Extended Keyboard II) of my B&W have no effect, and they aren't even listed on Exposè control panel... it stops at F13.



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F-keys on Mac OS X
Authored by: sjmills on Sep 30, '04 10:33:48PM

Because Apple idiotically reserved them for 2 functions that almost nobody uses; decrease/increase brightness. That's incredibly selfish for 2 such wanna-be-assigned-to-other-stuff keys. I've submitted this as a bug, cuz it's just dumb.



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F-keys on Mac OS X
Authored by: _merlin on Oct 01, '04 01:15:11AM

That's not true. I can use F-keys up to F15 on my Sun USB keyboard. The volume and power control keys on this keyboard work correctly, too.



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F-keys on Mac OS X
Authored by: gio on Oct 03, '04 04:55:05PM

I made another test: also on a "Logitech Cordless Desktop Black Keyboard" I can only use keys until F13.

F14 and F15 has NO use. Where did you read they are assigned to brightness? On my Titanium F1 and F2 are reserved for brightness... :-/



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