Laptop, How to Change the Function Keys as F1 to F12?

By Xah Lee. Date: .

PC Laptop

You can press Fn+Escape to toggle. This works in linux too.

or, in Microsoft Windows, you can use a Dell util.

  1. press the ❖ Window key
  2. type “mblctr”, Enter to open the Windows mobility center.
  3. there, you'll find a box to let you switch F1 to F12 as function keys.

Mac Laptop

Go to system preference, keyboard panel.

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Laptop Keyboard Topic

  1. Evolution of Laptop Keyboards, No More Page Up/Down Keys!
  2. Laptop, How to Change the Function Keys as F1 to F12?
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