Switching desktops

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Fri Jul 17 14:43:17 BST 2009


Neil Winchurst wrote:

> Neil Winchurst wrote:
>> Don't know why, but suddenly I am finding that I cannot use Control + a
>> function key to switch desktops any more.
>> 
>> I have searched around but to no avail so far. Can anyone point me in
>> the right direction please?
.. 
> To answer my own silly question. I realised that the function keys were
> not working at all. On my keyboard I have an F Lock key which switches
> tht F keys on and off. This was off, I must have knocked it somehow.
> Anyway, all is now well.

Not so much a silly question, as just a silly problem :-)

Still, if you are having a problem like this going to the "System Settings", 
"Keyboard & Mouse", "Global Keyboard Shortcuts" should enable you to find 
_what_ your keys are assigned to, and attempting to reassign anything would 
have made it clear that your F lock was on.
-- 
derek





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