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Type position keeps shifting

When i am typing on my new laptop the cursor frequently shifts to the beginning of the line or the middle of the line or paragraph and begins to type at this location instead of at the end of the line or paragraph .this happens in word processing program and internet search screens, forms etc.

is there some problem with my keyboard or cursor or is this inherent in laptops.

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Re: type position keeps shifting

I think Poohawk is correct. I had to learn to reposition my hands so that they are not lightly touching keypad...also bracelets and cuffs of shirts and sweaters can cause the problem...Hope this helps!

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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Re: type position keeps shifting

Good morning, all!
I think that this may be somewhat inherent to lap tops with touchpads. I experienced a similar problem until I found that I was intermittently lightly touching the pad with my thumbs. I had to learn to change the position of my thumbs and keep them higher and out of the way. I've been able to resolve this type of problem for a couple of other people in the same manner.
Best of luck, and have a good one!

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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Key-bord shorcut

· Shift + F10 right-clicks.
Win + L (XP Only): Locks keyboard.
Similar to LockWorkstation.
· Win + F or F3: Open Find dialog. (All Files) F3 may notwork in some applications which use F3 for their own find dialogs.
Win + Control + F: Open Find dialog. (Computers)
Win + U: Open Utility Manager.
Win + F1: Open Windows help.
Win + Pause: Open System Properties dialog.
· Win + Tab: Cycle through taskbar buttons.
Enter clicks,AppsKey or Shift + F10 right-clicks.
· Win + Shift + Tab: Cycle through taskbar buttons inreverse.
· Alt + Tab: Display CoolSwitch. More commonly known as theAltTab dialog.
Alt + Shift + Tab: Display CoolSwitch; go in reverse.
· Alt + Escape: Send active window to the bottom of thez-order.
· Alt + Shift + Escape: Activate the window at the bottomof the z-order.
· Alt + F4: Close active window; or, if all windows areclosed, open shutdown dialog.
Shift while a CD is loading: Bypass AutoPlay.
· Shift while login: Bypass startup folder. Only thoseapplications will be ignored which are in the startup folder, not those startedfrom the registry (MicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun)
· Ctrl + Alt + Delete or Ctrl + Alt + NumpadDel (BothNumLock states): Invoke the Task Manager or NT Security dialog.
· Ctrl + Shift + Escape (2000/XP ) or (Ctrl + Alt +NumpadDot) : Invoke the task manager. On earlier OSes, acts like Ctrl + Escape.
· Printscreen: Copy screenshot of current screen toclipboard.
· Alt + Printscreen: Copy screenshot of current activewindow to clipboard.
Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow: Invert screen. Untested on OSesother than XP. · Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow: Undo inversion.
Win + B : Move focus to systray icons.

2.) Generic

· Ctrl + C or Ctrl + Insert: Copy.
Ctrl + X or Shift + Delete: Cut.
· Ctrl + V or Shift + Insert: Paste/Move.
· Ctrl + N: New... File, Tab, Entry, etc.
· Ctrl + S: Save.
Ctrl + O: Open...
· Ctrl + P: Print.
· Ctrl + Z: Undo.
· Ctrl + A: Select all.
· Ctrl + F: Find...
Ctrl+W : to close the current window
· Ctrl + F4: Close tab or child window.
F1: Open help.
· F11: Toggle full screen mode.
Alt or F10: Activate menu bar.
Alt + Space: Display system menu. Same as clicking theicon on the titlebar. · Escape: Remove focus from current control/menu, or closedialog box.

3.) Generic Navigation
Tab: Forward one item.
· Shift + Tab: Backward one item.
· Ctrl + Tab: Cycle through tabs/child windows.
Ctrl + Shift + Tab: Cycle backwards through tabs/childwindows.
· Enter: If a button's selected, click it, otherwise, clickdefault button.
· Space: Toggle items such as radio buttons or checkboxes.
Alt + (Letter): Activate item corresponding to (Letter).(Letter) is the underlined letter on the item's name.
Ctrl + Left: Move cursor to the beginning of previousword.
· Ctrl + Right: Move cursor to the beginning of next word.
Ctrl + Up: Move cursor to beginning of previousparagraph. This and all subsequent Up/Down hotkeys in this section have onlybeen known to work in RichEdit controls.
· Ctrl + Down: Move cursor to beginning of next paragraph.
Shift + Left: Highlight one character to the left.
· Shift + Right: Highlight one character to the right.
· Shift + Up: Highlight from current cursor position, toone line up.
· Shift + Down: Highlight from current cursor position, toone line down.
· Ctrl + Shift + Left: Highlight to beginning of previousword.
Ctrl + Shift + Right: Highlight to beginning of nextword.
Ctrl + Shift + Up: Highlight to beginning of previousparagraph.
Ctrl + Shift + Down: Highlight to beginning of nextparagraph.
Home: Move cursor to top of a scrollable control.
· End: Move cursor to bottom of a scrollable control.

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