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Keyboard is stuck in numeric mode. Can't type

Keyboard is stuck in numeric mode. Can't type letters with out using the function key

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SOURCE: Panasonic Toughbook CF-51 laptop blue FN key locked on

Hit "FN" and the "NUM Lock" key together to unlock it.

I believe thats the combination.

Let me know.

Posted on Jan 09, 2008

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Hi you need to hold down the function key (FN) and press the number lock key (num lk). hope this helps

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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SOURCE: The function key is stuck on my Dell laptop

Just press the funtion key and the Numberlock key
FN + NmLk (Usually on the same key as delete)


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Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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Which is it? Not typing letters or not typing numbers?
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HP laptops have the ability to lock the blue special function keys on, making numerical data entry easier on laptop models that do not have the room for dedicated numerical keypads. Because the key combination to lock the function keys is so simple, however, it is easy for those who wouldn't normally use this ability to do so accidentally. When the function keys are locked, pressing certain keys will result in numbers being typed rather than letters. Unlock the function keys to alleviate this issue.

Press the "Fn" and "Num Lk" keys on the keyboard simultaneously. The "Number Lock" indicator light should turn off, indicating that the letter keys will once again type letters when pressed. This combination should work on the majority of recent HP laptops. If it does not, try one of the alternate key combinations in this article's remaining steps. Press the "Fn" and "F11" keys simultaneously, then attempt to type a letter. If the combination does not work, continue to the next step. Press the "Fn" and "Scroll Lock" keys simultaneously, then attempt to type a letter. Continue to the next step if this does not work. Press the "Fn," "Scroll Lock" and "F11" keys simultaneously.

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Sounds like the keyboard is in NUM LOCK mode

They keys map like this:

7 8 9 = 7 8 9
u i o = 4 5 6
j k l = 1 2 3
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Look for the NUM LOCK key on your keyboard.

Typically, you press the FN key (lower left corner) and the NUM LOCK key (typically towards the upper right) together to put the keyboard back into regular mode.

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This is either a keyboard or setting problem. If the operating system is told the keyboard is a different type or the wrong location (language) you get weird results. Can even be a stuck key or even a function setting. Laptops use the FN-F7 key (usually) to turn on the numeric pad that is in the keyboard. That will also give you strange results.

If the keyboard doesn't have a stuck key and actually is the problem then it can only be replaced.

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It is a combination of key known as "Function" (Fn, for short). You have to press it and hold while pressing other keys showing the blue letters on it. The most common use is to make a virtual Numerical Keypad on laptops, so you can perform calculations. To be back to normal mode, you need to press FN+F8 (or the key with the Calculator icon).

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Try this and see if this works for you. Touch Keypad simulates a wireless phone keypad on the touch screen to allow you to enter text, numbers, and symbols just as if you were using a wireless phone keypad. Touch Keyboard simulates a 20-key QWERTY (typewriter) keyboard on the touch screen to allow you to enter text, numbers, and symbols similar to the way you would using a QWERTY keyboard. To use Touch Keypad or Touch Keyboard:  In a program, tap the Input Selector arrow, and then tap Touch Keypad or Touch Keyboard. To type lowercase letters, tap the keys on the dial pad or keyboard. To type a single uppercase letter, tap the Shift key and then tap the corresponding key. To type all uppercase letters, tap the Shift key twice. To change back to all lowercase letters, tap again. To enter a space after the word, tap the Space key. To start a new line, tap the Enter key. To backspace and delete a single character in any input mode, press the Back key. To open the Symbol pad, tap the Symbol key. To change the input mode:  Tap the Input mode key to switch to a different input mode: XT9 (predictive), Multitap (abc), or Numeric (123).
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dear,
what does it mean. do you want to know the hotkeys of just want to speed up your typing speed.
if you mean is to speed up you typing speed. then use softwares like typing tutor etc. i used typing tutor 6. it is an old version but is simple too. now i can type very fastly.
or if you want hotkeys then visit this links:
http://users.sa.chariot.net.au/~kday/keyboardtips.html
http://www.helpwithpcs.com/tipsandtricks/keyboard_shortcuts_microsoft_word.htm
http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Manual/Hotkeys/Hotkey_Keyboard_Map,
the last one is impressive.
regards,
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