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Trust keyboard Hi . Can`t work out how to use the keys on the front edge of the keys F1,F2,F3, etc. HELP thanx Anna

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Well, generally the F1 key is for launching the help menu. The other keys have various functions depending upon your keyboard and the software you are working on.
CTRL+F4 generally closes the particular page or software you're on (like clicking the X button at the top right of your page) and the CTRL+F5 is for refresh.
This can vary depending on your keyboard, and I suggest you go through your keyboard manual for exact details.

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