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Old Apr 9, 2009, 09:00 AM   #1
Brill345
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Restoring the shift key

For some reason the function keys on my mac book changed, I restored them and now the shift keys have the function of showing the desktop and all windows.

I there a way I can restore the original function?
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Old Apr 9, 2009, 10:01 AM   #2
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System Preferences > Keyboard & Mouse > Keyboard Shortcuts

System Preferences > Exposť & Spaces > Exposť > Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts.


Do you mean the Shift keys that en/disable upper and lower case letters?

I think Shift can only be used as a keyboard shortcut if used with another key.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 05:31 AM   #3
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i have the same problem with right shift key and this answer is not working,
i couldnt use the shift key to write capital or question mark
is there anyway to restore the original setting to the shift key ?
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 11:51 AM   #4
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Give this a try. The most likely cause is the key being bound to the "speak selected text" option in Speech preferences.
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