|Feb 21, 2013, 04:06 AM||#1|
Windows 7 on a macbook pro
I'm have plans to buy a retina MBP next week.
For hobby that's fine, but professionally I need to run Visual Studio 2010 on it for software developement.
So I'm thinking of running a windows 7 VM with Vmware on it. But... would it be a problem to miss the specific windows keys like the function keys etc?
|Feb 21, 2013, 12:43 PM||#5|
|Feb 24, 2013, 08:26 PM||#6|
In OS X the default is for the function keys to perform device specific tasks like volume, brightness, etc. you have to press the Fn key to access them as function keys. In windows they work fine as function keys.
Only problem I have is switching from cmd-c to ctrl-c for copy, paste, etc.
15" MBP (late 2011), iPhone 5
iPad Air, ATV3 Mac Pro 3,1
|Feb 25, 2013, 05:19 AM||#7|
to pause a game is Fn+Esc. To content fill aware in Photoshop is Fn+Shift+F5, to open the brushes palette is Fn+F5... What else... To make the @ is right alt+2. Those shortcuts are the ones I found so far in Bootcamp.
- MacBook Pro 15" Late 2011.
- Radeon 1 GB
- 8 GB of RAM.
- HDD 750 GB + Portable WD HDD of 2TB.
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