Remapping Hardwired Function Keys

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Nikolai, Feb 22, 2007.

  1. Nikolai macrumors newbie

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    Sep 7, 2006
    #1
    Hi All,

    My F9 and F10 keys on my new MBP are hardwired to be the keyboard backlight increase/decrease keys. Two of my Exposé commands are also specifically mapped to F9 & F10, however the backlight command seems to have precidence, so I have to press function-F9 (or F10) to Exposé, even though they are set to plain F9/F10.

    Is there any way I can make the Exposé commands dominant, and have the keyboard backlight be Function-F9/F10? Thanks.

    -Nikolai
     
  2. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5

    wrldwzrd89

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    Solon, OH
    #2
    Yes you can! There's a setting in System Preferences somewhere, probably in Keyboard and Mouse, called "Use function keys for hardware options" or something similar. If it's checked (which it should be), uncheck it.
     

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