Restoring the shift key

Discussion in 'OS X' started by Brill345, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. Brill345
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    macrumors newbie

    Apr 9, 2009
    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?
  2. spinnerlys
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    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    System Preferences > Keyboard & Mouse > Keyboard Shortcuts

    System Preferences > Exposé & Spaces > Exposé > 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.
  3. pomponaya1
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    macrumors newbie

    Feb 3, 2013
    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 ?
  4. JediMeister
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    macrumors 68040

    Oct 9, 2008
    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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