volume keys on keyboard?

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by macrlz9, Jan 29, 2005.

  1. macrlz9 macrumors 6502

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    anyone know if it is possible to assign F keys on a desktop mac to the volume just like on the laptops????? i can't seem to figure it out....
     
  2. homerjward macrumors 68030

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    im guessing you dont have the apple keyboard?
     
  3. macrlz9 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    yes i do have an apple keyboard but is from a B&W powermac G3 and it doesn't have the volume keys....
     
  4. homerjward macrumors 68030

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    hmm...i dont really know. i imagine it would have to be done with third party software though
     
  5. rosalindavenue macrumors 6502a

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    I suspect a lot of mac mini switchers who dont buy (or already have) apple keyboards may have the same question...
     
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    I suspect a lot of Mac mini switchers won't even realize those keys are "missing", since they're not standard on most keyboards anyways.
     
  7. macrlz9 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    yea from being so used to having them on my ibook when i got my mini and the only apple keyboard i have is the original usb one it sux, i could use my pc keyboard but i don't like the placement of the control apple and option keys..... so anyone know of any software add ons that will work for this?
     

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