Lauchpad key...

M0esmac

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Hi guys,
I was always been using F keys as a MAC keys like keyboard brightness etc, and also Launcpad key.
Then I did go to Settings > Keyboard and there is Launchpad & Dock, and there is Show Launch pad and I accidentally pressed on there, where it shows what command do you use to show it, I pressed F4 which was always been used as a launchpad key and it doesn't open anymore...

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Even that it shows that is F4, it does nothing when I press there. Mission control button works perfectly and opens mission control
 

M0esmac

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If I press restore to defaults:



But in default, that button worked perfectly. I didn't do anything, it worked straight away from first start.
 
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M0esmac

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It needs the key then, it doesn't come with any. If I press on F4, it does nothing. It doesn't check as a F4
 
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iVoid

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Click on the Keyboard tab and make sure the 'Use all F1, F2, ect keys as' standard function keys' checkbox is unchecked.

You could also use the 'fn' key to toggle the usages of the function keys to the special apple functions (brightness, volumes, launchpad, etc).
 
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M0esmac

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Apr 25, 2012
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Click on the Keyboard tab and make sure the 'Use all F1, F2, ect keys as' standard function keys' checkbox is unchecked.

You could also use the 'fn' key to toggle the usages of the function keys to the special apple functions (brightness, volumes, launchpad, etc).
I would'n even go here for a help if that would be good for me. I want it get back to place, not add Fn to toggle everything...
 
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iVoid

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I would'n even go here for a help if that would be good for me. I want it get back to place, not add Fn to toggle everything...
I wasn't suggesting you make it so you had to use the FN key to use the launchpad key, I was suggesting if that checkbox was checked, then the launchpad key would register as a F# function key press, not as launchpad.

That checkbox toggles how the system responds to the function keys (as F# keys or as special use keys )volume, brightness, launchpad, etc).
 
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M0esmac

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Apr 25, 2012
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I wasn't suggesting you make it so you had to use the FN key to use the launchpad key, I was suggesting if that checkbox was checked, then the launchpad key would register as a F# function key press, not as launchpad.

That checkbox toggles how the system responds to the function keys (as F# keys or as special use keys )volume, brightness, launchpad, etc).
And that is what I'm saying, I tried it. Check the box, then go there Fn + F4, keeping it checked, unchecking... I tried everything... Nothing works
 
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