the top keys for volume control

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  1. Sossity macrumors 6502a

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    I found a way to control the volume through the system preferences, but I tried to do this with the top keys that have the volume labels on them, but when I press one of them to lower or increase the volume, it either brings a widget up to the screen or moves the current windows off to the side, & does nothing to the volume.
     
  2. spinnerlys Guest

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    System Preferences > Keyboard > deselect Use all F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys.

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  3. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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  4. Sossity thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    macbook pro 15.4 inch i7 laptop
     
  5. Sossity thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I think I have those items checked off, I notice it says press the fn key, where is this? is it a separate key I press along with one of the volume keys?
     
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  7. spinnerlys Guest

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    fn key is bottom left. And please check again, as it is not the same as "suppose".

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  8. Sossity thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I think it is American English.
     

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