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  Windows Alt Key Codes
Example: To input the acute a á (0225), hold down the ALT key, type 0225 on the numeric keypad, then release the ALT key.
The ALT key input is used to manually insert these letters and symbols by calling the numeric code assigned to them.
While pressing down the ALT key, type the four-digit code on the numeric key pad at the right edge of the keyboard.
tlt.its.psu.edu /suggestions/international/accents/codealt.html   (0 words)

  Windows Alt Key Codes
Example: To input the acute a á (0225), hold down the ALT key, type 0225 on the numeric keypad, then release the ALT key.
The ALT key input is used to manually insert these letters and symbols by calling the numeric code assigned to them.
While pressing down the ALT key, type the four-digit code on the numeric key pad at the right edge of the keyboard.
www.tlt.psu.edu /suggestions/international/accents/codealt.html   (454 words)

  Techweb, the business technology network.
Used like a shift key, these keys are held down while another key is pressed to command the computer in a variety of ways.
Used to delete the character to the left of the cursor (erase typos) and may be used with the shift, control and alt keys to erase segments of text.
Used in conjunction with the shift, control and alt keys, it is used to erase any segment of text, such as a word, sentence or paragraph.
www.techweb.com /encyclopedia/imageFriendly.jhtml?term=keyboard   (632 words)

 Accent Marks and Diacriticals, Alt Number Combinations, alt num, alt key
The following characters are made by pressing and holding one of the ALT keys, then typing the indicated numbers.
The two existing ALT key methods are shown in the three charts below.
Chart for the ogonek, acute, stroke, and dot.
www.starr.net /is/type/altnum.htm   (244 words)

 BBC - My Web My Way - bbc.co.uk Access Keys
Hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER
Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
These access key assignments are based on research into best practice across the web (in an attempt to be consistent with other sites' access keys), and an understanding of the key global navigation requirements of bbc.co.uk users.
www.bbc.co.uk /accessibility/accesskeys/keys.shtml   (283 words)

 Yell Group - Accessibility
Access keys are keyboard shortcuts that replace the mouse for navigation.
Netscape 6+: Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key.
Mozilla: Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key.
www.yellgroup.com /english/accessibility   (0 words)

 ALT Key
" key sequence to be transmitted to an application by providing a substitute key sequence (the Alt Prefix) for the "
Alt Prefix can be configured using "AltPrefix" parameter in the registry editor.
This is how to change the registry key for the AltPrefix.
www.georgiasoftworks.com /emulation_altkey.htm   (0 words)

 Windows Print Screen Key
The key may appear differently depending on the manufacturer of your Windows keyboard.
The sole function of this key is to take a snapshot or picture of your computer screen and copy it to the clipboard (the clipboard is an invisible holding area for content that is copied).
Print Screen key causes the computer to send whatever images and text are currently on the display screen to the printer.
www.seoconsultants.com /windows/print-screen   (687 words)

 Logitech Products > Comfort Products > Keyboard and Mouse User Guide > Key Function Guide
Alt Gr: the "alternative graphic" key is used to obtain special symbols when used in combination with other keys.
Pressing an F key performs a task which varies according to the application you are using.
Every key has secondary function (printed at the bottom) that can be enabled with the Num Lock mode key located on the top left corner.
www.logitech.com /index.cfm/products/features/comforttopics/AU/EN,CRID=2074,parentCRID=2060,contentID=8666   (1003 words)

 6.3 - Keyboard Shortcuts
This element is designed for holding a set of key elements, which serves to group all of the key definitions in one place in a file.
The first key is invoked when the user presses their platform-specific shortcut key and C. The second is invoked when the user presses F3.
The third is invoked on a press of the Control key, the Alt key and 1.
www.xulplanet.com /tutorials/xultu/keyshort.html   (1343 words)

 key code   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When a key is pressed on the keyboard, a keycode is sent and the proper letter, number, character or action is decoded.
Detecting this decimal number can be useful in scripting as it indicates which key has been pressed.
These tables list the key, key combinations, resulting character, and the decimal keycode for a typical keyboard.
www.expandinghead.net /keycode.html   (260 words)

 How to make Meta keys work
When the Meta key was invented, it was intended to let the user type more than just the 128 characters that make up the ASCII character set.
Meta keys may or may not be supported, and are almost definitely not well documented.
If you still can't figure out which keycodes are being sent when you hold the Alt/Meta keys down, you might like to give xev a try, if it's on your system (not on a lot of commercial systems unfortunately).
mywebpage.netscape.com /bbenjif/vim/Riehm/doc/meta.keys.html   (1582 words)

 Keyboard Basics
The function keys are frequently used in combination with other keys such as the CTRL key, the ALT key, and the Shift key.
This key is used to enter commands or to move the cursor to the beginning of the next line.
When the Insert key is on, the new text that you type is inserted at the cursor location and the text already in place is moved to the right.
www.aarp.org /computers-howto/Articles/a2002-07-15-keyboardbasics   (1802 words)

 MediaMonkey :: View topic - MM 2.2 Alpha 2: Alt Key character error
When typing a special character like ñ with the alt (alt 164) the character is placed a space back in the textbox and not in the space the cursor was located.
When pressing ALT 1 the cursor is moved the end of the textbox.
ALT 7 brings it to the beginning of the textbox.
www.mediamonkey.com /forum/viewtopic.php?t=1378&sid=188659712774a8213f2638f45ee3f126   (250 words)

 What is Alt key? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Not all computer keyboards have an Alt key, but it is standard on all PCs.
For example, an instruction to use the Alt+P combination means that you should hold the Alt key down while pressing and then releasing the P key.
The meaning of any Alt key combination depends on which application is running.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/A/Alt_key.html   (122 words)

 "Windows Keyboard Secrets"
Once you get past the "same-but-different" feel of Windows, you may discover that one of its key differences can actually be a great advantage: namely, the ability to accomplish just about anything using the keyboard.
This may be the biggest single difference you’ll face, since the keys are transposed right to left relative to those on the Mac.
Using just a few keys, you can quickly switch back and forth between any tasks that are running — without having to minimize windows, poke around in menus, etc.
www.nonlinear4.com /winkeys.htm   (844 words)

 Setting Hot-Key Preferences   (Site not responding. Last check: )
These key combinations determine whether certain combinations of keys are passed to the guest operating system or intercepted by GSX Server.
Note: Because Ctrl-Alt is the key combination used to tell GSX Server to release (ungrab) mouse and keyboard input, combinations that include Ctrl-Alt are not passed to the guest operating system.
Then you can press Ctrl-Shift to exit full screen mode; the Ctrl and Shift keys must be pressed as in the previous example, but either Alt key may be or may not be pressed down.
www.vmware.com /support/gsx25/doc/consoles_prefs_hotkey_gsx.html   (559 words)

 Shortcut Key
A key or combination of keys that a user can press to perform an action that is available from a menu.
When a user turns off the display of shortcut keys in menus, continue to provide access to the choices that are displayed in the menus using shortcut keys.
Avoid using the Alt key as part of the shortcut key assignment.
www.isii.com /shortcutkey.html   (428 words)

 Loadkeys, Dumpkeys | WebProNews
Which of the actions bound to a given key is taken when it is pressed depends on what modifiers are in effect at that moment.
Shift and Alt modifiers are in effect, action number nine (from the 10th column) is the effective one.
For example, binding the symbol Shift to a key sets the Shift modifier in effect when that key is pressed and cancels the effect of that modifier when the key is released.
www.webpronews.com /it/operatingsystems/wpn-22-20050510LoadkeysDumpkeys.html   (1163 words)

 Language Resource Center - Portuguese Diacritics
Hold down the option key, and type an e (the letter e).
Hold down the option and Shift keys, and type a c (the letter c).
Hold down the RIGHT ALT key, and type the vowel over which you want the accent to appear.
www.umich.edu /~langres/diacritics/portuguese.html   (758 words)

 Help: Key Codes and Scan Codes Table   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Key names prefaced by np are on the numeric keypad.
Those prefaced by cp are on the cursor keypad between the main typing keys and the number keypad.
If you need to specify a number key from the numeric keypad, use the scan code shown for the keypad and the ASCII code shown for the corresponding typewriter key.
www.jpsoft.com /help/keyscan.htm   (178 words)

 Menu Bar and Toolbar
The key combination for each menu is Alt+KEY, where KEY is the underlined letter in the menu name.
A menu command (that is, a command in a menu) can be selected by sequentially selecting (i) the menu with its key combination (see previous point), and then (ii) the key combination for the specific command (Alt+KEY, where KEY is the underlined letter in the command name).
Commands which have shortcuts associated with them are indicated with the shortcut key or key combination listed to the right of the command.
www.altova.com /manual2005/authenticdesktop/menubarandtoolbar.htm   (354 words)

 Getting the most out of your Windows keyboard
F5 Select this key to refresh the contents of a dialog box, such as the Save As or Open dialog boxes, or in a window such as a Windows Explorer window.
The obvious use of this key is to allow selection of capital letters when depressing the alphabet characters, or selecting the characters above the keys on the row just below the F keys.
Application key - This key has an image of a mouse pointer on a menu.
www.internet4classrooms.com /winkeyboard.htm   (2505 words)

 Juicy Studio: Access Key Companion
key followed by the key to activate the shortcut, then according to this checkpoint, it follows that the same method should be used to activate access keys defined by the author.
Access keys should be implemented differently to typical keyboard shortcuts, but be activated by a single-key followed by the key to activate the shortcut.
If an access key is provided directly to a form control, the access key will still work after being removed from the DOM, even though it can no longer be found in the DOM.
juicystudio.com /article/access-key-companion.php   (3151 words)

 :: View topic - [red] Bug: key mapping to switch tracks, focus kept on old
The mapping almost never changes the key focus, besides fiering clips when "Select On Launch" pref is on.
But if a user chooses to press alt + down which is a shortcut in Live, why should he/her be denied access to the functionality of that shortcut?..
It is scenarios such as the one I described above which prevent (with 3rd party utilities) to send MIDI data and convert it to key strokes and in turn control Live with it and have a predictable set of outcomes.
www.ableton.com /forum/viewtopic.php?p=316361   (840 words)

 ALT key is a spoiler
The ALT key in the game only show the 'normally' interactive items in the game, like dropped items, doors and chests and etc. It doesn't show off special triggers, like the talking skull, the cracks in the wall, the picture of the damned one etc. etc.
Searching for a key is a viable alternative to lockpicking, but it's too easy to hit ALT and have the key given to you.
The ALT key don't show the cracks, the iron bar, the writings on the wall and the talking skull.
www.larian.com /ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=Rift_suggestions&Number=71787&page=16&view=expanded&sb=1&o=&fpart=2   (1084 words)

 KeyStuff   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A key mnemonic is the name of a key optionally preceded by one or more shift qualifiers, separated by hyphens.
If two consecutive key mnemonics have different sets of shift qualifiers, only those qualifiers which need to change state are toggled.
may be used between two keys with the same shift qualifier to specify releasing the shift keys momentarily between them.
home.earthlink.net /~richpasco/utilities/keystuff   (571 words)

 Keyboard Shortcuts & Accessibility
Those keystrokes are called "access" keys because they ostencibly improve the accessibility of the website to handicapped people.
On Windows browsers, this generally means while holding down the ALT key and pressing a letter such as Alt+F for File from the menu.
However, when both shift keys are depressed, (Windows code 0x10 or VK_SHIFT), Windows only passes a shift KEYUP message for the last shift key released.
www.wilsonmar.com /1mskeys.htm   (2257 words)

 RIM Device Java Library: Class Keypad
The ALT key has no label -- it is the coloured key just below the A key and to the left of the Z key.
Invoke this method to retrieve the character produced through pressing the ALT key in combination with your specified character.
Invoke this method to retrieve the state modifier keys must be in to produce a particular key code.
www.blackberry.com /developers/docs/3.6api/net/rim/device/api/ui/Keypad.html   (449 words)

 Remapping Keys and Buttons
The destination key or button is held down for as long as you continue to hold down the origin key.
Alt-tab issues: If you remap a key or mouse button to become an Alt key, that key will probably not be able to alt-tab properly.
In addition to the keys and mouse buttons on the Key List page, the source key may also be a virtual key (VKnn) or scan code (SCnnn) as described on the special keys page.
www.autohotkey.com /docs/misc/Remap.htm   (1521 words)

 The JavaScript Event Model: Part Two
It is able to detect all the modifiers, and also blocks the default action of the CTRL and ALT keys for some browsers.
It's important to stress here that for every key combination, this event handler is executed twice: once for the modifier key, so that the handler can determine what modifier is being pressed, and once for the follow-up key.
We do this so that the info in the form is updated only after a complete key cycle, which occurs after the follow-up key is pressed, and onKeyDownH() is executed a second time.
www.webmonkey.com /05/10/index4a_page9.html?tw=programming   (589 words)

 What are Alt Codes?
Alt codes allow you to enter characters by their code point (Computer do not store text as graphics, but in numerical format).
Anyway, back to the subject: when you hold down an alt key and type a number on the right side of the keyboard, a character appears.
After you type in the hexadecimal value for a character, press Alt and the X key simultaneously to convert the code into a character, and vice versa.
quickkeydotnet.sourceforge.net /alt.html   (405 words)

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