Finding Home and End on a Mac Keyboard By Chad Upton Editor I use both Mac and Windows computers and I appreciate some attributes of each. July 22, 2012 at 10:26 pm Thanks so much of this info. There you need to pass different keys so everything works. Unfortunately it turns out to be a specific Alt-Tab behaviour in Windows that doesn't seem to have a solution from what I've searched it doesn't affect other hot-key combinations. Have you ever had to reconfigure a Windows keyboard to be able to use it with a Mac? And for letting me know it works for you. Fn + left and right arrow keys Press the Function key and the right arrow key to jump to the end of a page, and Function and left arrow to jump to the top of a page. If they are not from Microsoft, then I try to download them from a company that offers it as support for their product.
It works, for example, with the new Photos app and iTunes, along with Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Hold shift while doing this to select the characters between cursor positions. In addition, the keyboard has the left Alt key and the left Windows key completely opposite from my notebook a Lenovo Thinkpad T410s. I had tried several combinations with diff keys but none of them had worked so far. This info should be on a billboard somewhere:. After the acquisition, I embraced minimalism, sold off my personal possessions, and started living around the world.
This keyboard shortcut works on most non-editable and some editable pages. Since there is no Home or End key on a MacBook Pro, is there some substitute key or key sequence that will accomplish the same result? Broken Secrets Get updates on: 2. It also works when editing a document in LibreOffice but not when you are editing a page in Google Drive. If you have a actual safe place to get it from, why not share the info? Both of these sets of dll files have worked for me, whether they come from dll-files. Suggestions: 1 Put the two dll files that you downloaded from Audible for me it was mfc71.
On a full-size keyboard, they would be the 'home' and 'end' key, sometimes indicated by a diagonal arrow symbols on an international keyboard. This is counterintuitive, because on a standard Mac keyboard, the command key is placed right next to the space bar… where the Alt key will be on a Windows keyboard. So I went about looking for a solution, and found it in the form of. I've installed Parallels Desktop and Windows 7 + Microsoft Excel and Word. In the current case, you can download the necessary dll files from dll-files.
Keyboards designed specifically for Macs are few and far in between, and mechanical keyboards for Macs are basically non-existent. In Excel the Function key with left and right arrows seems to move to left and right ends. Anyway, that worked for me. Furthermore, I have no Delete key. Maybe even open Control Panel when fn+F4 is pressed. I use the , but I use it with my Windows computer, not a Mac.
Not sure if this was just an error on your part or a distinction on different Macs? Then press fn+F11 to bring all your windows back to their original positions. I am now an avid student of Tom Wolsky's book 'Final Cut Express 4 Editing Workshop' and see that on page 35 under 'Keyboard Shortcuts' that the Home and End key are the way to go to beginning of clip ore ending of clip. All very very very eager to supply files for you to stick in your computer indeed… So problem solved in 5 minutes, not really nope. This behaviour can be customized, but it involves light tinkering with your system, so proceed at your own risk. These two keys can be used to jump to the beginning or end of a page. On a Mac, 'home and 'end' take you to the beginning and the end of document, respectively. So, thank u so much, I was going crazy trying to figure out how to find the home and end keys.
But neither the Function or Command key do anything in Numbers the spreadsheet application in iWorks. Command + up and down arrow keys Press the Command key and the down arrow key to jump to the end of a page, and Command and up arrow to jump to the top of a page. It's a pretty simple function, is there any way that I can perform these functions on the mac keyboard? If that sounds confusing, believe me, using a keyboard in that manner is even more so. If, like me, you want Home to send you to the start of the line and not to the top of the document then create a file called DefaultKeyBinding. However, if it's helpful, I'm using it with the external Apple keyboard, and that works well. Explanation: What this script does is to remap the eject key on the keyboard to be a Delete key.
I had to use BeginningOfLine instead of BeginningOfParagraph. If I put the files back, the script runs perfectly. And also change system screen brightness using fn+F1 or F2? I tried a few key combinations shortcuts? Unfortunately the download link for the. This keyboard shortcut works with Chrome, Firefox and Safari. After I installed that second dll file, the script worked beautifully. It also works when editing a page in LibreOffice and Google Drive, but it does not work with Photos or iTunes.
The process will be exactly the same for other Windows keyboards. Then register it in the registry using regsvr32. Just download both files links below , and retry steps 1-3. I tried both and it turned my screen on its side!! Ditto for Pages word processor in iWorks. Just download and open the zip file it contains four dll files, including the two that were necessary for me to get the keyboard to work.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Yet, thanks for the article. The Command key with arrows will do something, but nothing related to cursor movements. Seems to work for serttings: Keyboard Media Keys. Avisek January 19, 2014 at 9:15 am Thanks a ton for this article, Chad. And btw, Ib — I think you do a awesome job of trying to help everyone.