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New keyboard overrides normal function keys


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Hey guys. I actually like this new keyboard from Apple. I also like the iTunes controls on the F buttons. The thing is that with my work in Illustrator, I need those hotkeys to show windows or do certain actions. I've tried holding a combination of control, option, and command keys but to no avail.

I have absolutely no problem that I have to press down another key to use my hotkeys, but is there a way I can use it without modifying them in my Adobe software?


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yes, press the FN key to the left of the control key.
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FN Key?

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the Fn key for you is to the right of the delete button and to the left of the home button
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Gotcha, works like a charm. Thanks!


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Does anyone know why they took the apple off of the cmd key?

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I think it was too windows esque, hence the windows key on windows keyboards.
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