Note: Changing system function key preferences affects how the function keys work for your Mac, not just Word. To do this Press the shortcut keys, and then drag a column boundary Move a single column line Retain table width No key Retain column sizes to the right Change table width Shift Equally resize all columns to the right Retain table width + Shift Proportionally resize all columns to the right Retain table width Insert paragraphs and tab characters in a table To do this Press Insert a new paragraph in a cell Return Insert a Tab character in a cell Option + Tab Use footnotes and endnotes To do this Press Insert a footnote + Option + F Insert an endnote + Option + E Right-to-left language features Word supports right-to-left functionality for languages that work in a right-to-left or a combined right-to-left, left-to-right environment for writing, editing, and displaying text. If you need to press the Windows key, press the Command key on the right side of your keyboard instead. On the Apple menu, click System Preferences. It didn't seem to work at first, but I tried again in a while and the problem went away. I have an Asus laptop running Windows 8. On the Apple menu, click System Preferences.
When I connected external keyboard, it worked, but I need the built in keyboard to work The last thing I did before it started working was downloading this tool from Lenovo website: and running it. I cleaned the inside a little, and gave the plastic membranes in my rubber dome switch K400 a little wipe down. Please go to the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk site to find out the contact details for your region. I figured out why my fuction keys are mixed up. Mine was doing that and I kept looking for answers here which is why I found your question.
Another helpful bit of information for new Mac users is to know which menu key symbols correspond to which keys on the keyboard. Several other keys are also mixed up. The water was not tap - it was filtered and I imagine fairly pure. On the Macros in pop-up menu, click Word commands, and then in the Macro name box, type ListCommands, click Run, and then select the options that you want. The problem stops there; caps lock and everything past and including the semicolon are not affected on the numbers row, the tilde and everything past and including 0 is fine. If the keyboard isn't listed then it has automatically been uninstalled and you should be good. Does that get the characters back into the right key? Okay, I've started using it again now that it is completely dry I think.
Click the Keyboard icon, click the Modifier Keys button, and swap the Control and Command key functions. In this topic Frequently used shortcuts This table provides the frequently used shortcuts in Word 2016 for Mac. You could actually if you like — it just takes more work. This problem is one of finger memory. Does the article help the keyboard of your Mac work again? If the Number Keys still don't work after turning off Mouse Keys, you'd better check other keys' performance and think carefully whether the keys get damaged before.
To do this Press Select multiple items not next to each other Select the first item that you want, hold down , and then select any additional items Select one character to the right Shift + Right arrow Select one character to the left Shift + Left arrow Select one word to the right Shift + Option + Right arrow Select one word to the left Shift + Option + Left arrow Select to the end of a line + Shift + Right arrow or Shift + End Select to the beginning of a line + Shift + Left arrow or Shift + Home Select one line down Shift + Down arrow Select one line up Shift + Up arrow Select to the end of a paragraph + Shift + Down arrow Select to the beginning of a paragraph + Shift + Up arrow Select one screen down Shift + Page Down Select one screen up Shift + Page Up Select to the beginning of a document + Shift + Home Select to the end of a document + Shift + End Select to the end of a window Option + + Shift + Page Down Select to select the entire document + A Select to a vertical block of text + Shift + F8 , and then use the arrow keys; press Esc to cancel selection mode Select to a specific location in a document F8 , and then use the arrow keys; press Esc to cancel selection mode Select text and graphics in a table To do this Press Select the next cell's contents Tab Select the preceding cell's contents Shift + Tab Extend a selection to adjacent cells Hold down Shift and press an arrow key repeatedly Select a column Click in the column's top or bottom cell. I've spent lots of time trying to solve a similar issue on Lenovo x201i, and eventually I did, but I don't know what helped exactly in the end. It took me a while to figure out where all the havoc it created came from! The problem has not gone away as I hoped it would. If you're used to using the modifier keys from your old Mac keyboard, you're likely to run into trouble for a while as you relearn the key locations. Press NumLock or Fn+ NumLock to make sure that it is disabled.
I know this is an old thread, but this was the closest hit to my problem when I searched. Under Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts, on the pop-up menu for the shortcut that you want to turn off, click —. The keys that letters and numbers share act as the 10 key calculator that used to share the keyboard. Update antivirus avast , checked the whole system, no viruses found 4. I have an Asus laptop running Windows 8. Is there any way to fix it.
In this example, you want the Option key the Alt key on a Windows keyboard to execute the Command action, and the Command key the Windows key on a Windows keyboard to perform the Option action. Correcting the Messed Up Keys If you have found a similar problem of punctuation keys not displaying the correct symbol on the screen, you have probably pressed the shortcut keys to switch between input languages or keyboard layout. There will be nothing to conduct electricity between the two rows anymore. Also checked to re-install drivers, rip root hubs, nothing. The Disability Answer Desk support team is trained in using many popular assistive technologies and can offer assistance in English, Spanish, French, and American Sign Language. Under Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts, on the pop-up menu for the shortcut that you want to turn off, click —.
Pressed the numlock key and bingo. Next, click the Add button again. Under Keyboard and Mouse, choose another shortcut for Application windows, or choose — minus sign to turn it off. I am having the same issue. Hold down Shift and press the Up arrow or Down arrow key repeatedly Extend a selection or block + Shift + F8 , and then use the arrow keys; press Esc to cancel selection mode Reduce the selection size Shift + F8 Select multiple cells, columns, or rows that are not next to each other Select the first item that you want, hold down , and then select any additional items Extend a selection To do this Press Turn on extend mode F8 In extended selection mode, clicking a location in the document extends the current selection to that location. .