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#131794 - 04/03/04 05:49 AM Keyboard Question
Trumpy Offline


Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 8532
Loc: SI,New Zealand
Hey guys,
It has become an in-joke in the Chat Area about me having a button that I press when I have to run off to a Fire Call.
Being a Volunteer FF, I can't help it, if the pager goes off I also have to go.
But the reason for this post is:
I have a new USB keyboard and I was wondering if I could programme one of the F keys to input to the Chat area, to say "I'm off Fire-Call, back soon".
Is this possible?
Please could I have some input on this subject?
I am sick and tired of being the butt of a joke!.
But, how are these keys programmed?.

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#131795 - 04/05/04 12:30 AM Re: Keyboard Question
Big Jim Offline

Registered: 07/18/03
Posts: 377
Loc: Denver, CO USA
There should be a software utility that came with your keyboard that allows you to customize it. Normally, the keyboard sends a single code and the driver in the computer decides what to do with it.


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