• Subject: Re: RTFM (was: CPYF behavior)
  • From: "L. S. Russell" <leslier@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 08:40:27 -0600

If you are using a 101 keyboard and not a 104 your keyboard wont have
the little windows key. On a 104 this key is between the Ctrl and Alt
keys on either side of the space bar.
On a 101 keyboard you can press Ctrl+Esc and emulate the windows key.

boldt@ca.ibm.com wrote:
> 
> Chapin wrote:
> >Hans,
> >I'd guess you know these things, but in rebuttal of your last two
> statements:
> >
> >  -You can use <Windows>+M to minimize all windows and expose the desktop
> >icons and <Windows>+<Shift>+M to restore them to their previous size.
> >(Right-clicking on the task bar gives you these options, too.)
> >  -You can drag the upper edge of your task bar up as far as you like and
> the
> >truncated text for each task will become descriptive again.  (And you can
> >reduce your Windoze font size so more fits...)
> >
> >This does not contradict your general point, but the examples you give are
> >not problems for me.  (Like Don, I'm also a heavy user of <ALT>+<TAB>
> between
> >full-screen windows, and I name my AS/400 sessions for clarity.)
> 
> Thanks for the tips!  No, I didn't know these.
> 
> But still, yuccchhhh!  I think MS has one heck of a
> lot to learn about usability.  But then again, I
> suppose a monopoly really doesn't have to worry
> about things like that.
> 
> Now another question:  Where's the <Windows> key on
> my keyboard?  No, I'm not giving up my old-style PC
> keyboard.  Never!
> 
> Cheers!  Hans
> 
> Hans Boldt, ILE RPG Development, IBM Toronto Lab, boldt@ca.ibm.com
> 
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