RE: Missing Windows right-click key

Subject: RE: Missing Windows right-click key
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 08:42:26 -0700

Dan Goldstein wrote:

> Brand new Dell Latitude E6410 running Windows 7. Is it possible that
> this thing has no right-click key? (That is,
> <>)
> Just to clarify, we're not talking about the right mouse key on the
> laptop -- that's something else. This is (or was) an actual key on the
> keyboard.

You're talking about the Application key, which was introduced at the same time as the Windows key. I'm surprised it's not on a Dell laptop, but laptop keyboards are generally full of compromises, which is one reason there are docking stations.

As a replacement for the Application key, press Shift-F10.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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