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This unix command deletes the preferences file that tracks all of the keyboard changes that you make.So, write down (snapshot) any/all functions so that you can re-assign them. -AlanPs: The only Professor Brian Revell24 Nov 2015, 11:12 I am running Office 16 under Windows 10. Jan 18, 2012 5:52 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by maria_2, maria_2 Feb 3, 2012 8:51 AM in response to Christian Schmitt Level 1 (0 points) Feb I've tried this as well and it doesn't seem to work either.

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. View the most recent issue. Is that supposed to fix the issue? Anyone else?

F4 Key Not Working In Excel

Lisa06 Sep 2014, 05:06 Thanks I found this very helpful. It supposedly resets the values that are wrong with your function keys. I unclicked "Show Launchpad" and when I re-clicked it, it was blank. Helpful Links ExcelTips FAQ ExcelTips Resources Ask an Excel Question Make a Comment Free Business Forms Free Calendars Tips.Net > Excel Home > General Information > F4 No Longer

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  2. Instead, it set the F keys so they only worked as special keys if I pressed the fn key first.So, then I tried Christian Schmitt's fix, and it worked - set
  3. This will uninstall and reinstall the drivers for the keyboard.
  4. There are various ways to use it, they save keystrokes and mouse movement.  While it is incredibly useful it is important to note that the ‘F4‘ key does not repeat every action
  5. I have Dell Inspiron 3542 and the Escape key has a symbol of a lock with the letters "Fn" within.
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Apparently, the Lion update unchecked the option for "Use all F1, F2, etc, as standard function keys". ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.1/ Connection to 0.0.0.1 failed. ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. F4 Key Not Working Mac But now I know I just needed to activate the Function Key.

formula on the same page, actually to the cell next to right of the original...And if I try to do again in an other cell, the same procedure affects nothing whatsoever. Quick, straightforward and simple. Go to device manager, uninstall the keyboard and restart the computer. You can also add the $ signs manually.

Yeah same. Excel F4 Repeat Not Working Any other suggestions? Being a member gives you additional options. But whos got the time to carefully navigate between A and 2 and then type SHIFT+4?

F4 Key In Excel Doesn't Work

The launchpad key (F4) still works in my kids user account though! Before the update last night, in System Preferences, when I reset keyboard shortcut defaults, the launchpad key remained F4. F4 Key Not Working In Excel David Smith29 Jul 2016, 03:46 Professor Brian Revell and Charley thank you for your suggestion for those using MS Excel 2016 with MS Windows 10 operating system and MS Microsoft ergonomic F4 Not Working In Excel 2013 Sep 6, 2011 11:50 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by BarengOB, BarengOB Nov 29, 2011 9:39 AM in response to Christian Schmitt Level 1 (0 points) Nov

THANKS!!!!! Reply 0 0 « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » Related Documents HP PCs Forgot the Sign-in Password (Windows 10)Downloading or Updating Software and Drivers for HP ComputersHP PCs Navigate to Home/Library/Preferences/ and drag and drop this downloaded .plist file: http://www.mediafire.com/?10kc0z6myu8r9w8 Now, reboot/logout-login and the Launchpad key should work!Click to expand... No, create an account now. Excel F4 Shortcut Not Working

This site is for you! Adolfo Gonzalez26 Apr 2016, 17:22 Thanks. I install all drivers and updates and this works till next reeboot.Can anybody tell me how to fix it?Thanks Solved! However, it does not let me edit a cell in excel like I used to do.

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Mykonos, Feb 19, 2012 Mykonos thread starter macrumors member Joined: Feb 18, 2012 #5 Nielsenius said: ↑ The F4 Repeat Last Action Not Working Sweet Baby Jebus! The setting is not Windows related, it is PC related.

Its under Home/Library/Preferences/ com.apple.symbolickeys.plist if I'm not mistake!Click to expand...

Found instruction here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssg0TlGCtu4 David03 Oct 2016, 07:12 Just bought a new HP running Windows 10 and Office 2016. As Hazel only has one monitor, but lots of requirements to set cell references to and from absolute, this is driving her crazy. My F4 key didn't work. Function F4 Not Working On Hp Laptop share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply YoungKevin, Apr 2, 2012 YoungKevin macrumors member Joined: Jun 4, 2008 #15 I did everything you said and

Reply 0 Re: F4 Function Key not working in Excel 2010 11-03-2011 01:32 PM Hi,It may be worth changing the setting for the fn key in the bios as shown in Its under Home/Library/Preferences/ com.apple.symbolickeys.plist if I'm not mistake! Did you try deleting the symbolickey.plist as well? Reply 0 0 anthony82 Distinguished Professor Posts: 2,800 Member Since: ‎02-19-2013 Message 4 of 4 (9,403 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: F4 (screen switching) function key not working in windows 8

Whilst the F4 key worked perfectly under windows 8.1 on my Samsung laptop, it does not do so now.nor does holding the Fn key down with F4 or F2 enter edit Don't worry, it's not a virus Click to expand... First Time Here? By holding the Fn key before pressing the keys, returns to the expected functionality, which is a part solution.

This is often most useful when you want to repeat an action over and over. ------------------------- Chandoo is one of the best resources on Microsoft Excel.  He presents topics in Then I hold down the function key [fn] which is next to the Control Key [Ctrl] and I press the f4 key once or twice to activate the external monitor. Easy-Excel has some great examples of Microsoft Excel functions keys, such as the F4 key, click here to learn more. ------------------------- http://theexceladdict.hubpages.com/hub/F4-One-Of-Microsoft-Excels-Hidden-Gems Has great coverage on this hotkey.  You won't You can also hold down the windows key and press the letter P to switch between screens.

Register now Not a member yet? This is one of those rare shortcuts in Excel that is so useful, it's amazing that it is never mentioned in basic training. Subscribe to our newsletter Subscribe Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net Open Menu Close Menu Apple Shopping Bag Apple Mac iPad iPhone Watch TV Music Support Search A lot of my usual shortcuts are completely different and it makes work just that little bit more tedious.

Please try the request again. And it may be a BIOS setting without a user-friendly switch within Windows itself. There is a caveat, however: You need to make sure that you are in "edit mode" when it comes to using F4 with formulas. Funny, the default is set for it to *not* work.

Feb 7, 2012 7:22 AM Helpful (1) Reply options Link to this post by Vicky Q, Vicky Q Feb 7, 2012 4:49 PM in response to Vicky Q Level 1 (0 Hold down that key as you press the F4 key, and it should work as you expect. Charley10 Sep 2014, 10:28 The key for enabling the function keys may also be labled "F Lock" (Microsoft ergonomic keyboard). It unlocked the special function keys and returned them to normal use.Thanks again!