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Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2010 9:04 AM (in response to OzziesMAC)O.K. it seems that I am also missing the "END" key.
It appears that my UP arrow and DOWN arrows provide the same feature as "Home" and "End". Did Apple in the past have a "HOME" and "END" key, or is my laptop keyboard different from a full size keyboard on a Mac?iMac 27", Mac OS X (10.6.3), 2.8Ghz Intel Quad Core i7 / 8GB / 1TB
Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2010 9:15 AM (in response to OzziesMAC)It's not your imagination. The full size keyboard does indeed have Home and End keys.
Mac laptops (and the standard wired & wireless aluminum keyboards) don't have all the keys that the full keyboard has; hence, some functions are assigned to other keys, as you have found.
In the current lineup, only the optional keyboards have discrete Home & End keys. (Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad and the Keyboard for Final Cut Studio)24" iMac 3.06GHz/4GB/1TB, Mac OS X (10.6.2), 15" MBP 2.66GHz, 20" iMacG5 2GHz, 6TB offline storage
Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2010 9:18 AM (in response to OzziesMAC)As Martin said, smaller keyboards often don't have Home or End keys. The generally accepted shortcut that works with most programs is Fn-Left for Home, and Fn-Right for End.Macbook Aluminum 13'' (2.4GHz, 4GB RAM), Mac OS X (10.6.4), FCE 4.0.1 - WD External (2TB RAID1) - Canon VIXIA HG21 (AVCHD)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2010 9:28 AM (in response to skalicki)Fn-Left for Home, and Fn-Right for End seems to do the trick, since the up and down arrow only goes to the previous or next rather than home and end.
ThanksiMac 27", Mac OS X (10.6.3), 2.8Ghz Intel Quad Core i7 / 8GB / 1TB