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HT3399: Mac OS X: How to change the behavior of function keys

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HT3399 keyboard shortcut to change function key behavior

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Jan 23, 2013 2:56 PM

I frequently switch between windows and os x on my mac via parallels. On the mac I want the function keys to work as standard (volume, brightness, etc) but in windows I want them to work as the windows standard (F1-F12).


Right now I have to manually go into system settings to change the behavior manually (so that I don't have to constantly use the fn key, which seems to mess up certain keyboard shortcuts). Is there an existing, (or way to make a new) keyboard shortcut specifically to change this behavior? (ie. hit, alt+command+F to switch function keys between windows and mac standards)


Thank you all for your help




(MacBook Pro, late 2011, osx 10.8.2)

MacBook Pro (15-inch Late 2011), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)


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