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Unread 28-08-2007, 12:53 PM   #1
The Gob
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why are my keyboard letters typing different symbols

6 of my alphabet are either typing numbers or symbols ?anyone know why or can
help ???
 
Unread 28-08-2007, 12:53 PM   #2
Paul Ballou
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Re: why are my keyboard letters typing different symbols

Are you using a laptop?

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"The Gob" <The Gob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>6 of my alphabet are either typing numbers or symbols ?anyone know why or
>can
> help ???


 
Unread 28-08-2007, 12:53 PM   #3
Graham Mayor
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Re: why are my keyboard letters typing different symbols

Or is your keyboard language configuration the correct one for the keyboard
you are actually using?

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Paul Ballou wrote:
> Are you using a laptop?
>
>
> "The Gob" <The Gob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:C7694B97-94CF-490E-81D5-04C1240F925B@microsoft.com...
>> 6 of my alphabet are either typing numbers or symbols ?anyone know
>> why or can
>> help ???



 
Unread 28-08-2007, 12:54 PM   #4
The Gob
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Re: why are my keyboard letters typing different symbols

Yes I am, iwas using the laptop only 1/2 hour before & it was working
perfectly i hadnt changed any configurations

"Paul Ballou" wrote:

> Are you using a laptop?
>
> --
> Paul Ballou
> MVP Office
> http://office.microsoft.com/home
> http://homepage.mac.com/paulballou/
> http://www.ballousgiftshop.com
>
>
> "The Gob" <The Gob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:C7694B97-94CF-490E-81D5-04C1240F925B@microsoft.com...
> >6 of my alphabet are either typing numbers or symbols ?anyone know why or
> >can
> > help ???

>

 
Unread 28-08-2007, 12:54 PM   #5
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Re: why are my keyboard letters typing different symbols

It sounds like you've accidentally engaged the numlock & activated the
numeric keypad. Exactly where it is depends somewhat on the laptop you have,
but once you locate it just press it to disengage the numlock. You should
also see an LED on the keyboard console above the keyboard that lights up
when the numlock is on.

HTH |:>)
Bob Jones
[MVP] Office:Mac



On 8/11/07 6:48 PM, in article
5933C6AC-99C0-4FA1-8DE1-6B6DF0EC66E7@microsoft.com, "The Gob"
<TheGob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

> Yes I am, iwas using the laptop only 1/2 hour before & it was working
> perfectly i hadnt changed any configurations
>
> "Paul Ballou" wrote:
>
>> Are you using a laptop?
>>
>> --
>> Paul Ballou
>> MVP Office
>> http://office.microsoft.com/home
>> http://homepage.mac.com/paulballou/
>> http://www.ballousgiftshop.com
>>
>>
>> "The Gob" <The Gob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:C7694B97-94CF-490E-81D5-04C1240F925B@microsoft.com...
>>> 6 of my alphabet are either typing numbers or symbols ?anyone know why or
>>> can
>>> help ???

>>


 
Unread 28-08-2007, 12:54 PM   #6
The Gob
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Re: why are my keyboard letters typing different symbols

Hi
The caps lock is not on the only letters affected are ijklmopu, whereby they
either type numbers or symbols??? which i find bizarre, i have to use our
main computor to type this

"CyberTaz" wrote:

> It sounds like you've accidentally engaged the numlock & activated the
> numeric keypad. Exactly where it is depends somewhat on the laptop you have,
> but once you locate it just press it to disengage the numlock. You should
> also see an LED on the keyboard console above the keyboard that lights up
> when the numlock is on.
>
> HTH |:>)
> Bob Jones
> [MVP] Office:Mac
>
>
>
> On 8/11/07 6:48 PM, in article
> 5933C6AC-99C0-4FA1-8DE1-6B6DF0EC66E7@microsoft.com, "The Gob"
> <TheGob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> > Yes I am, iwas using the laptop only 1/2 hour before & it was working
> > perfectly i hadnt changed any configurations
> >
> > "Paul Ballou" wrote:
> >
> >> Are you using a laptop?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Paul Ballou
> >> MVP Office
> >> http://office.microsoft.com/home
> >> http://homepage.mac.com/paulballou/
> >> http://www.ballousgiftshop.com
> >>
> >>
> >> "The Gob" <The Gob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news:C7694B97-94CF-490E-81D5-04C1240F925B@microsoft.com...
> >>> 6 of my alphabet are either typing numbers or symbols ?anyone know why or
> >>> can
> >>> help ???
> >>

>
>

 
Unread 28-08-2007, 12:54 PM   #7
The Gob
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Re: why are my keyboard letters typing different symbols

Hi Cybertaz, never knew about numbers lock this has now resolved problem
thanks very much, thanks to others who also helped

"The Gob" wrote:

> Hi
> The caps lock is not on the only letters affected are ijklmopu, whereby they
> either type numbers or symbols??? which i find bizarre, i have to use our
> main computor to type this
>
> "CyberTaz" wrote:
>
> > It sounds like you've accidentally engaged the numlock & activated the
> > numeric keypad. Exactly where it is depends somewhat on the laptop you have,
> > but once you locate it just press it to disengage the numlock. You should
> > also see an LED on the keyboard console above the keyboard that lights up
> > when the numlock is on.
> >
> > HTH |:>)
> > Bob Jones
> > [MVP] Office:Mac
> >
> >
> >
> > On 8/11/07 6:48 PM, in article
> > 5933C6AC-99C0-4FA1-8DE1-6B6DF0EC66E7@microsoft.com, "The Gob"
> > <TheGob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Yes I am, iwas using the laptop only 1/2 hour before & it was working
> > > perfectly i hadnt changed any configurations
> > >
> > > "Paul Ballou" wrote:
> > >
> > >> Are you using a laptop?
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> Paul Ballou
> > >> MVP Office
> > >> http://office.microsoft.com/home
> > >> http://homepage.mac.com/paulballou/
> > >> http://www.ballousgiftshop.com
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> "The Gob" <The Gob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > >> news:C7694B97-94CF-490E-81D5-04C1240F925B@microsoft.com...
> > >>> 6 of my alphabet are either typing numbers or symbols ?anyone know why or
> > >>> can
> > >>> help ???
> > >>

> >
> >

 
Unread 28-08-2007, 12:55 PM   #8
Graham Mayor
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Re: why are my keyboard letters typing different symbols

Not the Caps lock! The Numlock! The keys you quote are those commonly used
as the numeric keypad keys on laptops that don't have an extended keyboard
ie most of them! Press the Fn key and the Numlock key to turn it off (both
are usually overprinted on shared keys.

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Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org
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The Gob wrote:
> Hi
> The caps lock is not on the only letters affected are ijklmopu,
> whereby they either type numbers or symbols??? which i find bizarre,
> i have to use our main computor to type this
>
> "CyberTaz" wrote:
>
>> It sounds like you've accidentally engaged the numlock & activated
>> the numeric keypad. Exactly where it is depends somewhat on the
>> laptop you have, but once you locate it just press it to disengage
>> the numlock. You should also see an LED on the keyboard console
>> above the keyboard that lights up when the numlock is on.
>>
>> HTH |:>)
>> Bob Jones
>> [MVP] Office:Mac
>>
>>
>>
>> On 8/11/07 6:48 PM, in article
>> 5933C6AC-99C0-4FA1-8DE1-6B6DF0EC66E7@microsoft.com, "The Gob"
>> <TheGob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Yes I am, iwas using the laptop only 1/2 hour before & it was
>>> working perfectly i hadnt changed any configurations
>>>
>>> "Paul Ballou" wrote:
>>>
>>>> Are you using a laptop?
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Paul Ballou
>>>> MVP Office
>>>> http://office.microsoft.com/home
>>>> http://homepage.mac.com/paulballou/
>>>> http://www.ballousgiftshop.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> "The Gob" <The Gob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:C7694B97-94CF-490E-81D5-04C1240F925B@microsoft.com...
>>>>> 6 of my alphabet are either typing numbers or symbols ?anyone
>>>>> know why or can
>>>>> help ???



 
 

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