Jan 29, 7: You've been kind and detailed to reply, however please note we were not looking for another Apple keyboard as a virtual keyboard but a Windows virtual keyboard so that one could choose the Print Scrn button and have it function as it does in Windows. There is nothing simpler than clicking the print screen button prints to clipboard then being able to paste directly into anything, Word, Outlook mail, etc. When I need to edit, crop, etc, I paste from the print scrn button to any image editor and all's well.
Feb 1, 7: Is this guy on the 15" MBP? If so that's good to know and may prompt me to go there next time. Pretty surprised no enterprising programmer hasn't created a full size Windows virtual keyboard for MBP though.
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Seems like it would be a very small project as projects go. Feb 2, 1: Most of the time, I run my laptop in clamshell mode connected to a full-size Apple keyboard. I often need those extra keys--and a keypad--immediately available for the kind of work that I do.
If you do want to customize an Apple compact keyboard in ways to make it more like Windows keyboards, have a look into freeware KeyRemap4MacBook works for more than MacBooks, by the way , http: It currently offers predefined keyboard customizing options and, if that's not enough, provides instructions that allow you to build your own.
Feb 2, 5: Great, thanks for that. I assigned the 3 keys to F10, then click the space bar after moving over the active window. I think this will probably be good enough for me. I do like the MBP a lot even though I haven't taken the time to really learn it, esp from a trouble-shooting point of view--I'd be completely lost!
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You can type with the virtual keyboard in any location on your screen: You can also move the virtual keyboard around as necessary to keep it out of the way.
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It will float on top of your other windows. I am unable to type the password for enabling the desktop screen on my Mac Pro as water seems to have seeped into the keyboard.
Can I somehow access the virtual keyboard? Unfortunately, there is no way to do this. The only way that I could think of was attaching a USB keyboard and then typing in the password, but that kind of defeats the purpose. Yes No.
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Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. By using this service, some information may be shared with YouTube. Tips You can close, minimize, or resize the onscreen keyboard like any other window. To reopen the onscreen keyboard after you close it, return to the Input icon on the menu bar and select Show Keyboard Viewer again.