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 What is the purpose of having scroll lock on the keyboard?

Answer The Scroll Lock key is a remnant from the original IBM PC keyboard. In the original design, Scroll Lock was intended to modify the behaviour of the arrow keys. When the scroll lock mode was on, the... Read More »
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What does the 'Scroll Lock' key on a PC keyboard do?

The scroll lock key was meant to lock all scrolling techniques, and is a remnant from the original IBM PC keyboard, though it is not used by most modern-day software. In the original design, scroll... Read More »
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What does "Scroll Lock" and "Num Lock" do?

So, having numberlock on, it alows you to actually use the number pad on the keyboard the opposite of that the first answerer said.And scroll lock. it doesn't do much anymore.according to wikipedia... Read More »
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What does the scroll lock key on a computer actually do?

What is the purpose of a keyboard?

The purpose of a keyboard is to interface with the computer, inputting information into its files and interacting with information from its files and applications. The keyboard interface can be sup... Read More »
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