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Old 05-29-2004, 12:30 PM   #1
aweir14150
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Unhappy Major problems with the keyboard! Microsoft keyboard is not compatable?.


when ever I am typing something sometimes I make a mistake and I try to hit the backspace buton and nothing hapens. Then I try to hit the left arow, and the cursor does not move. I have to pres the back space key about 3 or 4 times to get it to move back one space.

this is so frustrating! I canot move backwards in the text.I have to highlight the text and THEN hit the backspace key, why?
I am using a Microsoft Internet Keyboard. Do I have to use a generic keyboard
 
Old 05-29-2004, 12:37 PM   #2
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I just figured it out. I had to go to Accessibility-->Keyboard and disable bounce keys.

Problem fixed. I still would like to know how to adjust the repeat rate.
 
Old 05-26-2006, 06:57 AM   #3
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Wink rate change is easy

I had the exact opposite problem as you were having: I was having twice as many letters show up as I was intending to type. While I dont know why anyone would want this setting on high, you can adjust the rate (at least in Mandriva 2006).

Go to your applications, then System - Configuration - KDE - Peripherals - Keyboard. From there you can change the rate and the delay of the keys, fixes both of our problems and I can still do this ssssssssssssssssssss.
 
  


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