Definitions

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  • n. A key on a standard extended keyboard, originally causing the arrow keys to scroll a window rather than moving a cursor, now sometimes used for other purposes.

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Examples

  • Lenovo eliminated the little-used SysReq, Scroll Lock and Pause keys.

    Lenovo Rethinks Design and Price of the ThinkPad

  • The One Key lived alone on the upper right corner of the keyboard, well past Print Screen and Scroll Lock and Pause/Break… past the tiny blue lights indicating that Num Lock or Caps Lock or Scroll Lock again were engaged… an ordinary key, no different from any other, except for being without a letter, a number, or—as far as Martin could discern—any obvious purpose.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • PgDn, PrntScrn, Scroll Lock, Pause, Sysreq and ... all middle-button activity, including the mouse pan and don't use getint but grread instead ... include a check to see if viewctr has changed

    All Discussion Groups: Message List - root

  • The low-profile keyboard gets Logitech Incurve keys and a cushioned palm rest for all kinds of comfort claims, while the LCD dashboard offers "at-a-glance status" for Caps Lock, Scroll Lock, Num Lock and battery life.

    Pocket-lint

  • Plus, an LCD dashboard gives you at-a-glance status for Caps Lock, Scroll Lock, Num Lock and battery life.

    HotHardware.com News Rss Feed

  • The keyboard LEDs (Caps Lock, Scroll Lock and Num Lock) reflect the status of the computer being controlled

    Netvouz - new bookmarks

  • But when I am trying to see Analog TV my pc freeze after a while and the Caps Lock and Scroll Lock leds at keyboard flash on and off.

    Ubuntu Forums

  • I saw nothing, but my Caps Lock and Scroll Lock lights were on.

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • Some nonessential buttons have been removed from the keyboard layout - such as Pause/Break, Scroll Lock and SysRq - which leaves more room for the rest of the keys.

    PC Advisor News

  • The missing five keys are Print Screen, Scroll Lock, Pause Break and the right side Ctrl and Windows keys.

    TechNewsWorld

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