Steve Cutter

Backlight and Scroll Lock conflict

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I am so glad there is an option to turn the light on and off.  Who ever turns the light off other than to use excel?  This is so stupid. I am glad i got this Devastator 2 as for my second PC after getting the MasterLite Keys and mouse combo which is way better in every way.  I wonder if the devastator 3 is fixed, not that i would buy it.

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No wonder this trash product was on sale.  Trash.  I'll never buy another cheap crap coolermaster product again and I'm posting it all over facebook.  Idiots

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On 3/12/2016 at 2:22 PM, Steve Cutter said:

I have a CMStorm Devastator keyboard with blue backlight. I am a big user of 'Excel'. However, when you put the keyboard 'Backlight' on using the 'Scroll Lock' key, it applies the 'Scroll Lock' to 'Excel' and I can't 'Arrow' between cells.....I have to turn 'Scroll Lock' off to use 'Excel', but then I can't see the keyboard as it turns the 'Backlight' off. .....Arghhhhh!!!.......

I have downloaded 'Sharp Keys' to remap the 'Scroll Lock' key elsewhere....but then I lose the 'Backlight' altogether. This must be a common problem.....How do I manage to get the 'Backlight' on without applying the 'Scroll Lock' ?

It is possible to move around cells in Excel with a combination of SHIFT, TAB and ENTER to move Up, Down, Left or Right

 

UP = SHIFT + ENTER

DOWN = ENTER

LEFT = SHIFT + TAB

RIGHT = TAB

 

It is frustrating that there is no alternative other than modifying the keyboard, but this is the most simple solution I can offer

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