Option key


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Option key

On Apple keyboards, a modifier key that is pressed with a letter or digit key to command the computer. For example, holding down the Option key and pressing left or right arrow moves the cursor to the previous or next word. Option is also used to enter copyright, trademark, math and other special symbols as well as accented letters for non-English alphabets. See Command key and Control key.


Mac Modifiers
The Option, Control and Command keys (Apple key) are the three modifier keys on Mac keyboards.
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Another common reaction of the option key is to feather or float along the LOS, enabling him to cover both the QB and pitchman.
After the full-second pause, the QB snaps his head toward the option key and pushes off with the inside of his left foot (Step 2) and then leads with his right foot (Step 3) at a 15-degree angle toward the option area at full speed.
As the QB moves to the option area, he must control his body enough to decelerate his speed upon approaching a point approximately two and a half to three yards from the option key.
He does this by lowering his center of gravity, keeping his head up, chopping his stride (short quick steps) and maintaining eye contact with the option key until ready to pitch the ball.
It offers the user 24 programmable option keys, which can be programmed for Automatic Caller Display functions or simply as autodial keys.
Until August 31st, customers can purchase an 8-, 20- or 40-port standalone MAXserver access server with 4 MB memory and automatically receive a CD-ROM kit containing access server software and documentation, a Series 2 flash card and XRemote, IPX printing and TN3270 option keys.
MAXserver 1608 including one 8-port access server with 4 MB memory and XRemote, IPX printing and TN3270 option keys for eight users is available today for $2,599, compared to U.
As the restart proceeds, press the Command and Option keys until you're asked if you want the Desktop file rebuilt, click OK.
While rebooting, hold down the command and option keys simultaneously.
Managers have SelecSet 400s, with two-line 40-character liquid crystal display, 24 programmable option keys, and six "soft" keys to send pre-programmed messages.
Command and Option keys, helping Mac users to feel right at home.
For example, customers can re-organize the main menu and change the option keys in order to access the most commonly used functions.