Scroll Lock


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Scroll Lock

On PC keyboards, a key used to toggle between a scrolling and non-scrolling mode. When on, the Arrow keys scroll the screen regardless of the current cursor location. This key is rarely used for its intended purpose, if at all. See PC keyboard.
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In order to eliminate a possible moisture leak path through the scroll wheel, the mouse replaces the scroll wheel with sealed scroll lock buttons that enable fast page navigation.
What does the Scroll Lock button on the keyboard do?
YOUR keyboard will no doubt have small lights to indicate if your caps, num and scroll lock keys are on or off.
Even if you have a two-button mouse, you can duplicate Cool Mouse's functions by pressing the Scroll Lock key and the right-hand button simultaneously.
The keyboard control panel allows users to turn off the Caps Lock keys as well as the Num Lock and Scroll Lock keys.
Plus, an LCD dashboard gives you at-a-glance status for Caps Lock, Scroll Lock, Num Lock and battery life.
In fact, it also will alert you if you mistakenly (or purposely) engage the Num Lock or Scroll Lock key.
Caps Lock, Num Lock, and Scroll Lock are all keys that toggle on until pressed a second time.
Windows XP support -- Supports Windows shortcut keys and F1-F12 keys, as well as number lock, print screen, insert, scroll lock and pause.