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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So, for example, if the "Scroll Lock" or "Caps Lock" key is pressed, the teensy could send the commands to copy all the data from a certain directory.
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Missing in action are the numeric pad on a standard keyboard and seldom-used commands such as "print screen," "pause," "break," "scroll lock," "numlock," and left and right brackets.
YOUR keyboard will no doubt have small lights to indicate if your caps, num and scroll lock keys are on or off.