special function key


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial.

special function key

A keyboard key that is used to perform functions such as launching a specific application, opening a folder or playing music or videos. Special function keys are added to many keyboards to provide shortcuts for widely used tasks. See function key.


Special Functions
This Microsoft keyboard includes more than a dozen special function keys. The five silver keys are used to launch applications, while keys such as My Documents and My Pictures open the respective folders.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Special function keys, including energy-saving instant sleep key, and media controls: volume up, volume down, mute, stop, play/pause, next track and previous track
The custom development was necessary to make WISE fully functional on the iPad, including support for the iPad's touch screen, and support for WISE's special function keys and searchable fields.
We could not miss the presence of dual SIM switching special function keys placed one above the other, just beside the navigation control dial.

Full browser ?