Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Jan 2010 11:37 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems It's funny how while software changes so fast, and many hardware components evolve at ridiculously fast paces (processors, memory, hard drives), the keyboard has remained largely unchanged over the years - until recently, that is. Even Lenovo has now buckled under the pressure, switching to a chiclet-style keyboard for ThinkPads - while also removing the SysReq key.
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RE: Insert key?
by phoenix on Thu 14th Jan 2010 17:09 UTC in reply to "Insert key?"
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2005-07-11

Talking about obscure keys… does anyone actually ever use the Insert key? Does it have any use other than switching to overtype input mode (which I wonder under what situation one would want to use)


Yes. Shift+Insert (paste) works at the command-line, whereas CTRL+V doesn't. ;)

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