Adjusting Input Device preferences


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Adjusting Input Device preferences

Although it's possible with the help of third-party software to control your Mac with your voice, most of us still rely on a physical device to command our Macs and that would be a keyboard, mouse, or trackpad. We'd look at configuring those system preferences now. We are going to start with keyboard. Now Apple has packed a lot of functionality into this single system preference. At the very top you have Key Repeat. This slider indicates how quickly a key will repeat when you press and hold on it.

So if you press and hold on the X key, how quickly you get multiple access. If you have kind of slow fingers, the idea is you want to move this slider down to Slow and then it won't repeat nearly so quickly. Delay Until Repeat. Similar idea, how long is the delay until the keys starts repeating. Now there's the option for using the F keys. Let's take a look at what F keys are. F keys are this row here at the very top of the keyboard, starting with F1 and on this keyboard going t...

Adjusting Input Device preferences
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Adjusting Input Device preferences provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

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Business
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Mac OS X
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