Optionkey always returns "up"
Thomas McGrath III
3mcgrath at adelphia.net
Wed Mar 31 07:58:16 CST 2004
True about the log out. But now I always check for food first.
I do check connections as well (this is the easiest to check) and then
restart to make sure all drivers reload.
On Mar 31, 2004, at 8:53 AM, David Squance wrote:
> If logging out to the finder solved the problem, it's not likely food.
> the other problem I've encountered, which was very strange. On one
> keyboard, the numberpad 6 would suddenly start returning a 1, though
> the 6
> in the row at the top was normal. Unplugging the keyboard and
> plugging it
> back in would fix it for awhile. I also had a similar USB thing with a
> mouse which returned only horizontal movement occasionally.
>> This happens a lot a an office here near me.
>> After months of trying to figure this out it turns out that they like
>> to eat lunch over the keyboard.
>> I'm not kidding.
>> I took the keyboard apart and there was a piece of dried fruit under
>> the option key.
>> It also happened to the space key a couple of times.
>> This may not be the same problem you are seeing but after that I
>> check for food first.
>> P.S. Even after this they still eat over the keyboard. Some people
>> not learn or change.
>> True story.
>> Also, I had an old desktop keyboard that the nine key liked to stick
>> from time to time but that would stick in the down position and not in
>> the up position. I replaced the key itself and it worked for awhile.
>> The only thing I've seen to stick in the up position was the food
>> On Mar 31, 2004, at 8:32 AM, Jan Decroos wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> It happens from time to time one of our users can't use "the
>>> optionKey" as a
>>> modifier anymore. It returns (after a while) always "up". We
>>> currently don't
>>> know what's the reason of this : is it Revolution, is it the Finder,
>>> is it
>>> AppleShare, is it a kernel extension, ... ??
>>> The user has to logout (in the Finder) to have the optionKey
>>> Quitting the application isn't enough.
>>> Has anyone the same expierence ?
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Thomas J. McGrath III
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