Using the Keyboard and Touchpad. Dell XPS PP28L, PP28L, XPS M1530, RU335

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Using the Keyboard and Touchpad

Numeric Keypad

The numeric keypad functions like the numeric keypad on an external keyboard.

• To enable the keypad, press <Num Lk>. The

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light indicates that the keypad is active.

• To disable the keypad, press <Num Lk> again.

Key Combinations

System Functions

<Ctrl><Shift><Esc>

Display Functions

<Fn><F8>

Opens the Task Manager window.

<Fn> and up-arrow key

<Fn> and down-arrow key

Displays icons representing all currently available display options (display only, external monitor or projector only, both display and projector, etc).

Highlight the desired icon to switch the display to that option.

Increases brightness on the integrated display only (not on an external monitor).

Decreases brightness on the integrated display only (not on an external monitor).

Battery

<Fn><F3> Displays the Dell™ QuickSet Battery Meter (see

"Dell QuickSet Battery Meter" on page 44).

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Power Management

<Fn><Esc> Activates a power management mode. You can reprogram this keyboard shortcut to activate a different power management mode using the

Advanced tab in the Power Options

Properties window (see "Configuring Power

Management Settings" on page 46).

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Logo Key Functions

Windows logo key and <m>

Windows logo key and

<Shift><m>

Minimizes all open windows.

Restores all minimized windows. This key combination functions as a toggle to restore minimized windows following the use of the

Windows logo key and <m> combination.

Windows logo key and <e>

Windows logo key and <r>

Starts Windows Explorer.

Opens the Run dialog box.

Windows logo key and <f> Opens the Search Results dialog box.

Windows logo key and <Ctrl><f> Opens the Search Results-Computer dialog box

(if the computer is connected to a network).

Windows logo key and <Pause>

Windows logo key and <Tab>

Opens the System Properties dialog box.

3D Windows Flip on Windows Vista

Dell™ QuickSet Key Combinations

If Dell QuickSet is installed, you can use other shortcut keys for functions such as the Battery Meter or activating power management modes. For more information about Dell QuickSet key combinations, right-click the QuickSet icon in the notification area, and then click Help.

Adjusting Keyboard Settings

To adjust keyboard operation, such as the character repeat rate:

1 Click Start , and then click Control Panel.

2 Click Hardware and Sound.

3 Click Keyboard.

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Touch Pad

The touch pad detects the pressure and movement of your finger to allow you to move the cursor on the display. Use the touch pad and touch pad buttons as you would use a mouse.

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1 touch pad 2 silk screen depicting scrolling capabilities

• To move the cursor, lightly slide your finger over the touch pad.

• To select an object, lightly tap once on the surface of the touch pad or use your thumb to press the left touch pad button.

• To select and move (or drag) an object, position the cursor on the object and tap twice on the touch pad. On the second tap, leave your finger on the touch pad and move the selected object by sliding your finger over the surface.

• To double-click an object, position the cursor on the object and tap twice on the touch pad or use your thumb to press the left touch pad button twice.

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Customizing the Touch Pad

You can use the Mouse Properties window to disable the touch pad or adjust the touch pad settings.

1 Click Start , and then click Control Panel.

2 Click Hardware and Sound.

3 Click Mouse.

4 In the Mouse Properties window:

• Click the Device Select tab to disable the touch pad.

• Click the Touch Pad tab to adjust touch pad settings.

5 Click OK to save the settings and close the window.

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Key Features

  • Intel® Core™2 Duo T9300 2.5 GHz
  • 39.1 cm (15.4") 1280 x 800 pixels 16:10
  • 4 GB DDR2-SDRAM 667 MHz 2 x 2 GB
  • 320 GB
  • NVIDIA GeForce Go 8600M GT
  • Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
  • 90 W
  • Windows Vista Home Premium

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