function key

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function key

n.
One of a set of keys on a computer keyboard that execute a function within a given application and are usually numbered 1 through 12.

function key

n
(Computer Science) computing a key on the keyboard of a microcomputer, etc. that gives special commands to the computer

func′tion key`


n.
a key on a computer keyboard used alone or with other keys for operations.
Translations

function key

n (Comput) → tasto di funzioni
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If you get lost searching for it, hit the F1 key, which brings up the "help'' menu and you can type in your search terms.
With the usual F1 key you can bring up a help menu that provides an instant reference to the keyboard shortcuts you can use in Proto.
The integration allows developers to easily locate the help content of a particular class, a type or a member by simply pressing F1 key within the Visual Studio designer.
Press the F1 key for OPERATIONAL, the F2 for TRAINING, and the F3 for EMULATOR.
Electronic manuals allow the operator to receive easy-to-understand information about the current function by pressing the F1 key on the keyboard.
context-specific help is provided for most dialogs and controls and can be called using the F1 key or by clicking the right mouse button.
I once grew so crazed during a botched round of Tetris--that serene game wherein geometric blocks drift from the sky--that I actually tore the F1 key off my keyboard.
If you're not, click on Help in the tool bar or press the F1 key to call up the help screen and type in "cell references.