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I have a notebook with no Scroll Lock key (or any shortcut using the 'Fn' key).

Somehow Excel 2010 got the Scroll Lock on. I see it left down in the status bar and now I can't navigate through cells using the arrow keys, which is pretty annoying. It wasn't turned on some hours ago, so I think I must have hit some Scroll Lock toggle shortcut in Excel 2010 by mistake.

Anyone knows what hot to turn off Scroll Lock in Excel (shortcut or menu option)?

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I also triggered a scroll look somehow. I was pressing the tab key a bunch or something, was hoping there was an actual shortcut. –  DJStroky Dec 5 '14 at 20:32

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From this link which refers to the Excel help file:

"If your keyboard does not have a Scroll Lock key, on your computer, got to Start, All Programs, Accessories, Ease of Access, and then click On-Screen Keyboard. When the on-screen keyboard appears on your screen, click the slk button."

There is a picture of this process at the link.

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Ugh. So nobody knows how this got toggled on? I get that it can be fixed with the OSK, but somehow it keeps turning on, I would imagine that repeating that action would disable it. –  Dan Robson Feb 23 at 15:48

Go to Control Panel >> Mouse >> Wheel, and click option button: "Use Microsoft Office 97 Scrolling Emulation Only". This worked for me.

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Scroll Lock option for the Lenovo L 440 Thinkpad can be enabled by using Fn+K to toggle.

Virtual Keypad option as suggested above OSK also works.

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If you are a Lenovo ThinkPad user, use Fn + C to toggle Scroll lock. Otherwise you can always use on screen keyboard ! I used to solve this by using On-Screen Keyboard !

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