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I hate pressing the Fn key each time I need one of the F1, F8, F9 keys.

Is there a way to have it pre-selected when I am programming?

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In System Preferences » Keyboard, select the option "Use all F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys".

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cool, so when I want the other keys, I use the fn key then right? perfecto! – user27449 Mar 28 '12 at 20:54
Exactly, it turns the functionality around. – slhck Mar 28 '12 at 21:05

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