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The top row of the MS Surface Type keyboard mostly consists of special keys for increasing volume, searching, accessing settings, etc. But if you hold the "Fn" key, then that row becomes the standard function keys (F1 - F12). I'd like remap the keys so that without "Fn" pressed, it is the standard F# keys, and with the "Fn" press, it is the special key. So basically flip what the key is for "Fn pressed" vs. "Fn not pressed".

What is the easiest way for me to accomplish this?

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Press Fn + Caps

This will toggle the Fn key so that F-keys are the default.

You may need to install/update the "Trackpad Settings" app and install all your Windows Updates -- I think this keyboard shortcut may have came in a recent update.

Also, I beleive this fix currently only works with Surface Pro + Type Cover. Please post a comment if you can confirm it works on others combos (RT, Touch Cover)...

Enjoy! :D

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If you Press Fn+Caps keys the same time, you would be able to toggle the lock on the function keys.

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