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Repurposing a USB Keyboard to be just a USB Numpad

I had an old keyboard lying around and it got me thinking. I was wondering how easy it would be to remove keys from it, leaving only some. For instance, only keeping the numerical pad in the keyboard ...
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Use mouse wheel with numpad using ahk? [duplicate]

I'm on a laptop without a mouse. This means I don't have the middle mouse button/wheel. I tried to use ahk to make my numpad act like a mouse wheel with the middle mouse button. Numpad8::WheelUp ...
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Windows 8.1 Numlock on logon

I know this has been asked before, but none of those answers work for me. I've got Windows 8.1 installed on my pc and my user password contains numbers. I'm used to use the numpad for typing numbers, ...
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Issue with Num Pad

I have a problem with my Num. Lock key on my Toshiba Satellite C650. In fact, when I start up my computer the Num. Lock. button works fine, I can use it to activate the num pad and I even can type my ...
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Disable Mint Cinnamon Keyboard Shortcut, Shift + Numpad != Numlock

I have just started using Linux Mint with Cinnamon Desktop Environment, but I have come accross an anoying feature that I can't find out how to remove. When the num lock is off, the right numpad acts ...
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Is it possible to make the Numpad 5 button work as the Numpad Down button while Num Lock is on?

I hope someone can help me out with this; I use a laptop and I like to play games a lot that are arrow key dependent. So after a while of using my laptop, I accidentally broke the Down Arrow key. So I ...
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Numeric keys on Apple keyboard

I have an Apple keyboard. I have numeric keys on the {'J', 'k','l','u','i'.'o'.'p','m' } keys. When I set Num Lock to off, it stops Num Lock for 2 seconds, and re-enables numeric keys. I tried ...
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Any way to simulate numpad input on MacBook Air 2011?

I'm, running a 747 simulator in VMware Fusion on a mid-2011 MacBook Air. It requires the use of the numpad (its very old) to enter numbers into the CDU. I have tried FN+keys on the right side of the ...
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How to input special characters w/o numpad?

How do I type special characters (Alt+0???) in Windows on a laptop without any kind of numeric keyboard (even not one accessed by FN)? Right now I am using the NT 4 charmap (the XP one sucks), but ...
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When I type a 2 it becomes a 3

Can anyone tell me why whenever I type a 2, even using the numeric keyboard, it comes out as a 3? If I type 28 and then delete the 8 it changes to a 3. It started in email and now it's in Excel as ...
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Is there anyway to activate numpad on MacBook Pro?

How do we activate the numeric keypad on a MacBook Pro? The Fn key doesn't seem to work. Neither does FnF6.
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In xterm the numpad 1 and 7 buttons does not work properly

I use VNC, open an xterm, and for example when I press "NumPad7", it completes "Home" command. Also "NumPad1" is mapped to "End". How to fix this? In fact there is a code for .cshrc that does the ...
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Never disable the numeric keypad under Windows 7

Is there any way to tell Windows 7 to never disable the numeric keypad? My keyboard is a Microsoft Comfort Curve.
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Changing numpad key function when numlock is off?

So I've got a new Acer notebook and the keyboard is laid out like this: I want to be able to change the left and right arrows of the numpad to volume down and up and the 5 key to mute but still be ...