speakup and a USB numeric keypad

Chuck Hallenbeck chuckh at ftml.net
Wed Oct 19 06:53:35 EDT 2011

Hi Steve,

Steve Holmes <steve at holmesgrown.com> wrote:

> I did have problems however.  The problem I had was that the insert
> key would not act as a normal insert modifier.  Apparently, this
> particular keyboard was intended strictly to be for numeric kaying and
> the insert key on that pad was actually built as a tab key for the
> keyer to tab to the next field.  Thus I could never get the other keys
> on the pad to do anything but enter numbers!  It was a total bust for
> me.  I don't know how to address this issue with store help to be sure
> to pick the correct keyboard next time I look for one.  Not sure what
> to look for on any of the packaging.  I'm glad that can still be a
> possibility but at this point, I can't say what brands to either avoid
> or embrace.

That's interesting. I guess a little caution is advised then.
Thanks for this information.


Chuck in Hudson.

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