speakup and a USB numeric keypad
chuckh at ftml.net
Wed Oct 19 06:53:35 EDT 2011
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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