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Does Scroll Lock do anything important?

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2 years ago#1
My escape key stopped working. So I decided to remap the scroll lock key to be my escape key, because it was the one key I have never used in my life.

Does it do anything?
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2 years ago#2
I am just realizing that my keyboard does not have a light signifying if it is on or not, as well as num lock.

2 years ago#3
It's supposed to lock scrolling functions.

Realistically though it's not used for anything anymore.
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2 years ago#4
It is indeed a dead key. A large number of laptops are neglecting to even include it these days, mine included.

One of my keyboards also does not have a light for num lock, and it is extremely irritating.
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2 years ago#5
ive only ever used it in excel
when its off you can use the arrow keys to move to the surrounding cells and when its only it scrolls the page
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