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Fri Jan 11, 2013, 01:44 PM

got a new iMac and the f10 function (where all open pages are displayed like a grid)

is not there.

It is driving me crazy.

Yes, I went into System preferences. And mission control...

Please tell me there's a way. Please help me.

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Reply got a new iMac and the f10 function (where all open pages are displayed like a grid) (Original post)
LaydeeBug Jan 2013 OP
onehandle Jan 2013 #1
Voice for Peace Jan 2013 #2
LaydeeBug Jan 2013 #3
Voice for Peace Jan 2013 #10
Hissyspit Jan 2013 #4
Sherman A1 Jan 2013 #5
LaydeeBug Jan 2013 #7
NYC_SKP Jan 2013 #6
LaydeeBug Jan 2013 #8
cbayer Jan 2013 #9
LaydeeBug Jan 2013 #15
romana Jan 2013 #11
LaydeeBug Jan 2013 #16
NYC_SKP Jan 2013 #12
LaydeeBug Jan 2013 #13
NYC_SKP Jan 2013 #17
LaydeeBug Jan 2013 #18
LaydeeBug Jan 2013 #14
LaydeeBug Jan 2013 #19
NYC_SKP Jan 2013 #20
buzzroller May 2013 #21

Response to LaydeeBug (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 02:01 PM

1. I'm on my crappy Snow Leopard driven Mac at work.

Brought in my Mountain Lion MacBook Pro yesterday, not today.

Not sure if it's the same in ML, but did you try System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard Shortcuts

I can check for a solution at home after 5 eastern.

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Response to LaydeeBug (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 02:17 PM

2. I don't know. try f9, or f11

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Response to Voice for Peace (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 03:08 PM

3. I did. None of them do it. I am lost.

I am just getting used to no google window...all url/google mix. THAT I will get used to.

THIS, on the other hand...THIS is a blow.

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Response to LaydeeBug (Reply #3)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 01:54 AM

10. you will adapt

luckily we are adaptable.. or I would be lost.

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Response to LaydeeBug (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 04:52 PM

4. You should be able able to turn on your 'hot corners'

in System Preferences, assign that function (Exposť?) and then just shove your cursor into that corner to make it happen. I can't give you detailed instructions because I'm on my iPhone in my car.

Do a search for Exposť.

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Response to LaydeeBug (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 04:54 PM

5. Try f5

Looking at my keyboard that appears to be where it is.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #5)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 06:47 PM

7. nothing with f5. nt

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Response to LaydeeBug (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 04:55 PM

6. There's a crazy gesture that I think works it on my unit at work...

But I don't know where it is in system preferences.

Check your system prefs > trackpad/mouse settings.

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Response to LaydeeBug (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 08:58 PM

8. so mission control says that it gives you an overview of all your windows...

still can't figure out how to get it to do that though.

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Response to LaydeeBug (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 09:06 PM

9. Are you talking about all the windows you have open in a particular browser?

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Response to cbayer (Reply #9)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 03:53 PM

15. yes. nt

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Response to LaydeeBug (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 09:36 AM

11. keyboard

Did you get the wireless keyboard with it? Try pressing the F3 button. There should also be an icon in your doc called Mission Control.

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Response to romana (Reply #11)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 03:53 PM

16. yes, it is the wireless keyboard that came with this mac. Hasn't been used more than two weeks. nt

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Response to LaydeeBug (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:40 AM

12. ----Hit the fn button (lower left of keyboard) and 9 at the same time (F9) to activate Exposť

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #12)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 03:50 PM

13. that just muted the sound. nt

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Response to LaydeeBug (Reply #13)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 04:33 PM

17. Now now... First Hold down the fn button, don't let it go...

And while you're holding it down go up to top row of buttons that have in *tiny* letters, F9 and F10, and push those to see what happens.

So, again, hold keep DOWN the fn button (keep it down), then press the F9 button.

If that doesn't do it hold DOWN the fn button (don't let go) then press the F10 button!

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #17)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 02:27 PM

18. now, now...it only mutes my sound (and f9 does nothing) button held or not. nt

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #12)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 03:52 PM

14. When I hit the f3 button to activate expose, absolutely nothing happens. nt

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #12)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 02:30 PM

19. when I press command and the number one key, it takes me to amazon.com. not kidding.

No windows arranged alphabetically, just another tab opens and it's amazon.com

Well played amazon.com. Well played.

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Response to LaydeeBug (Reply #19)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 06:55 PM

20. There must be an Amazon purchase in your future.

And you don't even know it!

If it's a scarf for CreekDog, make it a muted grey with blue stripes!



Seriously though, if you have a button with "fn" on it, and you hold it down while hitting top row "9" button, it should give you Expose, or whatever it's called.

Any other action means, I think, that your settings differ from the default and you'll have to go into the settings department.

Have you tried Apple Genius tech support or any of the Apple Discussion boards?

Check this thread: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=233737

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