08-12-2012 03:25 PM - edited 08-12-2012 03:46 PM
On they old keyboard, there was a dedicated green indicatory light on the key itself, which is missing on the keyboard. Now, I realize that the new keyboard affects all thinkpads alike, but the reason I'm posting this here is because my Thinkpad Edge (E530) has a dedicated numpad, thereby making me use the numlock much more often
I am aware of the often-suggested windows 7 software-sided fix: screen resolution > advanced settings > on screen display
However, the issue with this is that is that it groups the caps lock and numlock together. What if I want the numlock to be default on and NOT shown on-screen, but still wanted to be reminded on-screen if I [accidentally] have the caps lock on?
Is there a solution to this or is this another problem that Lenovo overlooked when upgrading the keyboard?
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08-13-2012 08:31 AM
The only solutions is what you have said is the windows 7 and going into the on screen display and picking which of the two options works for you. It's unfortunate that with the removal of the light indicator for the caps lock and num lock have had a negative effect on your use of a thinkpad laptop. I wish there was more we could do, if you have any other questions please feel free to come back to the forums we are more then willing to help.
08-13-2012 09:51 AM
The only solution I could offer would be to check online for 3rd party software, I did a quick Google search for "caps lock indicator software" and found quite a few programs that offer on screen reminders. I can't say which works best or even if that's an acceptable solution to you, only that it's the only work-around I can think of.
05-11-2013 03:56 PM - edited 05-11-2013 08:45 PM
Is Lenovo planning on going back to the, much more accessible, in key indicator? The on screen one is really horrible especially for CAD workers like me who have to switch between the two modes frequently.
05-11-2013 08:27 PM