F3 key on mac not working

I have actually macbook pro gained it last year and the f3 button which exposes the windows i have open is not working. When i press the button basicly nopoint happens no dimming of light no nopoint. I remember it taken place before a month or so back and i resolved it by complying with someone elses solution however currently i cant uncover wbelow i acquired that indevelopment from. I think i remember going right into terminal keying something and then after going to macintosh, library then choices however i cant remeember what to perform.

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If any body knows a solution that would be great. I have 3 windows open so its not a chase of having actually just 1 window open up it was functioning fine last night. likewise does anyone recognize what triggers it, my mac completely ran out of battery would that be why?

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Posted on Oct 11, 2011 2:36 AM


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You have the right to perform this by entering killall Dock in a command also window. Mission control will certainly immediately rebegin. Sometimes this fixes the difficulty.


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Oct 11, 2011 6:11 AM in response to pshaw13 In response to pshaw13


Choose classiccomputers.info menu > System Preferrals, and then click Keyboard.

Check whether the “Use all F1, F2, etc. tricks as typical feature keys” checkbox is checked.

If it is check, unexamine it.

A power-outing deserve to indeed be the situation that such a setting is recollection.

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Choose classiccomputers.info menu > System Preferrals, and also then click Keyboard.

Check whether the “Use all F1, F2, and so on secrets as conventional function keys” checkbox is checked.

If it is examine, uninspect it.

A power-outing deserve to indeed be the instance that such a setting is recollection.

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Dec 15, 2014 11:07 AM in response to pshaw13 In response to pshaw13


I had this trouble. Try trying to find Mission Control in Spotlight. Once you carry out that pull it down to the dock. Open it. Go to an open up window. hit f3. It have to occupational then.


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You have the right to execute this by entering killall Dock in a command window. Mission control will certainly instantly rebegin. Sometimes this fixes the difficulty.

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Worked preferred a cdamage.


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That is so awesome! I experienced this on the community, did it and operated like a charm!