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Why on earth would I want Num Lock *ever* to be on? There's already a perfectly good set of numbers, right above where the letters are, so *why* would I want to use the cursor control keypad for typing numbers? I need those keys for their original intended purpose. (No, don't talk to me about the duplicate keys that were added for the 101-key layout; they're arranged very badly, so that you can't reach both the arrows and pgup/pgdn/home/end without moving your hand; on the keypad, you can do it all.)

Since Num Lock wasn't an option, I voted for Caps Lock, although it's really quite a bit more useful since there is usually an option to treat it as another Ctrl key, which gives you one that's slightly easier to reach.


In reply to The most useless key on my keyboard is Num Lock by jonadab
in thread The most useless key on my keyboard is: by davido

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