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If you are using a Macintosh that does not have an extended keyboard (such as a Macintosh PowerBook), you cannot use a key combination to change the Scroll Lock state. This article describes how to change this setting without using a key combination.
The information for the Scroll Lock state is stored in the Microsoft Excel Settings file.
How to Change the Scroll Lock State Without Using a Key CombinationTo change the Scroll Lock state, use any of the following methods.
Method 1Press SHIFT+F14 to try to toggle the scroll lock state.
Method 2: Remove Your Microsoft Excel Settings FileDrag the Microsoft Excel Settings file to the trash. Although this method is easy, it causes all of your current Microsoft Excel settings to be lost.
Method 3: Attach an Extended Keyboard to Your Macintosh
Method 4: Copy Your Settings File to a Macintosh That Has an Extended Keyboard
Article ID: 118467 - Last Review: January 19, 2007 - Revision: 1.1
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