The Type/Touch cover keyboard coming with the Surface Pro/RT lack a row of independent function keys (F1 to F12), as well as on my computer’s standard keyboard. How can I map the F1 – F12 function keys? I really need to use the function keys.
You need to use the Fn keys toggling the top row of keys on Type Cover to perform the followingFunction keys:
Fn + Mute: F1. Open the Microsoft Windows help and support center.
Fn + Volume Down: F2. Highlight icon, file, or folder to rename it.
Fn + Volume Up: F3. Open a search feature for programs.
Fn + Play/Pause: F4. Open the address bar in Windows Explorer and IE.
Fn + Search: F5. Refresh or reload the web page within Internet browser.
Fn + Connect: F6. Move the cursor to the Address bar.
Fn + Devices: F7. Make a spell check in MS Office document.
Fn + Settings: F8
Fn + Home: F9
Fn + End: F10. Activates the menu bar of opening application.
Fn + Page Up: F11. Full-screen mode.
Fn + Page Down: F12. “Save as” window in Microsoft Word.
Fn + Up arrow: Page up
Fn + Down arrow: Page Down
Fn + Left arrow: Home
Fn + Right arrow: End