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Windows 7: Using the delete key leaves a decimal point

31 Mar 2014   #1
AaLF

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Using the delete key leaves a decimal point

When I highlite a typo and delete it with the "DEL" key (over on the right with the calculator keys) it leaves behind a decimal point [.]

Remedy?


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31 Mar 2014   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Try the on-screen keyboard - just to see if it also has this issue.
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31 Mar 2014   #3
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AaLF View Post
When I highlite a typo and delete it with the "DEL" key (over on the right with the calculator keys) it leaves behind a decimal point [.]

Remedy?
Switch on the NUM Lock

When the NUM lock is off the DEL key produces a . [Full Stop]
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31 Mar 2014   #4
AaLF

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

And the winner is........... Nigel. Thanks.
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31 Mar 2014   #5
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 



If you find the Num lock is switched off on boot, there should be an option to have it switched on at boot in the BIOS screen
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