ASUS ROG G56JR - Colored Hot Keys (on selected models)

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Colored Hot Keys (on selected models)

The following defines the colored hot keys on the Notebook PC’s
keyboard. The commands can only be accessed by first pressing and
holding the function key while pressing a key with a command.

The Hot Key locations on the function keys may vary depending
on model but the functions should remain the same. Follow the
icons instead of the function keys.



” Icon (f1): Places the Notebook PC in suspend mode

(either Save-to-RAM or Save-to-Disk depending on sleep

button setting in power management setup).

Radio Tower (f2): Wireless Models Only: Toggles the

internal wireless LAN or Bluetooth (on selected models)

ON or OFF with an on-screen-display. When enabled,

the corresponding wireless indicator will light. Windows

software settings are necessary to use the wireless LAN

or Bluetooth.

Sun Down Icon (f5): Decreases the display brightness

Sun Up Icon (f6): Increases the display brightness

LCD Icon (f7): Toggles the display panel ON and OFF. (On

certain models; stretches the screen area to fill the entire

display when using low resolution modes.)

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LCD/Monitor Icons (f8): Toggles between the Notebook

PC’s LCD display and an external monitor in this series:

LCD Only -> CRT Only (External Monitor) -> LCD + CRT

Clone -> LCD + CRT Extend. (This function does not

work in 256 Colors, select High Color in Display Property

Settings.) NOTE: Must connect an external monitor
“before” booting up.

Crossed-out Touchpad (f9) (on selected models):

Toggles the built-in touchpad LOCKED (disabled) and

UNLOCKED (enabled). Locking the touchpad will prevent

you from accidentally moving the pointer while typing

and is best used with an external pointing device such

as a mouse. NOTE: Selected models have an indicator

between the touchpad buttons will light when the

touchpad is UNLOCKED (enabled) and not light when the

touchpad is LOCKED (disabled).

Crossed Speaker Icons (f10): Toggles the speakers ON

and OFF (only in Windows OS)

Speaker Down Icon (f11):

Decreases the speaker volume (only in Windows OS)

Speaker Up Icon (f12):

Increases the speaker volume (only in Windows OS)

Num Lk (Ins): Toggles the numeric keypad (number lock)

ON and OFF. Allows you to use a larger portion of the

keyboard for number entering. (on selected models)

Scr Lk (Del): Toggles the “Scroll Lock” ON and OFF.

Allows you to use a larger portion of the keyboard for cell

navigation. (on selected models)

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Fn+C: Toggles “Splendid Video Intelligent Technology”

function ON and OFF. This allows switching between

different display color enhancement modes in order

to improve contrast, brightness, skin tone, and color

saturation for red, green, and blue independently. You

can see the current mode through the onscreen display


Fn+V (on selected models):

Toggles “Life Frame” software application.

For some models, this function is available only when you enable

the camera.

Fn+A (on selected models):

Toggles the light sensor ON and OFF

Power4Gear Hybrid (Fn+Space Bar): This key toggles

power savings between various power saving modes.

The power saving modes control many aspects of the

Notebook PC to maximize performance versus battery

time. Applying or removing the power adapter will

automatically switch the system between AC mode and

battery mode. You can see the current mode through the

on-screen display (OSD).

Fn+Enter (extended keyboard): Toggles Windows

“Calculator” application. (on selected models)

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