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Old 04-27-2005, 11:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I tried to search for an answer to this question but couldn't find anything.

When I have the Number Lock on (meaning I can type numbers/symbols without have to press the shift button each time) and I want to use the space key as just the space key I can not find a way to do it while keeping the number lock on.

So for example if I am typing in a phone number it gives me 555055505555 instead of 555 555 5555. Does anyone have a trick to get around this or do you have to take it out of number mode to make the space?

Any help would be great.
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I was having the same problem. When you want to enter a space in a numeric field, click the trackwhell to bring up the menu and select "Enable Multitap". You will then see ABC in the upper right hand corner. While it is displayed, you can enter spaces. One note, the "Enable Multitap" is temporary. If you move to another numeric field, you will be back in 123 mode. The same process is true for adding parens and dashes, except when you Enable Multitap, you then hit Alt-SYM. You should see the "-" on the first screen of symbols, and "(" and the ")" on the second screen of symbols. You can quickly change symbols screens by pressing the ZX key.

With those 2 tips, you can enter numbers in the (999) 999-9999 format.

I hope I've explained it well enough. It works for me on my 7100g.

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Just press alt + space.
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Hey, you learn something everyday. Thanks Eric5273. By the way, is there a quicker way to enter parens?
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