Function keys while running Windows on a Mac computer using Boot Camp

The following article pertains to people who are running Windows on a Mac computer using Boot Camp.

  1. While running on the Windows side, right click the Boot Camp icon in the lower right hand corner of the task bar
  2. Select Boot Camp Control Panel
  3. Click on the Keyboard tab at the top of the dialog box
  4. Make sure there is a check mark in the box that says, “Use all F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys
  5. When finished, click OK

NOTE: This article is especially helpful for individuals whose document (such as a Thesis) contains a list which needs to be updated.  For example, the document may include a Table of Contents, List of Tables or List of Figures.  Documents containing  field codes, may require updating at some point.  Lack of functionality when using a function key, may simply be a setting issue.

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