Article ID : 00008436 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019

How to use the red and green symbols on the keyboard.

    IMPORTANT: The red and green symbols are located on the keyboard of some international computer models. To determine if these symbols are available on your computer, consult the keyboard section of the user guide in the Help and Support section on the computer. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

    The green symbols on the keyboard are English language symbols. They are accessed by pressing the Fn key in combination with the desired green symbol key.


    NOTE: The green symbols may not work when the keyboard input language is set to French.

    The red symbols on the keyboard are French language symbols and can be accessed using the following procedure.

    1. Turn off the numbers lock setting using the NumLk key on the keyboard.
    2. Change the keyboard input language  to French or French Canadian.
    3. Press the red Alt Char key in combination with the key with the desired red symbol.