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What is the keycode for the Dashboard key on Mac OS X?

What is the keycode for the Dashboard key on Mac OS X?

The F4/Dashboard key has two modes and (presumably) two different key codes. The first mode is as the Dashboard key, which predictably enough brings up Dashboard. The second mode is as F4, which can by invoked by holding down the Fn key while pressing the key.

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Guest [Entry]

I'm not sure about this, but I think I read somewhere that the Dashboard key doesn't act like a normal key. The keyboard firmware, instead of sending the keystroke to the computer, tells the computer to launch Dashboard. As such, the "special" keys don't have key codes. That said, if someone else has different information…
Guest [Entry]

"I use a standard Windows keyboard, and activating Dashboard is also done via F4. I think the standard code for F4 is the one you're looking for; my keyboard has no special firmware to speak of, yet it can activate Dashboard without a problem.

Hope this helps you!"