ENABLENUMLOCK(1) General Commands Manual ENABLENUMLOCK(1)
enablenumlock, disablenumlock - enable or disable the numlock key
Available only on Sun 386i systems running a SunOS 4.0.x release or
earlier. Not a SunOS 4.1 release feature.
When you press the "Num Lock" key and then press one of the keys num-
bered R1 through R15 on the right keypad, the character on the upper
part of the key is generated rather than the key's function.
In previous releases, "Num Lock" was enabled only in DOS windows and in
some third-party UNIX applications. Currently, "Num Lock" is enabled
by default for the right keypad in all SunView windows.
enablenumlock re-enables "Num Lock" for applications that expect it to
Sun386i User's Guide
The default enabling of the "Num Lock" key is incompatible with some
applications with special work around code to enable the "Num Lock"
key. These applications require the use of disablenumlock. DOS appli-
cations are not affected.
6 October 1989 ENABLENUMLOCK(1)