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Posts: 8
Registered: ‎06-17-2008
My Device: Not Specified

shortcut keys

Two months ago I replaced my old 8700g with this Curve. In certain themes on the 8700g (Dimension icon, in particular) some of the keys were shortcuts to various apps. I.E.: k-keyboard lock, m-messages, u-calculator, l-calender, t-tasks, etc. For the life of me, I can't find this on my new Curve. Has RIM discontinued this feature? If so, why on earth would they eliminate one of the best features on the device? I use my BB all the time and actually wore out the trackwheel on my 8700g-which is one reason why I got my new Curve. Not only did the shortcut keys save time, they meant less wear and tear on trackwheel/trackball. I love my new Curve, but would like it even more if it had shortcut keys.
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Posts: 36
Registered: ‎06-02-2008
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Re: shortcut keys

It works on my Curve.  Look here for additonal support:

 

http://na.blackberry.com/eng/support/blackberry101/tips/blackberry8300.jsp