Step-by-step instructions on how to change repeat and delay rates on your keyboard and use Slow Keys
The Mac OS keyboard control panel can be used to set the ' Key Repeat Rate ' and the ' Delay Until Repeat ' settings.
Note: The ' Delay Until Repeat ' setting adjusts the delay before a key starts repeating when it is held down. The ' Key Repeat Rate ' setting adjusts the rate at which a key repeats when it is held down.
The optional Mac OS Easy Access control panel can be used to turn ' Slow Keys ' on or off.
If it is not installed on your computer it can be found on the Mac OS CD-Rom: at CD Extras: Universal Access: Easy Access or download from the web
If you do not have access to the Mac OS CD-Rom it is available on the web at:
Apple Macintosh Software Toolkit
' Slow Keys ' enables you to tune the amount of time the computer waits, whilst you are holding a key down, before it accepts it. This means that you can press hundreds of keys by accident without the computer processing a single one, until it is held down for a specific length of time. To adjust the setting for ' Slow Keys ' :
Note: If this does not work it could be because your computer settings cannot be changed due to local IT policies - contact your local IT support for further help.
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