Number pad not working in Excel [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question al - Last answered on Oct 3, 2017 at 11:05 AM by ed

i have an extended keyboard on a macbook pro and the number pad won't work. letters all work. num pad works fine everywhere else - word, safari, etc. just not in excel. a wireless targus keypad suddenly doesn't work any more either. targus says it never should have worked but it did for a few years. now nothing. there is no num lock on the keyboard and I tried all the 'f' keys. f14 is the scroll lock but no num lock.

any thoughts anyone?

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just found the answer. shift-clear (key above the 7) turns num lock on and off. who in the world would think of that???

btw, f14 is the scroll lock.

posting this in case others have the same problem.
Landlock- Apr 4, 2013 at 02:06 AM
Fantastic. That worked for me too.
Grandmaster Hash- Apr 22, 2013 at 02:34 AM
Thanks buddy, that's been driving me mad for the last week!
Thankful Guy- May 29, 2017 at 08:55 AM
Still working now!

iMac / May 2017

Thanks a lot!
Ann- Aug 7, 2017 at 12:11 PM
Thank you!!! Who would have thought! Shift + Clear = Num Lock
ed- Oct 3, 2017 at 11:05 AM
Thanks! What a vexing problem this was for me!
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It solved my problem too! Thanks!

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