Hey. I recently migrated to a mac book pro after being a longtime windows user. I am using PT10. I bought myself a Dynex Extended Keypad, just for the ease of using PT. But I am not able to open the transport window, session settings etc .. (Command+ Num keypad Options)

Is it because MBP doesn't have the num lock setting or do I simply need to buy another keypad. Anyone ever encountered the same issue? I'm new to mac so don't know everything about it as yet. Kindly help. :)


Why not just get the Apple keyboard with Num pad?

I got one second hand for half the RRP. You're still only using up one USB port and there ports on the keyboard which I use to connect mouse and iLok.


FWIW I use KeyRemap4MacBook to get some of the functionality of the numeric keyboard. I use the option "Change Num Key (1…0)" and then it becomes a matter of fn+1 fn+2 and so on to access that functionality.


The dynex is only PC compatible

  • ^ Good reason... – Steve Urban Dec 4 '12 at 23:28
  • But is there any other extended numeric keypad that is compatible with MBP? – Aditya J. Yadav Dec 6 '12 at 4:02

If you're used to work with a laptop I'll suggest you learn all the shortcuts again or try this :
1) http://dnamusiclabs.com/hotkey-matrix if you don't have the time to learn the shortcuts all over again 2) http://transom.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/pro-tools-shortcuts.pdf?9d7bd4

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