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Can someone explain the logic behind Pause and Print Screen modifiers?

It depends on which era keyboard you have. Not all keyboards have the same buttons and they don't work identically. For example, the 1984 Model F AT keyboard has separate SysRq button, but the 1986 ...
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Can someone explain the logic behind Pause and Print Screen modifiers?

Take a look at the pictures in the Wikipedia article on IBM PC keyboard. On the original 83-key keyboard: The PrtScr function is Shift and PrtScr *, used to print what is currently on the screen. In ...
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