What is return key?

  • (noun): The key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed.
    Synonyms: return

Some articles on return key, return, key, returns, keys:

Time After Time (1979 film) - Plot
... After explaining how it works (including a "non-return key" that keeps the machine at the traveler's destination and a "vaporizing equalizer" that keeps the traveler and machine on equal terms ... has escaped to the future, but because he does not have the "non-return" key, it automatically returns to 1893 ... I'm an amateur." Herbert demands he return to 1893 to face justice, but Stevenson, who without the "return key" would be unable to prevent the machine from automatically ...
Enter Key - Differences Between Enter and Return
... On some keyboard layouts, the return and enter key are two different keys, an artifact of the differing handling of newlines by different operating systems ... As an example, on the Macintosh, the return key is the usual key, while the enter key is positioned at the lower right of the numeric key pad ... For example, while using the text tool in Adobe Photoshop, the return key produces a new line while the enter key ends editing mode ...
Enter Key
... In computer keyboards, the enter key (or the return key on Macs and most Sun Workstations) in most cases causes a command line, window form, or dialog box to operate its default function ... The "return" key is often also referred to by many American groups (and even marked) as the "enter" key, and they usually perform identical functions however in some particular ... down and left (↵), which is the symbol for carriage return ...

Famous quotes containing the words key and/or return:

    Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.
    Bible: New Testament Jesus, in Luke 11:52.

    We draw our Presidents from the people. It is a wholesome thing for them to return to the people. I came from them. I wish to be one of them again.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)