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Quickly toggle function keys on newer Macs between standard PC "F1, F2" mode and the hardware/media controls pictured on them.
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Latest commit f14329a Oct 28, 2015 Yoni Samlan OS X 10.11 update
* Toggle Function Keys for Snow-Yosemite.
* Disabled scripting brings you to the new home
  for the UI element scripting toggle, under
  Security.
* Use system notifications instead of Growl, 
  getting us up to date with 2012's hot new OS X
  features.
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Toggle Function Keys.applescript

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Toggle Function Keys for OS X (10.11)

This is a modified version of an AppleScript from Macsteps, updated to support OS X 10.11 and to put up a system notification so you know what state the keys are in.

A signed app-ified version of this script is coming soon; in the meantime, to get an easily-run binary, open the script file and choose "File -> Export" with File Format of "App."

Note that this will only work in English at the moment due to its reliance on GUI scripting.

This (in theory) should work on any OS X 10.8+ English Mac - I've only tested the latest version against OS X 10.11, though, so feel free to fork/PR if you run into any issues on other versions of OS X.

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