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Use AutoHotkey to Remap Your Number Pad for Windows Calculator

I whipped up the following AutoHotkey code to fix a couple minor annoyances when using the Windows calculator. The most useful change is remapping the Num Lock key to the ESC key, making the number pad much more like a traditional 10-key calculator. The other thing it does is ensure that numbers are sent regardless of the Num Lock state.

#IfWinActive ahk_class CalcFrame     NumLock::Send {ESC}     NumpadIns::Send 0     NumpadEnd::Send 1     NumpadDown::Send 2     NumpadPgDn::Send 3     NumpadLeft::Send 4     NumpadClear::Send 5     NumpadRight::Send 6     NumpadHome::Send 7     NumpadUp::Send 8     NumpadPgUp::Send 9     NumpadDel::Send . #IfWinActive 

If you're new to AutoHotkey, Lifehacker's beginner's guide is a good place to start.

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