MacBook with Touch Bar and function keys simulation in Windows via Boot Camp
in macOS, using a MacBook with Touch Bar, one can simulate the press of the missing physical function keys (F1 through F12) by pressing Fn + key in the number keys row. I wonder whether this alternative way of pressing the function keys works in in Windows installed via Boot Camp.
Since there is no screen reader support for the Touch Bar in Windows via Boot Camp, whether the Fn + number keys work as function keys or not is an important thing to decide if one should go for a MacBook with Touch Bar.
Thanks in advance for your comments
The touchbar works the same under Windows, though it's not as versatile on Mac, featuring more basic controls. It's also completely inaccessible to any screen reader.
Hello Pepper Fox,
thanks for the comment, but can you please confirm whether in Windows via Boot Camp Fn + number keys work to simulate function keys F1 through F12?
yes it does. Sorry, I could've made that a little clearer in my previous post.
Thanks for the confirmation, that's a good news.
So I have asked other users of MacBook with Touch Bar and they reported the Fn + number keys do not work as function keys F1 through F12 even in macOS. Thus I am a bit perplexed about that. Can somebody else confirm whether it works or not?