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From what I gather not all Edge systems will have the backlit keyboard option. If yours does, then this document:http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc ... 5y4358.pdf
says that it's controlled by the Fn+Space key combination.
ref: http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site. ... MIGR-74375
(Setup Guide - ThinkPad Edge 14, Edge 15, Edge E40 and Edge E50)
ref: http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site. ... MIGR-75225
(Service and Troubleshooting Guide)
Thanks, I'm a little irked because I can't find out exactly what causes it to come with the backlight- (I got it custom ordered and back light was not even an option- silly me assumed it was standard.) I can't even send it back because I need it for a month-long business trip I'm going on in a week. I know it's a small feature- but it's one I really wanted. 'specially cause the Edge doesn't have the thinklight.