What do the top row buttons of my Chromebook do?

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Look at the image below.  The top row buttons have been labeled F1 - F10 to make it easier to explain.  Google Support explains what each of these keys do:

Some special keys sit along the top of Chromebook keyboards. If you're using a Windows keyboard with your Chromebook, the F keys at the top of the keyboard will work just like the keys below.


 | Go to the previous page in your browser history (F1)

 | Go to the next page in your browser history (F2)

 | Reload your current page (F3)

 | Enter Immersive mode, which hides the tabs and launcher (F4)

 | Enter Overview mode, which shows all windows (F5)

 | Decrease screen brightness (F6)

 | Increase screen brightness (F7)

 | Mute (F8)

 | Decrease the volume (F9)

 | Increase the volume (F10)

 |Search your apps and the web at the same time. On a Chromebook, this key is located on the side, where you'd normally find the Caps Lock key. If you're using a regular keyboard, the Windows key in between Ctrl and Alt will work as the search key.Tip: To turn Caps lock on temporarily, press Alt + the search key.
CitationsImages are from the Google Help Center.