Change MESS menu mode key

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The key to switch between Full Keyboard Mode and Partial Keyboard Mode is preset to Scroll Lock. If you want to map it to another key, simply define the uimodekey property in mess.ini.

...
#
# MESS SPECIFIC OPTIONS
#
ramsize
writeconfig               0
skip_gameinfo             1
natural                   0
uimodekey                 ENTER_PAD

This would change the menu key to the Enter key on the number keypad. You can choose any key from this set:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I,
J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, 
S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z, 0,
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8,
F9, F10, F11, F12, F13, F14, F15, ESC,
TILDE, MINUS, EQUALS, BACKSPACE, TAB, OPENBRACE, 
CLOSEBRACE, ENTER, COLON, QUOTE, BACKSLASH, BACKSLASH2,
COMMA, STOP, SLASH, SPACE, INSERT, DEL, HOME,
END, PGUP, PGDN, LEFT, RIGHT, UP, DOWN,
0_PAD, 1_PAD, 2_PAD, 3_PAD, 4_PAD, 5_PAD, 6_PAD,
7_PAD, 8_PAD, 9_PAD, SLASH_PAD, ASTERISK, MINUS_PAD,
PLUS_PAD, DEL_PAD, ENTER_PAD, PRTSCR, PAUSE, LSHIFT,
RSHIFT, LCONTROL, RCONTROL, LALT, RALT, SCRLOCK,
NUMLOCK, CAPSLOCK, LWIN, RWIN, MENU, CANCEL

If you do not yet have a mess.ini file in your folder, run MESS with the -createconfig from a command shell:

mess -createconfig