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Re^2: On my keyboard, Caps lock is:

by chacham (Prior)
on Feb 16, 2015 at 15:33 UTC ( #1116882=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: On my keyboard, Caps lock is:
in thread On my keyboard, Caps lock is:

You installed Windows on your typewriter? Or do you type up your own Perl? :)

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Re^3: On my keyboard, Caps lock is:
by swampyankee (Parson) on Feb 17, 2015 at 02:37 UTC

    It was a tough road to find a typewriter that could manage a Turing-complete language, but get the right typeball on an IBM Selectric, and a few tweaks to the gcc compiler...

    Not quite. If you set the capslock key on a typewriter, pressing the shift key will unset it. You could set the keyboard on W2K to behave this way.


    Information about American English usage here and here. Floating point issues? Please read this before posting. — emc

      If you set the capslock key on a typewriter, pressing the shift key will unset it.

      To explain to anyone who missed it: On a typewriter, capslock held shift down, so shift released the lock and the lock was released. It did not reverse the effect, that is, type in smallcaps even though capslock was held down.

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