Capital Letter Issue

  willo500 11:26 26 Jan 2007
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Hi

I am using a Dell Latitude d610 laptop with XP and office 2003. I have noticed that for some reason, every now and again, the machine won't stop printing in upper case. Its as if the Caps lock thing was on and I can't stop it. It will do this periodically and its drving me nuts. Can you help please?

Willoe

  Meshuga 12:57 26 Jan 2007

Check to see if your caps lock button is sticking down. Some foreign matter may have fallen down it, ie- crumbs or spillage of food.

  willo500 13:40 26 Jan 2007

I have checked the keyboard and it's fine. The fault is intermittend and I believe it to be some fault in the settings for word

Willo

  Meshuga 16:13 26 Jan 2007

Cant help further then, sorry.

  Kate B 16:17 26 Jan 2007

I can't think of any reason Word would default to caps. Are you sure you're not just hitting the caps lock key when you type?

  VoG II 16:25 26 Jan 2007

Control Panel > Accessibility Options, tick Toggle keys. You should then hear a beep when Caps Lock is pressed.

  willo500 23:49 29 Jan 2007

Thanks for all your advice but I'm afraid my problem still persists. I can resolve it by going to "Format" on the menu and then selecting "Font" and then I invariably find that the All Caps option is selected. If I deselect it then all is fine but for some reason it always defaults to All Caps when I open a new document and it's driving me a bit mad having to reset it all the time.

I suspect I must have altered a template somewhere and would welcome some help as to how to resolve the problem.

Thanks

Willo

  willo500 23:50 29 Jan 2007

Oh yes and it is the same in Outlook when I try to send emails too.

try control panel, add/remove hardware click on offise then click here for suport information then try to repair office

  willo500 15:12 30 Jan 2007

Is this definitely a fault with the software or is there some way I can simply adjust the default font?

Willo

  Woolwell 15:18 30 Jan 2007

Sounds as if the normal template has become corrupted or chnaged:
click here

Do you use word to create your e-mails?

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