How do you get "Cap Locks on" or Cap Locks Off" to show when using Word, I seen this yesterday for the first time and I thought it would be useful to me. The person using the computer couldn't tell me how it came about I have a new keyboard and it doesn't indicate whether the cap lock is on or off. I have set it to beep when I press the cap locks button. But I think the Cap Locks on or Cap locks off would be more useful
Logitech cordless mice have the facility to display a Caps Lock On or Caps Lock Off message on screen briefly. Other mouse drivers may also do so. I suspect that this is the case with the PC you saw yesterday as word does not have that facility as far as I am aware (up to Word XP)
I think it depends on the version of Word you are using if you want CAPS to appear on the status bar. An older version I used to use did this but I notice my current version XP/2002 doesn't do this. Regarding your keyboard mine just has a capital A above the light that indicates caps lock, does yours have something similar?
For what help it may be, I have a regular, corded keyboard at work where a light shows if you have caps lock on, and at home I have a Logitech cordless keyboard and mouse and there is nowhere I have found that displays to tell you whether caps lock is on or not, other than typing a bit to see if you are getting capitals. If your new keyboard is one of these and you find it, let us know!
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