Caps lock

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  1. sjleworthy

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    Is this possible?
     
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    Double tap SHIFT.

    Only recently discovered this myself.
     
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    Awesome. Thanks
     
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    Thanks as well.
     
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    I tried that, mine doesn't work. Once I type first letter caps goes away!!
     
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    Double tap the shift key, it should turn blue..
     
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    Thanks for the helpful hint. I never knew that.
     
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    All caps typing

    Thanks for the tip ... works on my new iPad2 also.
     
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    It turns blue but only for one letter. Is this an ipad2 feature?
     
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    double tap works with most OS keyboards, my Android KB's work the same way.

    ~John
     
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    double tap shift has always worked on my iPhone, but never worked on my iPad 1 or now 2. What am I missing? It does what everyone says, turns off after first letter.
     
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    On my ipad2, a single tap of the shift key turns the arrow blue (not the whole button), and only the next letter is upper case. A double tap turns the whole button blue, with the arrow remaining white. This is caps lock, and stays that way until a single tap turns it off.
     
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    Figured it out

    You have to go into settings, keyboard, "enable caps lock"

    I guess the default is off? At least it was on my iPads.
     
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    When it is a blue arrow on white background, the shift-key lasts for 1 letter. But when it is a white arrow on blue background, then the shift is turned on permanently.

    To activate the 'sticky' shift-key, either double tap on one Shift key, or press on the two shift-keys simultaneously. Personally, do I prefer the latter one to activate it, as it always works.

    Edit: That is a very good point jacksonian. Thank you for pointing out, that it has to be activated first.
     
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