Caps?

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  1. DICKNPHYL
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    Caps key won't stay set after pressing it twice. Is there some other trick ? Maybe I missed something. DUH???????

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    Go to Settings, then General, then Keyboard. Make sure Enable Caps Lock is switched to on. Other than that, I got nothing.

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    Khaid---I CID. The settings and they were okay as you suggested. Did't work. For now I guess you just can't lock caps on.
    Thanks-- DICKSTER-------

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    The easiest first way to try to solve ‘unexplained’ or ‘unusual’ problems with the iPad are:-

    Force the offending app to close. If you have iOS 4.2 or 4.3 double-press the ‘Home’ button to bring up the multi-task bar at the bottom of the screen. Press *and hold* any icon until they start to ‘jiggle’. Then tap the top left-hand corner of the app that you want to close. It will ‘disappear’ from the list. Don’t panic - you’ve not deleted it, just closed it. Now tap the Home screen and the multi-task bar will disappear. Re-open the iPad’s app and see if the problem has resolved itself. If not, it’s on to possible solution number two!!
    Restart the iPad. Press *and hold* the Power button. After a couple of seconds a slider control will appear asking you to confirm that you really want to switch the iPad off (this is all you’ll be doing). Slide the control to accept. A rotating white ‘bezel’ will appear in the iPad screen as the iPad powers down (it takes a few seconds, just like it would if you were shutting down your PC). When the screen of the iPad has gone completely blank, press *and hold* the Power button for a couple of seconds until the white Apple logo appears and the iPad starts to power up. This takes several seconds, so be patient. During the power up the automatic screen orientation function is disabled, so don’t panic. A few seconds before the power up is complete, the iPad plays a little ‘jingle’ and then you’re back to the Home screen. Restart the iPad’s app and see if the problem persists. Apple (and Forum members) recommend that you power down your iPad at least once a week, just as you might regularly completely switch off your PC. The normal procedure of just briefly pressing the Power button of the iPad merely puts it to ‘sleep’. Most Forum members have found that one of the two methods I’ve mentioned here cure a whole bunch of unexplained problems and are an easy first step to resolving most anything that happens on the iPad.

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    IF I CLICK THE TWO SHIFT BUTTONS AT THE SAME TIME, MY CAPS ARE LOCKED. OOPS .... Unlocking now. ;)
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    Caps lock-so simple

    Clicking both shift keys does the trick as you can see this typing--so simple--thanks for the hint !
    Dickster---------
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    Y welcome
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    Finally!

    I can't believe I've missed this "settings/Keyboard/caps lock ON" thing... It's been 18 LONG months! :p

    BUT NOW I CAN TYPE IN CAPS LOCK AAAALLLLL I WANT, LA LA LA... HAHA. THANKS Y'ALL!
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    Thanks for the tip and the chuckle! Such FUN!

    Never, never, never give up -- Winston Churchill
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    Just great
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    That's strange i wrote in caps. But it came out in lower case

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