We missed International Caps Lock Day! :-(

by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2006/10/23 14:08 -04:00, original URI: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2006/10/23/864447.aspx

Both Simon Daniels and MVP Mihai Nita have pointed me toward


which talks about how yesterday was International Caps Lock Day.

 I know I have many fans of the CAPS LOCK key (as well as many who would like to take a flamethrower to it!) so I figure better late than never....

# Chris Benard on 23 Oct 2006 6:12 PM:

I disabled Caps Lock on my Microsoft Natural 4000.  I hate it.

Michael, please stop blogging so much, and consolidate things into fewer posts.  It's driving me nuts trying to keep up with you via RSS.  You do like 200 blog posts per day and you're killing my productivity.

# Michael S. Kaplan on 23 Oct 2006 8:33 PM:


I have never even cracked 80 in a month, let alone 200 a day! :-)

Markus on 14 Jun 2013 5:23 AM:

I was a bit frightened to send you an e-mail competing with your 300-800 mails you get per day just to tell you that your homepage is not actually in fire! Maybe I can increase my chances to get at least some answer about my MSKLC-related question, even if the place is a bit inappropriate - but my question is at least related to CapsLock (and the MSKLC) and you missed that day some years ago!! I want to map a keyboard layout with SCGAP and AltGr and the following states:

1.) Key => Letter 1

2.) Key + Shift => Letter 2

3.) Key + AltGr => Letter 3

4.) Key + Shift + Alt Gr => Letter 4


5.) Caps + Key => Letter 2 (normal behaviour)

6.) Caps + Key => VERY SPECIAL LETTER 5 (SGCaps behaviour)

7.) Caps + AltGr => Letter 4 (normal behaviour)

8.) Caps + Shift + AltGr => Letter 3 (normal behaviour)

Everything works fine, except for 7. and 8. – it is displayed as I want it in the GUI, but when the keyboard layout is built it won't work. Is this by design or can I do anything about it? (I tried to change the .klc manually, but it didn't work so far). I wonder if you'll even see my comment ;x

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