Caps lock

Neil Hare NeilHare "at"
Sun, 29 Mar 1998 20:05:21 +0000

I believe that I saw a keyboard mapping utility on the PC Magazine web
site in the past. I might be worth it to do a search on their site.


Dr. Joel M. Hoffman wrote:
> >In this case, the Windows machine is performing caps-lock handling
> >locally, at the viewer end and is then sending the XK_CAPS events to the
> >server end, where they are re-mapped into XK_CONTROL events.  The result
> >is that the Windows machine then maps all lower case letters into
> >uppercase before sending them to the server, so even though the server
> >doesn't think it's in caps-lock, it actually is.
> In other words, after I press Caps_Lock, vncviewer only sees cap'd
> letters, right?  Because Win95 and not vnc is processing the
> caps-lock?  I guess there's no way around this, because if I press
> caps-lock inside of vncviewer, and it's not remapped, it's supposed to
> make everything outside of vncviewer cap-lock'd, too.
> >If you want to remap caps-lock to control, you really aught to do it at
> >the client end, for consistency, if possible.
> Anyone know if it's possible?
> -Joel
> (joel "at"