Issue 95292

Summary: caps lock should not be polled directly
Product: General Reporter: ccheney <ccheney>
Component: uiAssignee: AOO issues mailing list <issues>
Status: CONFIRMED --- QA Contact:
Severity: Trivial    
Priority: P3 CC: alon.barlev, issues
Version: OOo 3.0   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
Issue Type: DEFECT Latest Confirmation in: ---
Developer Difficulty: ---

Description ccheney 2008-10-21 20:38:59 UTC
The caps lock key should not be polled directly for mistaken use of caps lock
for uppercase. This is because the key can be remapped in the operating system
for other reasons such as changing keyboard layouts as is referenced in the bug
report in the URL.

Apparently when this happens for some users the caps lock inversion that does to try to fix this 'issue' doesn't even go away when they

There is more detail about this issue in the URL listed.
Comment 1 alonbl 2010-06-08 16:48:38 UTC
Took me forever to understand why it switches layouts spontaneously!!!

PLEASE... fix it.