A Quick Way to Capitalize and Uncapitalize

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

Q. In the December 2003 Technology Q&A, you ran an item on how your computer can alert you when you accidentally click on the Caps Lock key. That was helpful, but what happens if you fail to heed the warning and then type many sentences THAT LOOK LIKE THIS (ALL CAPS)?

A. The easy way to uncapitalize text is to highlight it and press Shift+F3, so sentences THAT LOOK LIKE THIS can be transformed easily.

The shortcut works both ways: If you want to capitalize a block of text, just press Shift+F3; the text will toggle between all caps, no caps and capitalizing only the first letter of each word.

STANLEY ZAROWIN is a freelance writer in Zionsville, Indiana. Mr. Zarowin retired from the JofA in 2003. His e-mail address is zarowin@mindspring.com .

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