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Author:  Dave Wightman [ Sat May 24, 2008 1:08 pm ]
Post subject:  Single key failure

My iBook G4 has an odd keyboard problem. In lower case all keys are fine. In upper case using Shift they all work fine except "Shift s" which produces nothing. However Caps Lock and "s" produces a nice upper case "s" Anyone have an idea what's wrong?

Author:  Dave Wightman [ Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:31 am ]
Post subject:  Single key failure

OK - I see there are lots of "looks" but no replies. I found the answer by perusing Mac Help files. If you have assigned a "hot key" in the Speakable Items panel, that key is no longer available for other purposes. Sure enough I had inadvertantly assigned Shift-s as the hot key to start reading text. I changed that to Ctrl-s and now I have my upper case s back!

Author:  Dave Wightman [ Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:33 am ]
Post subject:  single key failure

That should read "the Speech panel"

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