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I am having to use DOSBox to run a old DOS-based program, but whenever I type a letter it's upper-case, rather than lower-case. The only way I can get a lower-case letter is by holding down shift. Does anyone know how I can fix this?

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Is this happening with other applications as well? – ChrisF Jan 17 '11 at 10:34
    
No, only with DOSBox. Could it be a keyboard mapping problem? Also, the CapsLock key doesn't seem to work... – Kryten Jan 17 '11 at 10:38
    
The behaviour appears to be the same as when the Caps Lock key is pressed. So is there an option within DOSBox that affects this? – ChrisF Jan 17 '11 at 10:41
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There appears to be issues around Caps Lock - vogons.zetafleet.com/… – ChrisF Jan 17 '11 at 10:42
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OK, sorted out the problem: I went into DOSBox's keyboard mapping (Ctrl-F1) and set the "CAPS LOCK" Key to be always down ("Hold"). Everything now works as expected.

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