DON’T YOU HATE IT WHEN YOU ACCIDENTALLY HIT CAPS LOCK?
Ahem. Sorry. Let me try that again.
Don’t you hate it when you accidentally hit Caps Lock? If you’re not completely paying attention, you might write an entire paragraph before you realize your mistake. You can easily change the case of text in Microsoft Word, but if you were writing in your browser or some other editor, you might think it’s time to re-write everything.
Not if you have Smart Caps Lock for Windows or for macOS, though. This simple program gives your caps lock key all sorts of new powers, allowing you to highlight text then tap Caps Lock to change text from “UPPER CASE” to “lower case” quickly.
That’s the basic use case, and for most users this is enough. But this isn’t the only trick Smart Caps Lock offers, and to learn more, we need to dig into the settings a little.
The program lives in your system tray or menu bar. On a Mac, this icon reveals whether caps lock is on or not: solid black means on, black outline means off. On Windows, sadly, the icon always looks the same.
Tap the icon and you’ll reveal…