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Disable Caps Lock

If you find yourself pressing the Caps Lock key accidentally as much as I do, note that you can disable it entirely in Mac OS X. Open the Keyboard & Mouse preference pane, click the Modifier Keys button, and in the dialog that appears, select No Action from the Caps Lock pop-up menu. You could remap it to another modifier instead, but that might make using differently configured Macs more difficult.

 
 

No TidBITS Issue on 26-Nov-07

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As is our custom this time of year, we won't be publishing next week's emailed issue of TidBITS on 26-Nov-07 due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. And, honestly, we need a little rest after the recent release of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, the five "Take Control of... Leopard" titles that arrived the same day Leopard shipped, Jeff Carlson's book "iMovie '08 and iDVD '08 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide" (hitting stores in December), Adam's book "iPhoto '08 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide" (arriving in time for Macworld Expo in January 2008), and the various projects the other members of the staff are currently juggling.

However, we're creatures of habit, so don't be surprised if we continue to post articles or updates to the TidBITS Web site or to our staff blogs. Check back at the site or subscribe to the TidBITS RSS feed or Twitter stream to keep up with everything we're writing.

 

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