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How to Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter of Each Sentence in Windows 10

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You can use different keyboards with Windows to fit your needs. The most common is a physical, external keyboard that you plug into your PC. Windows 10 includes a touch keyboard for PCs.

By default, the touch keyboard will capitalize the first letter of each sentence.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off capitalize the first letter of each sentence while using the touch keyboard for your account in Windows 10.

Note   Note
Capitalize the first letter of each sentence will not work while using the standard keyboard layout option on the the touch keyboard.

If you're using a non-touch PC (ex: desktop), you could still use the touch keyboard if you like, but you would have to use your pointer to click on the keys instead of touching/tapping them.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter of Each Sentence in Settings
  • Option Two: To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter of Each Sentence using a REG file


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Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter Each Sentence OPTION ONE Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter Each Sentence
To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter of Each Sentence in Settings

Note   Note
This option is only available if you have a touch screen.

If you don't, then you can use Option Two below instead.


1. Open Settings, and click/tap on Devices.

2. Click/tap on Typing on the left side, and turn On (default) or Off Capitalize the first letter of each sentence under Touch keyboard on the right side for what you want. (see screenshot below)

3. You can now close Settings if you like.

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Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter Each Sentence OPTION TWO Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter Each Sentence
To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter of Each Sentence using a REG file

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The .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\TabletTip\1.7

EnableAutoShiftEngage DWORD

0 = Off
1 = On


1. Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Turn On Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter of Each Sentence

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_ON_touch_keyboard_capitalize_first_letter_of_each_sentence.reg

download


 3. To Turn Off Touch Keyboard Capitalize First Letter of Each Sentence

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_OFF_touch_keyboard_capitalize_first_letter_of_each_sentence.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. Toggle to hide and show touch keyboard on taskbar to apply. (see screenshot below)

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8. If you like, you can now delete the downloaded .reg file.


That's it,
Shawn