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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 use all uppercase letters when you double-tap Shift.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off use all uppercase letters when you double-tap Shift while using the touch keyboard for your account in Windows 10.
Note   Note
Use all uppercase letters when double-tap Shift 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 Use All Uppercase Letters when Double-tap Shift in Settings
  • Option Two: To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Use All Uppercase Letters when Double-tap Shift using a REG file

EXAMPLE: Touch keyboard double-tap Shift
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Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Uppercase Letters when Double-tap Shift OPTION ONE Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Uppercase Letters when Double-tap Shift
To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Use All Uppercase Letters when Double-tap Shift in Settings

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on Devices.
Note   Note
Starting with Windows 10 build 17063, you will need to click/tap on the Time & language icon instead.

2. Click/tap on Typing on the left side, and turn On (default) or Off Use all uppercase letters when I double-tap Shift under Touch keyboard on the right side for what you want. (see screenshots below)
Note   Note
Starting with Windows 10 build 17063, you will need to click/tap on Keyboard on the left side, click/tap on the keyboard layout you want on the right side, and click/tap on Options instead.
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3. You can now close Settings if you like.






Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Uppercase Letters when Double-tap Shift OPTION TWO Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Uppercase Letters when Double-tap Shift
To Turn On or Off Touch Keyboard Use All Uppercase Letters when Double-tap Shift using a REG file

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\TabletTip\1.7

EnableShiftLock 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 Use All Uppercase Letters when Double-tap Shift

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_use_all_uppercase_letters_when_double-tap_Shift.reg

download


 3. To Turn Off Touch Keyboard Use All Uppercase Letters when Double-tap Shift

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

Turn_OFF_touch_keyboard_use_all_uppercase_letters_when_double-tap_Shift.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


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