Have you installed any new software lately? I found that when I put a CMS tool onto my laptop I couldn't type the uppercase letter "F" anymore. The developers patched it, and now it works fine.
If you have some software that is on your system only it may be something that is worth looking into. I caught the issue on mine about two weeks after install because I set it aside. If you do run any hotkeys software, try disabling it and then see if that helps as well. Bernard Bernard Aschwanden Director of Technology and Publishing Architecture Bright Path Solutions bernard at travelthepath.com www.travelthepath.com -----Original Message----- From: framers-bounces+bernard=publishingsmarter.com at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces+bernard=publishingsmarter....@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Gutierrez, Anita Sent: Friday, February 16, 2007 1:48 PM To: List, Framers Subject: Friday brain-bender -- SHIFT + C doesn't work (sometimes) Hi Framers, At the risk of sounding utterly nuts ... here goes. As of the last week or so, I am unable to type an uppercase C in FrameMaker's document interface. That is, nothing happens if I press SHIFT + C. I've tested this enough to believe that it's a Frame-specific issue. Did I set up a hot key at some point? If so I must have done it in my sleep. Details: 1. Frame 7.0 p 579, XP Pro. 2. I can type a lowercase c. 3. I can type an uppercase C in FrameMaker's dialog boxes such as the paragraph designer, etc.--just not the document window. 4. I can type an uppercase C fine in Outlook, Word, Notepad, all other apps. 5. This is all true whether I'm using my work keyboard, my home keyboard, or my laptop keyboard. (Haven't tried it on other machines but no one else in my group is having this problem.) 6. I can turn on caps lock and generate a lowercase c by pressing SHIFT + C. Without shift, I get nothing, just as if I were pressing SHIFT + C without caps lock. I've got plenty of workarounds, so it's more of an inconvenience than a real problem, except that it's so darn weird--and I'm working on a rystal Reports chapter, where they have to lick a lot of buttons. Any thoughts? Anita Maria Gutierrez Sage Software 15195 NW Greenbrier Parkway Beaverton, Oregon 97006 (503) 439-7286 anita.gutierrez at sage.com _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to Framers as bernard at publishingsmarter.com. Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/bernard%40publishingsmarter.com Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.