[fpc-pascal] Problem using Free-Pascal in Win98
Chuck H Wilson
chuck_wilson1 at juno.com
Wed Apr 3 10:12:25 CEST 2013
To whom it may concern:
I've downloaded two versions of Free Pascal, version number "2.6.0" and
version number "2.6.2", both exhibit the same problem. Also, I've loaded
the very same two versions onto MS-WndowsXP Pro, and both versions work
just fine (no problem exhibited). Here is how the problem shows itself:
In Win98, whenever I turn "Caps-lock" on, the behavior I get is as
thought I'm holding down the shift key, that is to say, the "Caps-lock"
key behaves as though it's a "Shift-lock" key. If while "Caps-lock" is
active, if I press "Shift-9", in an attempt to get a "Left parenthesis",
I get a "9". If while "Caps-lock" is active, I press just the "9" key, I
get "Left parenthesis".
This undesirable behavior is the same for all keys that require a "Shift"
in order to get the upper character that is printed on the key. As I
stated earlier, this problem does not occur under WinXP.
Is there a fix for this bug? Please respond via E-mail,
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