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Posted on 2007-11-27
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hi,

does someone have a javascript code that checks if caps lock is on and displays a message balloon like windows does when your are going to insert a password and the caps lock is on?
i need it to apear everytime, but one time when the password input box has the focus and when clicking on the balloon the message disapears.

thanks in advance
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bleh.. i take that one back.. it sucks.
it says caps lock is on even if you use the shift key.
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From my previous post, this one works good:
http://www.csua.berkeley.edu/~jgwang/capslock.htm

even with the shift key (ie it doesn't confuse between shift and caps lock!)
but the latter one has the same problem as starfailure mentioned.
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yes the code is ok, but isnt there a way to let a message balloon apear like windows style?
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That I am not sure, I haven't seen it on any webpages before, but I suspect (if it can be done) needs a bit of styling and javascript coding to get the desired effect.
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