toggle caps lock on or off

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    toggle caps lock on or off

    How would I go about turning caps lock on or off in a dos program?

    Please help.
    tudehopet uses Borland Compiler 5.5
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    Lightbulb Like this, maybe...

    First be sure you #include <windows.h>, then do this:

    SendMessage(NULL, WM_KEYDOWN, (WPARAM) VK_CAPITAL, (LPARAM) 0);
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    I have seen some nice one-line functions for toggling Caps Lock on/off, maybe here: http://www.cprogramming.com/source/caps.zip

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    Thanks for the help guys.
    tudehopet uses Borland Compiler 5.5
    and Visual C++ 6.

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    Try this

    I hope you try this one...
    Code:
    *(char far *)1047 |= 64;
    I have this in my notes.
    That will get it on.... i think so.
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