Introduction

Capslox is an efficiency tool for text editing.

It turns the Caps Lock key into a modifier key, like the Control key, combining with other keys to provides smoothly and swiftly functions, including Cursor Movement, Text Selection, Text Deletion, Window Binding, Multiple Clipboard, etc.

Get Started

  1. Download, and install Capslox;
  2. Open Capslox;
  3. Give Capslox permission to use Accessibility as prompted;
  4. If you are using Capslox for the first time, it’s recommended to take a look at the Tutorial, which will gets you started quickly with a simple game.

Usage Notice

When Capslox is running normally, the Caps Lock key will become a modifier button, which providing different functions by combining with other different keys, such as Caps Lock + E / D / S / F is Move Up / Down / Left / Right. Short pressing the Caps Lock key is no longer switching case, but send an Esc. To output an uppercase letter, pressing Shift + Any Letter Key.

If you have swapped some modifier keys, such as Caps Lock and Control, it’s highly recommended restore the setting for the best experience.


Hotkey

We call a system global shortcut as a hotkey.

Capslox uses the following symbols to represent hotkeys:

  • : Caps Lock
  • : Command
  • : Option
  • : Control
  • : Shift

For example: E means Caps Lock + Command + E

Hotkey Rule

Capslox’s key scheme will try to follow a rule: See Command key as “enhanced key”. In other words, if we see the function of Caps Lock + a single key as a basic function, in most cases, we will get an enhanced function if we add a Command key to this basic hotkey, for example: Caps Lock + E / D / S / F is Moving Up / Down / Left / Right, then Caps Lock + Command + E / D / S / F will be Moving Up / Down / Left / Right multiple times.

General

HotkeyFunction
TapSend input: Esc
,Open the preferences settings.
/Show the cheat sheet with lists of all the hotkeys.

Two display modes, Locked Mode (Default) and Unlocked Mode, switch between them by clicking the "lock" icon in the top right corner.

  • In Locked Mode, the window keeps displayed until the closed icon is clicked or Esc or W is pressed.
  • In Unlocked Mode, the window keeps displayed when Caps Lock key is pressing down, until Caps Lock key is released.

Movement

HotkeyFunction
EMove Up
DMove Down
SMove Left
FMove Right
EMove Up 3 Times
DMove Down 3 Times
SMove Left 5 Times
FMove Right 5 Times
TMove Up 10 Times
BMove Down 10 Times
TMove Up 30 Times
BMove Down 30 Times
AMove Left Word
GMove Right Word
AMove Left 3 Word
GMove Right 3 Word
PMove to the Beginning of the Line
;Move to the End of the Line
PMove to the Beginning of the Page
;Move to the End of the Page

Selection

HotkeyFunction
ISelect Up
KSelect Down
JSelect Left
LSelect Right
ISelect Up 3 Times
KSelect Down 3 Times
JSelect Left 5 Times
LSelect Right 5 Times
YSelect Up 10 Times
NSelect Down 10 Times
YSelect Up 30 Times
NSelect Down 30 Times
HSelect Left Word
.Select Right Word
HSelect Left 3 Word
.Select Right 3 Word
,Select Current Word
,Select Current Line
USelect to the Beginning of the Line
OSelect to the End of the Line
USelect to the Beginning of the Page
OSelect to the End of the Page

Editing

HotkeyFunction
WDelete
RForward Delete
WDelete Word
RForward Delete Word
[Delete to the Beginning of the Line
/Delete to the End of the Line
[Delete to the Beginning of the Page
/Delete to the End of the Page
BackspaceDelete Line
BackspaceDelete All
SpaceSend input: Enter

Window Binding

With Window Binding, you can bind the currently active window to a hotkey, and then activate / minimize the window by pressing this hotkey.

The logic when pressing the activate hotkey is as follows:

  • If the bound window is the currently active window, minimize it;
  • If the bound window exists and is not currently active, activate it;
  • If the bound window doesn’t exist, and its application has other windows, then bind one of them;
  • If the application to which the bound window belongs is not running, then run the application and bind its window.
WindowBinding HotkeyActivate Hotkey
Window 111
Window 222
Window 333
Window 444
Window 555
Window 666
Window 777
Window 888
Window 999
Window 1000

Multiple Clipboard

The Multiple Clipboard provides extra clipboards in addition to the system clipboard.

Extra ClipboardCutCopyPastePaste (Plain Text)
Extra Clipboard 1XCVV
Extra Clipboard 2XCVV

Contact Us

If you want to submit suggestions or bug reports about Capslox, please submit it via Capslox’s feedback window (Status bar icon > Feedback…), which will automatically include the log infomation to help us fine the problem faster.

If you want to contact us, you can send an email to support@capslox.com.