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How do you reset the small caps m whet it types the letter pi

All letters are corrct xcept the small caps m on a Olivetti PT505 typewriter. When you hit m the pi appears

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The typewriter is set in P.S. mode instead of 10 or 12. This switch is in lower left corner of keyboard.

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