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Swintec 7040 I am unsure how to bold and capatalize characters. When I get the characters to actually show up on the paper they overlap each other as well.. help please.

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If you want to type capital letters and numerals push the alpha lock. It allows you type capital letters and numbers at the same time without having to unlock the shift key.

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Look for a slide showing 10,12,and 15 select 10. to bold hold down the code key and press the bold key. to capatlize hold down the shift key.

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