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What is the function of the L/H lever on the Hermes 305 typewriter

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Hi. It isn't a carriage return. The L/H lever allows to print characters Low or High, I don't mean uppercase or lowercase but literally low or high. Usually is set on Low and one can put on High if needed. For example when you have a pre-compiled module, you have to put in something but there is a line in that spot. If you don't use L/H all the letters you type are printed right in that line becoming unclear. Set to High and your letters are printed upper the line.

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