Type tool stuck in Caps Lock position

Issue: The Type tool types as if the Caps Lock is on

Even when the Caps Lock is not enabled/active, the Type tool types only in capitalized text.

Solution: Reset the Type tool defaults or Photoshop Elements preferences

Solution 1: Reset the Type tool

  1. In Photoshop Elements Editor, select the Type Tool.
  2. In the Tools Options area, click the pop-up menu, and click Reset Tools.
  3. Restart Photoshop Elements Editor.

Solution 2: Reset Photoshop Elements preferences

(Try this solution if the resetting the Type tool does not work)

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Windows: Open Photoshop Elements Editor > Edit menu > Preferences > General
    • Mac OS: Open Photoshop Elements Editor menu > Preferences > General
  2. Select the Reset Preferences on next Launch option.
  3. Restart Photoshop Elements Editor.
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