Lenovo Ideapad - Shift key will not repeat?

Renoncer

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For some reason I can't get either of the shift keys on my Lenovo laptop to repeat. This is mildly frustrating for playing games where I would like to be able to hold shift down and for the game to repeat a skill/command over and over. Is this a common problem with an easy fix or is this part of how my laptop is designed to function?

Thanks!
 

MauveCloud

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I think that's part of how keyboards are designed to function, whether laptop or desktop. The shift key is a modifier and therefore not subject to typematic repeat. There might be a few keyboards that are exceptions to that rule, but I doubt there are many.
 

MauveCloud

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I think that's part of how keyboards are designed to function, whether laptop or desktop. The shift key is a modifier and therefore not subject to typematic repeat. There might be a few keyboards that are exceptions to that rule, but I doubt there are many.
 

Renoncer

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Alright. My desktop computer's keyboard repeats the shift key as well as the other modifier keys when held down so I was curious if it would be the same for my laptop. I will assume that it is not the case though.

Thanks for the reply!
 
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