Using Uppercase Characters

In general, you should not use uppercase (capital) letters when using LadinoType.

Hebrew fonts do not have uppercase and lowercase letters. LadinoType treats uppercase and lowercase letters differently.
For example, a lowercase "m" produces a mem while an uppercase "M" produces a final mem (mem sofit). Similarly, a lowercase "s" produces a samech while an uppercase "S" produces a shin.  Read more about the LadinoType keyboard mapping in LadinoType Keyboard Mapping.  Accordingly, you should not capitalize words unless you mean to use a particular character. 
For example, if you were to type "Mi vezino Moshe es de Salonik" (My neighbor Moshe is from Salonika), LadinoType would render the sentence as follows.  Note both "mi" and "moshe" using a final mem (mem sofit) instead of a mem and would render Salonik with a shin instead of a samech. 

You should instead type the sentence as "mi vezino moshe es de salonik."  This will render the sentence correctly:

Note that LadinoType will automatically use final versions of letters where needed. So you would type "dicheron" (they said) in all lowercase and the system will automatically use a final nun (nun sofit) at the end of the word.
Often times you may find yourself copying and pasting Ladino text from outside LadinoType.  LadinoType includes helpful Lowercase Utilities to convert all characters to lowercase so you do not have to do so manually. 

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