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Old 07-31-2005, 06:56 PM   #1
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How to make a "Pipe" symbol?


Does anybody know how to make a "Pipe" symbol? I cant seem to figure it out.
 
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Old 07-31-2005, 07:00 PM   #2
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On a standard english PC keyboard, it is next to the left shift key, hold shift and press that key. Presuming of course you have an english keyboard.

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Old 07-31-2005, 07:17 PM   #3
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on my laptop it is above the \ key. right above the enter key. the pipe on the keyboard has a gap in the middle looking sorta like a :.
 
Old 07-31-2005, 07:39 PM   #4
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Re: How to make a "Pipe" symbol?

Quote:
Originally posted by markw8500
Does anybody know how to make a "Pipe" symbol? I cant seem to figure it out.
Are you kidding? maybe you need some typing program...
 
Old 07-31-2005, 08:15 PM   #5
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on my keyboard shift+\ makes |
 
Old 08-01-2005, 11:27 AM   #6
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So your telling me that you never asked anyone how to make a Pipe?
 
Old 08-02-2005, 02:59 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by markw8500
So your telling me that you never asked anyone how to make a Pipe?
ahem...

On my Dell Latitude D400, simply press the `SHIFT + \` key, below the `BACKSPACE`...

I didn't see any problem to make a pipe...
 
Old 08-02-2005, 03:04 AM   #8
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yeah its shift and the key with a broken pipe on UK keyboards, the pipe symbol on the left of one (1) actually produces a broken pipe when used with alt-gr
 
Old 06-08-2008, 06:54 AM   #9
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Talking Piping symbol ( | ) on Dell Inspiron 6400

Dear Readers,,
Because of the difference in keyboard layouts, one may find difficult in searching the special characters. So, don't be panic.

I also face problem to get a piping symbol on my laptop Dell Inspiron 6400 model I found the piping ( | ) symbol just to bottom left corner to ENTER button (ie. 3rd right button after letter 'L'. Also, don't forget to press and hold the shift button before pressing this piping symbol.

Thanking you...
 
Old 03-12-2011, 06:21 PM   #10
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It is a real issue onn some laptops

I found this as I had a similar issue trying to add services to a client laptop. The issue is with at least some Toshiba and some asus keyboards. Once you follow these directions then the "SHIFT" + "\" works as you want or as a user would expect. I advise that when making this bit of code that you stick with a simple edit application, not open office, or word-like apps...

The combination of SHIFT + backslash and bar (or pipe) keys (\ to |) will for some reason produce < and > symbols, which really confused me to no end. This issue involves other SHIFT + * type of keyboard commands this should fix any and all issues in one shot. At least it worked on the types listed as I did try it and it worked great. Follow the directions below to remap the key to produce pipe instead of the greater than or less than, (< or >).

1. In your home directory create the file called ".Xmodmap" (NOTE that the first character is dot ".")
2. Put the following into the ".Xmodmap" file (or add this if you already remapped some other keys):

Code:

keycode 94 = backslash bar
keycode 77 = Insert
keycode 118 = Num_Lock
clear mod2
add mod2 = Num_Lock

3. Save, log out and log back in.
4. If xmodmap configuration window will show on next login on your Linux distro, then:

i) choose the ".Xmodmap" file on the right side and click "Load" button
ii) put a check mark at the bottom, so this dialog won't show up next time.

I have tried this and it works great.
 
Old 03-12-2011, 07:43 PM   #11
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So your telling me that you never asked anyone how to make a Pipe?
It's printed on the keyboard. Your question is akin to asking how to make a ~ symbol.
 
Old 03-12-2011, 08:28 PM   #12
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Wink

...A pipe? A pipe?! Why, of course, my boy...


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Old 03-12-2011, 08:59 PM   #13
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Relax,

Maybe the OP did not know that the "pipe" symbol was |
 
Old 03-12-2011, 09:25 PM   #14
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...A pipe? A pipe?! Why, of course, my boy...


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Old 03-12-2011, 09:39 PM   #15
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On A Dell Inspiron 1525 it is BETWEEN the enter and the backspace keys. Hit shift and the backslash key there it is.
 
  


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