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Old 09-28-2003, 12:50 PM   #1
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Keyboard missing characters


I have had problems with my keyboard lately. I try to type some characters I was able to type in Windows with a French Canadian keyboard. The characters are those you can type with Ctrl+Alt+Numbers and others. For example, I can't do the A sign in an email. It looks like this


No "at" sign...

Any help appreciated. Thanks!
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Old 10-03-2003, 01:02 PM   #3
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How did you configure the keyboard during install?

You may check your XF86Config file for the character set... or use the characther map to bring up those characters. Usually the @ sign would be by pressing Alt Gr+q or Alt Gr+2 (on my LATAM keyboard, anyways )

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