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Subject:Re: Up and down thing From:"Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher -at- EXPERSOFT -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 8 Oct 1996 11:57:16 -0700
At 02:51 PM 10/8/96 -0400, Kat Nagel/MasterWork wrote:
>Mike Bygrave wrote:
>>Looking at my UK-layout keyboard, the 'vertical bar' symbol is
>>above the BACKSLASH key, next to 'Z' - the symbol over the
>>forward slash is a question mark. From this I gather that UK and
>>US keyboard layouts are different.
>Nope. My US/Mac extended keyboard has the vertical bar
>over the backslash, too.
My Microsoft Natural keyboard has the vertical bar and backslash
paired, too. But the key is directly over the Enter key, next to
the }] key.
In general, I think you can count on the |\ combination, but not
on its location on the keyboard.
sgallagher -at- expersoft -dot- com
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