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Old Apr 25, 2012, 12:08 PM   #1
lolol Filip
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Can't do the at-sign.

Started very recently. The Alt key (or option) works, and same with the 2 key.
However, when I press them both at the same time, no at-sign appears.
This is only happening on my primary account, I tested it out on another one and it worked. What could be the reason for this?
I've tried a bunch of different language settings, and they didn't help either.
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Old Apr 25, 2012, 12:14 PM   #2
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Started very recently. The Alt key (or option) works, and same with the 2 key.
However, when I press them both at the same time, no at-sign appears.
This is only happening on my primary account, I tested it out on another one and it worked. What could be the reason for this?
I've tried a bunch of different language settings, and they didn't help either.
To type the @ sign, press Shift-2, not Option-2, which produces the trademark symbol: ™
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Old Apr 25, 2012, 12:35 PM   #3
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To type the @ sign, press Shift-2, not Option-2, which produces the trademark symbol:
I believe Option-2 produces the @ sign on some keyboards, the Spanish one for instance. I wonder if lolol Filip is from the Philippines, where Spanish is widely spoken. (but there's several other layouts where Shift+2 is not @)

The Spanish Mac keyboard uses Option in place of the AltGr key found on non-US PC keyboards.

Perhaps the OP's primary account got its language changed, or maybe a simple restart will fix the problem.
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Old Apr 25, 2012, 12:39 PM   #4
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I believe Option-2 produces the @ sign on some keyboards...
Good point! In looking at the OP's post history, it appears they may be Swedish.
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Old Apr 25, 2012, 02:05 PM   #5
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I'm swedish, and like I said, I've been able to do the at-sign, just not anymore.
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