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Old Sep 26, 2008, 11:48 AM   #1
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Typing the "⎮" (integral extension) character

Simple (or maybe not) question. How do I type the "⎮" (=integral extension) character on my MacBook? I tried multiple combinations of alt, cmd, etc but none of them worked.
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Old Sep 26, 2008, 11:50 AM   #2
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| <--That?

Shift and \

Or am I missing something?
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Old Sep 26, 2008, 11:51 AM   #3
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Old Sep 26, 2008, 12:00 PM   #4
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| <--That?

Shift and \

Or am I missing something?
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Shift + \ (key under delete)
Yes, that one. I don't have the \ placed on my keyboard, I need to press alt+shift+7 for typing it.

Maybe it's because it's a Danish keyboard layout? I don't know. It's going to be a hell to do programming if I can't type it.
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Yes, that one. I don't have the \ placed on my keyboard, I need to press alt+shift+7 for typing it.

Maybe it's because it's a Danish keyboard layout? I don't know. It's going to be a hell to do programming if I can't type it.
Ah, Danish layout

Is it Alt + i?
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It depends on if you are using the US(International) layout, or the Dutch Layout (as both are common).

On the Dutch Layout, it is Shift + * as indicated here: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi..._als_paden.svg

On the US international keyboard it is on the key between Return and Delete.

However, based on your responses, it almost sounds like you have a German Keyboard, if you have a key that has < and > on it, it is the Alt/Option character on that key.

The Wiki page on keyboards might help if you still can't find it...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyboard_layout

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Old Sep 26, 2008, 01:18 PM   #7
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Ah, Danish layout

Is it Alt + i?
That one worked! Thanks man. Appreciate it.
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Old Sep 26, 2008, 01:24 PM   #8
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That one worked! Thanks man. Appreciate it.
No problem.

If you go:

System Preferences ---> International---> Input Menu

Select Keyboard Viewer.

This then gives you a tool that you can access from the menu under the Flag in your Menu Bar. You can then find all the characters.
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completely off topic BUT TEG....you are like Data(from star trek, god that was nerdy for me to say) you like KNOW everything?!?!?! how... lol
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Use the Keyboard Viewer and press the Cmnd, Shift, etc. until you see what you want.
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completely off topic BUT TEG....you are like Data(from star trek, god that was nerdy for me to say) you like KNOW everything?!?!?! how... lol
My mind is a bit of a sponge, where I usually absorb all knowledge I'm exposed to (except in school or with advanced math) or I just know how to use Google to its full potential.

Plus, I'm a little better than Data in that I understand the basics of decorum and the meaning of idioms and turns of phrase.

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Plus, I'm a little better than Data in that I understand the basics of decorum and the meaning of idioms and turns of phrase.

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