ok, SERIOUSLY - how do i get the '#' sign on my mac?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by wowser, May 5, 2004.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    wowser

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    #1
    Seeing the pound thread reminded me. (though the pound sign is clearly labeled on my keyboard) . But how do i get the '#" sign? (i copy and pasted that from a music page) I have a british layout keboard. cheers (and in all seriousness)
    Ed
     
  2. macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

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    #2
    The moderator answered your question in the last thread by linking you to a thread with the answer.

    There's no reason to waste our time with another thread when people are to lazy to click on a link.

    ie...

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=70335

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    aka, try Key Caps or Option-3 (which is the easiest method). [​IMG]
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502a

    wowser

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    #3
    no need to get tetchy - i just thought the other thread was about the £ sign, but thankyou - now i can use

    [alt] + '3' = '#'
     
  4. macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

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    #4
    Yes they're in the same spot, just flipped on US and British Keyboard layouts.
     

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