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    Unhappy Finding @ sign
    Hi,

    Just recently bought my first MacBookPro, in fact my first Apple notebook. After the initial happiness i realized i cannot even start using the machine as I cannot find the @ sign. The usual Alt+2 does not work
    Please help how i can find the @ symbol. thx

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    The @ sign can be typed by pushing Shift+2, not Alt+2.
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    Smile
    thx vansmith...you made my evening

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    How strange that you can't find the @ symbol having typed it 3 times in your initial post..

    Regards

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    Perhaps he was using a Windows keyboard to post??

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    Quote Originally Posted by wavinwayne View Post
    Perhaps he was using a Windows keyboard to post??
    Or he copied/pasted it from somewhere?

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    or she used a different notebook

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    Quote Originally Posted by buksi View Post
    or she used a different notebook :smirk:
    Touche'

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