comments and questions of 11 july 2002
dcragg at lacscentre.co.uk
Thu Jul 11 16:34:01 EDT 2002
At 2:16 pm +0200 11/7/02, peter.fink at tiscali.ch wrote:
>5) I can't type the characters \ | [ ] @ in the script editor on a
>keyboard, as they are typed here with the AltGr modifier key. How to fix
>this ? (I'm not asking for bypasses).
This may be a problem with some keyboards/drivers. Below is a part of
an old exchange from the Metacard list:
>> >I experience the same problem. Actually this is not @ but the
>> >right Alt key that is affected.
>> >So the person can not use the backslash (Alt-? in german layout) as well.
>> >I use Logitech Wireless keyboard. So to avoid this "limitation" I
>> >have to remove service program for the keyboard from the systray
>> >everytime I have to edit a metacard script.
>> Could you expain a little more how you avoid this "limitation"? Are
>> you saying the problem is related to the driver/software for the
>> particular keyboard?
>I think so
>>Would that explain why it works (in NT, XP at
>> least) with my "plain" keyboard?
>Just tried to load/remove the driver "iTouch.exe" for the keyboard.
>it seems to be the troublemaker.
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