Bob Sneidar bobs at
Fri Oct 22 14:43:15 EDT 2010

I wonder if they sell a UK keyboard. For me, the # is shift-3, where it's always been for US keyboards. The @ is shift-2, again where it's always been. " is shift-' again... well you get the idea. 


On Oct 22, 2010, at 11:23 AM, Peter Alcibiades wrote:

> The real irritation about the Apple keyboards is the keys.  Where, you ask
> yourself is the # key?  The layout seems to be neither us nor uk but
> something horrible in between, so if you are not using an Apple computer you
> end up writing xmodmap files to get " and @ in the right places, and then
> they do not correspond to what is on the keys.  Its the usual story,
> difference and irritation for its own sake, in a nutshell, everything one
> detests about Apple.  Which is why, despite its being a superior keyboard in
> itself, I won't be buying another one to replace the Cherry.

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