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Keyboard key issues

In e-mails, when I click the Shift+2 buttons, I get the @ sign as it appears here. However, when I try the same thing when logging on to facebook or other sites and click the same 2 buttons I get the " sign instead. Can you please help?

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  • clintlavalle Dec 28, 2008

    What is the ALT GR button? I know the ALT but not familiar with the GR

  • clintlavalle Dec 28, 2008

    Beautiful. This is great! Thanks a bunch!!!!!

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Hold down the ALT GR button and then press 2 to get the sign in those websites
if I press shift + 2 here I get " if I press Alt gr + 2 here I get @

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