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Mustafa Başaran
Mustafa Başaran
28,021 Points

Pipe character on a Windows OS laptop w/ a Turkish keyboard

I can not type | (pipe) character on the teamtreehouse console. Two sure ways of getting it on the screen (Alt + 124 and AltGr + - ) do not simply work there. I have a Windows OS laptop with a Turkish keyboard. If there is anyone who has another alternative, I would really appreciate that. Anyone from Turkey? Hey?? :)

2 Answers

I had the same problem, the console doesn't let me use properly the alt gr button. The solution I found is to set the american keyboard in: Control panel / Regional and language options (in all control panel items) / Keyboard and languages tab / Change keyboards button / General tab / Add button. Here, you look for english, american english, you hit OK to quit everywhere. While you are in your terminal window, you hit alt+shift until the language toolbar on your taskbar changes to EN. Then you are on english keyboard. Press the button next to the left shift button, it will give . With shift + this button, you will get the magic |. Your keyboard may differ from mine, then try out other buttons! I think it may also be not far from backspace.

Mustafa Başaran
Mustafa Başaran
28,021 Points

Thank you very much for your excellent feedback Norbert. It works! I can now type | pretty much everywhere on the treehouse console. Köszönöm!! :)

You're very welcome Mustafa! I hoped my answer wasn't too late for you. :)