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"Alt + 2" and "Alt + 3" to make € and # respectively on British Apple keyboard stopped working!

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Artur M. Calculating status...
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Jan 10, 2012 11:40 AM

Hi there,

 

When I was using Snow Leopard, I used the "alt + numbers" to switch between spaces. Since in Lion this can now be achieved with gestures, I removed the shortcut, but for some bizzare reason, I didn't get the functionality of typing € and # back?

 

I checked (and reset to defaults) the keyboard shortcuts, which didn't help. To make matters stranger, even if I open the Keyboard Viewer I can't click on the respective symbols to write them. I can see them in the right place when I press alt, but they are not active when I click them (unike the other symbols which are just fine!)

 

BTW before the upgrade to Lion, they worked fine - I was occasionally switching from the spaces functionality and it was OK. Nothing odd at all.

 

Thanks for you help!

Art

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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