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Numpty Question: Hashtag - where is it on a UK keyboard????

Numpty Question: Hashtag - where is it on a UK keyboard????

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cptsideways

Original Poster:

12,242 posts

171 months

Saturday 4th February 2012
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I'm completely flummoxed on this, googling has'nt helped either!

dave87

518 posts

122 months

Saturday 4th February 2012
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Just above the right shift button.

 # 
I'm presuming you mean?

(btw plain hash on this forum starts a numbered list.)

cptsideways

Original Poster:

12,242 posts

171 months

Saturday 4th February 2012
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Cheers paperbag

Robb F

4,334 posts

90 months

Saturday 4th February 2012
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laugh

zac510

5,546 posts

125 months

Saturday 4th February 2012
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So close.. you must have hit at least 4 of the keys surrounding it just to start this thread!
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cptsideways

Original Poster:

12,242 posts

171 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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In all honesty it was covered up by a bit of keyboard goo, time for a new keyboard me thinks hehe

Changedmyname

12,502 posts

100 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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  1. there.

Deva Link

26,934 posts

164 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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cptsideways said:
In all honesty it was covered up by a bit of keyboard goo, time for a new keyboard me thinks hehe
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/7377002.stm

ArsE92

19,840 posts

106 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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Changedmyname said:
1. there.

munky

5,327 posts

167 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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since when is it called a hashtag?

munky

5,327 posts

167 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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although here's a challenge - find it on the keyboard of a Macbook Air..

luke111s

847 posts

107 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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munky said:
although here's a challenge - find it on the keyboard of a Macbook Air..
Looking forward to the answer, I tend to use copy and paste boxedin

y2blade

56,027 posts

134 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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cptsideways said:
In all honesty it was covered up by a bit of keyboard goo, time for a new keyboard me thinks hehe
hurl

munky

5,327 posts

167 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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luke111s said:
munky said:
although here's a challenge - find it on the keyboard of a Macbook Air..
Looking forward to the answer, I tend to use copy and paste boxedin
Alt-3 as far as I remember.. (don't have it with me right now, or I'd check)

thegman

1,924 posts

123 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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Also just for clarity - its is just a "hash". A hashtag is a hash with a tag word next to it, used in twitter etc, e.g. #keyboardgoo

BoRED S2upid

13,719 posts

159 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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:-) Great thread. OP when you pressed the ' key you didn't spot it hiding?

Accelebrate

3,892 posts

134 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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munky said:
luke111s said:
munky said:
although here's a challenge - find it on the keyboard of a Macbook Air..
Looking forward to the answer, I tend to use copy and paste boxedin
Alt-3 as far as I remember.. (don't have it with me right now, or I'd check)
Yep, Alt-3 on a Mac.

cptsideways

Original Poster:

12,242 posts

171 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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BoRED S2upid said:
:-) Great thread. OP when you pressed the ' key you didn't spot it hiding?
On my sticky keyboard hehe its on the "~" key

sawman

3,716 posts

149 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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Accelebrate said:
munky said:
luke111s said:
munky said:
although here's a challenge - find it on the keyboard of a Macbook Air..
Looking forward to the answer, I tend to use copy and paste boxedin
Alt-3 as far as I remember.. (don't have it with me right now, or I'd check)
Yep, Alt-3 on a Mac.
+1

North America # is called a pound sign,
Do north american macs show # on the 3 key and have £ on the alt function?

marshalla

15,902 posts

120 months

Tuesday 14th February 2012
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sawman said:
North America # is called a pound sign,
only because they're too lazy to type "lb" wink