backtick? `

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tom108, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. tom108

    tom108 Well-Known Member
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    does anyone know how to type the backtick symbol on the droid? the symbol looks like this ` and is usually located on the same key as the tilde on US keyboards.
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    Thanx,
     

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  2. GorillaTheHutt

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    on the keyboard, type alt, then shift, then L. you can also type alt, then shift, then Q; this method will allow you to type another letter (such as O) immediately after and get a grave accent on that letter (
     
  3. The_Chief

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    On the virtual keyboard, go to numbers and ALT. Should be 2nd from the left on top. At least it is on 2.1 keyboard...
     
  4. tom108

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    thanx guys!
     
  5. Graz

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    What the hell is that key used for anyways?
     
  6. tom108

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    it is used a lot in scripting. i sometimes use it in passwords since it is a forgotten character.
     
  7. markhu

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    You may already know this, but the HTC keyboard lacks ALT key. I found another keyboard that has the ALT key: ThickButtons and others listed at:

    Android Central's Keyboard Roundup | Android Central


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