Support external Keyboard is a POS

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lance-tek, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. lance-tek

    lance-tek Well-Known Member
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    Droid 2 Global (it is running 2.2 for the OS)

    I am trying to use the external keyboard to put in a backslash ("\") but hitting the ALT + SPACE (should give me SYM) does nothing. ALT LOCK doesn't seem to work at all either.

    I am having better luck with the virtual keyboard but I thought I would ask if this is an issue with the DROID 2 (base) as well? Or if it is just the D2G so far...

    Thanks,
     

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  2. pool_shark

    pool_shark Well-Known Member
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    Apparently I've never used the backslash with the physical keyboard.

    Just tried it to answer your question and it worked just fine.
     
  3. lance-tek

    lance-tek Well-Known Member
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  4. Super_Six_Two

    Super_Six_Two Well-Known Member
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    worked for me...
     
  5. dhbuckley

    dhbuckley Well-Known Member
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    "regular" D2, worked 4 me... Needed alt + space

    Worked also w/ Swype virtual kb, preloaded.

    Good luck...

    David
     

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