Back-slash on a danish mac keyboard in windows7 (bootcamp)

Apple, in their minimalistic world, optimized the back-slash ‘\’ away on their keyboards (along with delete and other ‘useless’ keys), so using their keyboords for anything else than writing blogs is a pain when you don’t know where the ‘other’ signs are hidden.

\  (backslash) = shift + alt + 7

| (pipe) = ctrl + alt + “´`” key

This is only for danish keyboards.

I guess this is one of those cases where apple’s designers have forgotten that functionality comes before design. Same thing with the ‘one-mouse-button’ blunder, last time I checked, humans still had 5 fingers on each hand.


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