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Submitted by Yoo Young Ko
over 10 years

"|", How can I type it?

“|” It was not “L”, not “ l “ (Korean word sounds E such as 싸”이” ; PS”Y”) How can I type it from my keyboard?

What said,

  1. Shift-\ (“backslash”).
  2. German keyboard it is on the left together with < and > and the Alt Gr modifier key must be pressed to get the pipe.
  3. Note that depending on the font used, this vertical bar can be displayed as a consecutive line or by a line with a small gap in the middle.
  4. If nothing else helps, you can create this character (or any character) via its numeric ASCII code. For the pipe, this code is 124.

Hold down the ALT key Enter 1,2,4 on the numeric keyboard (you might need to activate it via the Num toggle key) Release the ALT key And voila – nice |

5.BTW, some Mac users report that on their keyboards you can obtain the | character by simultaneously pressing “ctrl”, “alt” and “<”.

And it didn’t work. I’m copying and pasting until now. Please save this illiterate.

Answer 533d3741631fe93b6d001960

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On a standard QUERTY keyboard it’s usally below the Esc-key and above Tab on the left side. On the Mac keyboard try alt + 7, or shift + alt + L.

Submitted by srrosten
over 10 years


Yoo Young Ko over 10 years

Thank you for your kindness! They don’t work on my keyboard either :(