Why does my keyboard type é instead of a slash?

Why does my keyboard type é instead of a slash?

If you do get an “é” when you want to type a “/” or “?”, then it’s likely you have accidentally switched your system’s active keyboard layout or input language using the assigned hot keys (ie. CTRL + SHIFT). Go to the “Keyboards and Languages” tab and select “Change Keyboards”.

Which key is forward slash?

Creating the “/” symbol on a U.S. keyboard On English keyboards, the forward slash is on the same key as the question mark key next to the right Shift key.

How do you type a left slash?

Press the alt key to the right of the space bar ( alt gr ), and the key above the enter key (which should typically be hash on a US keyboard set to UK input – but on your laptop it is actually the \ key!). This should provide a backslash!

How do you use a slash?

You should use the slash with care in formal writing.

  1. A slash is often used to indicate “or”:
  2. Use a slash for fractions:
  3. Use a slash to indicate “per” in measurements of speed, prices etc:
  4. People often use a slash in certain abbreviations:
  5. A slash is often used in dates to separate day, month and year:

Why is the question mark an é?

Get Rid of É on Keyboard Find yourself typing away and go to hit the Question Mark and have É instead? press CTRL+SHIFT (press CTRL first and while holding press SHIFT, sometimes you have to do it twice in a row to disable.)

How do you get the slash button back?

Answer: The backslash key is located near the “Enter” or “Return” key on most keyboards. It is most often found directly to the left of the Enter key, but can also be placed below or above the enter key. The backslash key is located directly above the the Return key on Apple keyboards.

How do you type a slash in CMD?

To get backslash ( \ ) if the backslash key is not working: Press keys 9 and 2 while holding down Alt key. To get frontslash ( / ): Press keys 4 and 7 while holding down Alt key.

What does W slash mean?

In text-speak, w/ = with, is very common. To do the opposite, people (used to) generally use the other slash w\ = without.