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Old 07 October 2019, 16:06   #2339
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Originally Posted by Glen M View Post
I've got another one that just came to me at the weekend when playing with my A1200.

Why is there a blank key on the keyboard beside return?
That is a good question ... it is used in the German layout for "#"

In the English layout there seems to be an other blank key next to the left shift-key...
That is used as "< >" in the German layout.

I wonder why they did not use these dead keys for e.g. curly brackets in the english layout.

(the Amiga 1000 has a different shape for the return-key and a wider left shift-key, making these dead key obsolete.)
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