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I use MySQL a lot and also Pseudo code editors, I am trying to find out the shortcut for this character


// Example
SELECT * FROM `latest_orders` LIMIT 3000

Preferably on a Windows Machine (UK Keyboard)

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What keyboard layout are you using? – m0skit0 Feb 7 '12 at 11:44
The character is called backtick, by the way. – slhck Feb 7 '12 at 12:28
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Should be the button left of your '1'. See this pic from wikipedia:

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This is the character, from my keyboard.

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On my keyboard it is the key below the escape key, top left hand side of the keyboard, that's on a standard UK desktop keyboard.

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