As the title says, I'm using a MacBook Pro to log in to my Windows 7 desktop (using "Remote Desktop Connection").

I've tried all the usual keyboard combinations to get a hash key from within Windows: Alt+3, Ctrl+Alt+3 (both left and right alt keys on the keyboard) but no characters appear.

Any ideas?


The key combination to use is Cmd + \

Sourced from the second comment of this blog post.

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  • Phew, thanks! I'd given up looking but this works perfectly :) – BT643 Jul 12 '11 at 18:42
  • @fitzrover You are a shining light in the darkness. Thank you. – Jonathan Feb 19 '14 at 13:45

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