LKBEN10777: No Symbols with Alt-Gr Key in RDP-session with german keyboard


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 0 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

No characters with Alt Gr Key (like backslash ) can be selected in RDP session

Cause

Workaround: use Ctrl key together with Alt Gr

Solution

This is just a workaround, havent´t found the solution yet.

On Remotedesktop session with german keyboard, layout characters with Alt-Gr (for example: backslash) do not function. Use Strg-Alt Gr-<key> instead.

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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