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I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

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I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

Hi

 

I am running SAS university Edition with  VM-fusion. I need the: @ and $ but: alt + 2 , alt + 4  , does not work when I am Using SAS in a browser, why Am I getting this problem?

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Re: I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

I'm not clear on what's your issue.

In the browser you can't enter certain characters? Is your computer language English by default? Which browser are you using and is the issue present in all browsers?
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Re: I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

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It seems like a simple problem I want to  get @ , $  using : alt + 2  and alt + 4 , and it won't allow me to do it in the section which i have pointed out in the picture


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Re: I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

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I use:  Safari Version 8.0 (10600.1.25.1), my computer language is swedish by default

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Re: I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

Have you tried using the shift key? Shift + 2, Shift + 4

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Re: I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

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above i wrote that I used  cmd + 2 and cmd + 4 , mistake! but I have edited it to alt + 2 and alt + 4  which would give me @ and $ .

 

What happens when i do:  alt + 2  is that the "code window" jumps/switches to the "log window"  and once i do: alt + 2 again it goes to the "result window", 

 

code --> log ---> result 

 

when applying alt + 2, but as I have mentioned it should be @ or atleast how it works when I am not using SAS university edition

 

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Re: I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

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shift + 2  gives: "  and shift + 4 gives: €

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Re: I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

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You should open a support ticket with SAS.

Normally in this type of frustrating situation I end up using copy-paste.  So open a file in NOTEPAD or other editor that works with your keyboard and type the problem characters there.  Highlight them and copy them. Then go back to the SAS Studio window and paste them in.

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Re: I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

hehe, the problem is that I cant even copy from eg.  a .txt file and paste it into my "SAS browser". I give up , i will borrow another computer which not a MAC computer,  Smiley Sad

 

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Re: I can't write/use @,$ what is wrong?

It works fine on my Mac using Chrome.

To copy and paste, it does warn you but there's a way around it. I can't recall if you need to Right click or use the menu at the top to copy and paste.
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