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Hi, I have a MAC Book Pro, dual booted using bootcamp running Mac on One Partition and Windows 7 on the other.  The Mac keyboard has 3, £ and # all on one key. So I boot my Mac into Windows and open Word for example, I can get 3 and £ but not the # symbol.  How can I get the # symbol?  

If I boot the Mac into Windows 7 and connect to our TS server running windows server 2008 and office 2010 and open word, I get 3 and # but not the £ symbol.  What do i need to do in order to be able to use all 3 symbols on the keys no matter if I am on the windows 7 host or the TS?

Ideally I would like to be able to press CTRL to get £ and FN to get the # for example.  Is this possible, is there a key combination I am misssing?

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On OSX .. the ALT + 3 (on laptop keyboards you may need to use - CTRL + ALT + 3) will give you the # character (the Alt key sits between the CTRL and CMD keys and is also known as the Option key
On Windows you can create a custom keyboard Layout to enable the # character as described here
https://discussions.apple.com/message/5555599#5555599
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