the (tilde) button in the keyboard is not working

  bibo1465 21:34 17 Oct 2005

hi everyone

Please i need you help.I can't use the (tilde) button in my keyboard.

When i play a game,to be able to bring the console in to use the cheat codes,they asked while playing press the tilde button to bring the console in.

I pressed the control button then tilde button nothing happened,no console showed up.

I thought the problem from my keyboard, i used my nephew keyboard,and tried again,nothing happened the same thing happened(no console).

Can you please help me solving this problem,and thank you for your help in advance

  DieSse 21:49 17 Oct 2005

Why did you press the Ctrl button first?

Check the tilde button using your word processor - if it works there it's not a keyboard problem.

  DieSse 21:51 17 Oct 2005

PS - just to check - this is a tilde ~

Just checking - no offence meant!

  bibo1465 22:00 17 Oct 2005

Hi DieSse

I press the CTRL button because you can't use the tilde button without pressing the CTRL key.

yes you are right the tilde sign is right.

as you mentioned i was able to use it while in word processing.

how come i can't use use while in game.please help me

Thank you again for the quick reply.

  DieSse 22:02 17 Oct 2005

I don't think you shoul be pressing the Ctrl button - the tilde is just a charcter key on the keyboard, just like any other. Probably you should be pressing the Shift key at the same time, but not, I think, the Ctrl key.

  Methedrine 22:08 17 Oct 2005

For most games the button you should you be pressing is the one under the escape key.

  woodchip 22:28 17 Oct 2005

You cannot press Ctrl + ~ unless you let go and press shift. As Ctrl as no effect on #

  bibo1465 23:08 17 Oct 2005

-I pressed tilde without pressing the CTRL key.
-Methedrine:I preesed the one below escape button.
-shift at the same for tilde

ALL of them nothing helped, i still can't see and use the console,again please help me

thank you

  woodchip 23:09 17 Oct 2005

You have to press Shift+~

  woodchip 23:16 17 Oct 2005

What Operating System are you using?

  splork 23:24 17 Oct 2005

You normally have to enable the console in games with additions to the shortcut. I know this isn't the case for all games - which game is it, and has it worked successfully until now? Getting the console up I mean...

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