Office XP - How do you make the "pound" sign work

  Robinson Crusoe 18:18 12 Mar 2003

Recently installed office xp. Cannot make the pound sign work. When hit it comes up as # sign. Also the @ sign and " sign have done a swap.

Checked keyboard states is working ok in device manager. Any advice please?

  chrishillcoat 18:22 12 Mar 2003

You've got the US Keyboard layout - go to Control Panel, Keyboard, and change location.

  Robinson Crusoe 18:28 12 Mar 2003

I have done as you said but it does not give me the option in xp to change to english settings. I know you can do this in 98 but cannot find it where you suggest. Any other thoughts. Appreciated

  VoG™ 18:30 12 Mar 2003

Control Panel/Regional and Language Options

  Robinson Crusoe 18:49 12 Mar 2003

Still no luck. Is showing language as English UK but problem still there.

Is very frustrating. Would appreciate any other thoughts you may have

  Legolas 18:51 12 Mar 2003

You havet to reboot once you have changed to English UK

  Robinson Crusoe 19:01 12 Mar 2003

Thanks to the above finally got it to work.

Help much appreciated

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