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Report #:  67700   Status: Closed
Can't enter # in evaluate/modify dialog
Project:  Delphi Build #:  12.0.3170.16989
Version:    12.0 Submitted By:   Eric Grange
Report Type:  Basic functionality failure Date Reported:  10/9/2008 2:36:16 AM
Severity:    Commonly encountered problem Last Updated: 3/20/2012 2:24:39 AM
Platform:    All platforms Internal Tracking #:   267249
Resolution: Fixed (Resolution Comments) Resolved in Build: : 14.0.3371.20201
Duplicate of:  None
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Description
The # character end a few others characters (at least the tild '~', opening accolade '{' and euro sign '€') can't be entered in the evaluate modify dialog (the Ctrl+F7).

This is on an AZERTY keyboard.

Other AltGr characters can be entered without issue (such as @, closing accolade {, ).
Steps to Reproduce:
Open the dialog with Ctrl+F7 or menu, try typing in # via AltGr + 3 keys, or Ctrl+Alt+3 keys, nothing happens.
Workarounds
Type in the code editor or notepad, then copy-paste into the evaluate/modify dialog.
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Comments

Ilkka Hyvarinen at 11/3/2008 5:14:23 AM -
Can't reproduce on a QWERTY-keyboear (Finnish layout).  E.g. AltGr+3 produces '£' just fine.

Chris Hesik (Embarcadero) at 2/19/2009 2:24:39 PM -
Does turning off "Use Ctrl-Alt keys" on the "Tools | Options | Editor Options | Key Mappings" page help at all (at least in the AtlGR-E (euro sign) case)?

There's a separate bug that this setting will not properly disable Ctrl-Alt-2, Ctrl-Alt-3, Ctrl-Alt-4.

Also, is this only a problem in the Evaluate/Modify dialog?  IOW, are you able to use these key sequences in the code editor, or in other dialogs?

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