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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Every so often I type something that changes the keyboard mapping in Eclipse. The keys are right in Windows and go back when I restart Eclipse. Does anyone know what I could be accidentally typing that causes this?

Here are the keys I notice being different:
" shows as @
@ shows as ?
$ shows as £
{} shows as []
[] shows as {}
\ shows as #
| shows as ~
~ shows as ¬ (I don't even know what that is)


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It almost sounds like a GB keyboard layout. The Good Typing typing tutorial shows the keyboard layout as:



Almost matches!


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Jeanne Boyarsky
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You're right. And Ilja noted Alt-Shift changes keyboard layouts. That works; I can switch between the two reliably.

And I can understand how I would type alt-shift by accident.
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Cool, glad you got it worked out.

Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:~ shows as ¬ (I don't even know what that is)

Wikipedia to the rescue (I'd say that I've learned something, but I am sure I will forget it within a few weeks).
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Andrew Monkhouse wrote:Cool, glad you got it worked out.

Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:~ shows as ¬ (I don't even know what that is)

Wikipedia to the rescue (I'd say that I've learned something, but I am sure I will forget it within a few weeks).

That makes sense. Because ~ is also negation and they share a key.
 
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