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"Shift"+"\" returns "@" with using Microsoft Pinyin SimpleFast IME on Windows 8

Consider the following scenario:

When you use the Microsoft Pinyin SimpleFast IME on a Windows 8 computer, and if you press the "Shift" + "\" combination keys, the output of this combination is "@", while you may expect to get the "|" character.

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Microsoft is aware of the issue. This issue will be fixed in a future release of Microsoft Pinyin SimpleFast IME.

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Article ID: 2776529 - Last Review: 10/24/2012 20:49:00 - Revision: 1.0

Windows 8

  • KB2776529