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I am using a password that has been generated by the organization where I work, and that specific password terminates with the ^ character. This password cannot be changed so I must keep it for the rest of my life.

The problem is that on a Mac, I can't enter this password properly (I am essentially talking about web pages with input forms when logging to my account.)

When writing into an HTML input box using a PC or on any Linux distribution, if I want to write the ^ character, I simply have to press the ^ key followed by a space. But using a mac, this process doesn't work, pressing space right after won't write the ^ character.

What I need to do every time I enter my password, is to write the ^ into a place I can see it, copy it, and paste it at the end of the input box. This way it works...

I have no idea where this can be fixed up...

  • What exacty happens if you press the <kbd>^</kbd> followed by <kbd>space</kbd>? It works fine for me as we speak: up.frd.mn/FbUEmvpNGd.gif – frdmn Jan 7 '16 at 10:09
  • It works everywhere, except into Password fields. In this particular case, the character isn't written... – Scaraux Jan 7 '16 at 10:37
  • By the way, how did you generated that .gif ? – Scaraux Jan 7 '16 at 10:41
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    What language keyboard? ^ is Shift/6 on an English keyboard. – Tetsujin Jan 7 '16 at 11:10
  • I am using a Azerty (French) keyboard, using the apple mapping. So the '^' key is right next to the 'p' key. – Scaraux Jan 7 '16 at 12:02

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