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I have bought a new Magic Keyboard in Portugal to replace my previous one as I spilled coffee on it! Now I find many of the keys produce bizarre non matching symbols. What on Earth is going on?
If I try to hit the question mark key all I get is this _
If I want an apostrophe I get - instead
The bracket keys are out of order and I struggle to find what I need.
; is found by hitting a key to the right of L but it marked with a another option.
The key next to that is a ^ yet gives me " or '
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Aug 31, 2017 at 9:59
The problem is that your Keyboard layout is set to Brazilian and not to the Layout that you are used to..
Go to System Settings -> Keyboard -> Input Sources...
There you will see that its the wrong input source.
To change it click on the plus symbol (+) in the left corner of the list and add the input source you want.
Aug 31, 2017 at 10:12
If you want the output of a Portuguese hardware keyboard to match what is printed on the keys in MacOS, go to system preferences/keyboard/input sources and use the plus/add buttons to make sure that ONLY Portuguese is on the list. At present it appears you have the US or Brazilian layouts there as well.
If you are using this keyboard with iOS, then you have the make sure that your Settings > General > Keyboard > Hardware Keyboards is set to Portuguese.
Aug 31, 2017 at 12:07
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