AltGr key

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AltGr key

(ALT GRaph key) A key on many international computer keyboards that is located where the right Alt key is normally found (right of the spacebar). When pressed along with a keyboard key, it enables entry of special characters.


AltGr + E = Euro
On this French AZERTY keyboard, the Euro symbol on the E key is entered when the AltGr key is held down and the E key is pressed.
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U+0308 Dieresis combinable VK_OEM_7 + Mayuscula - U+0331 Acento largo inferior VK_OEM_MINUS combinable ~ U+0303 Tilde combinable Mayuscula + VK_ OEM_MINUS - U+0304 Acento largo combinable AltGr + VK_ OEM_MINUS [disjunction] U+030C Acento anti-circunflejo Shift + VK_3 combinable O U+0339 Semicirculo inferior VK_OEM_2 derecho combinable O U+031C Semicirculo inferior Shift + VK_OEM_2 izquierdo combinable
Most of the rest of Europe will hold down "AltGr" and "e" but, irony on irony, we can't do that in the UK because it produces "?".