How to use the ' key (next to 1 / ! key in English: ISO keyboard layout) within blender?

Normally you have to double press it to type it. For assigning and using the key this is not appropriate behavior.

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    $\begingroup$ huh? For me just pressing that key once produces ` as expected. $\endgroup$ – gandalf3 May 7 '17 at 19:52
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    $\begingroup$ I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is an issue with the configuration of the keyboard layout in the OS, not related to blender. $\endgroup$ – user1853 Jul 26 '17 at 14:52

for me it's shift + the key to use it

  • $\begingroup$ For me Shift+grave accent/backtic key gives me a tilde: ~ $\endgroup$ – gandalf3 May 7 '17 at 19:53
  • $\begingroup$ I think it depends on the operating system, and/or maybe my configuration is set differently or not correct. Have to press the shift + ´6' also twice to get '^' . $\endgroup$ – odn May 7 '17 at 20:00
  • $\begingroup$ well ok then just thought that I could help $\endgroup$ – TimoHo May 7 '17 at 21:31


Changed the keyboard layout (not the keyboard model) into English US with euro on the 5 .

With this wrong layout the ' key does work. By doing so the key can be used within blender.

The problem has nothing to do with blender but seems to be an os configuration error.

(Now lets find the appropriate layout > It is strange; but with mentioned selected layout as wrong it does work correct and there is no euro on the 5 as.)

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