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If you can no longer input @ characters in Domino Designer....

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... then you probably have installed the SVN (Subversion) plugin to do source control (which is great, BTW).

The whole developer team had this issue... for ages. We always had to use an external editor just to copy and paste a single @ character when programming SSJS or Java. When coding @formula language in SSJS this is somewhat inconvenient .

As it is very hard to google for @, our attempts to solve this did not deliver usable results quickly - and working against deadlines nobody took the time to really investigate this. We thought that this might happen just to us, maybe related to our German keyboards or the bad weather here in Frankfurt....
(Note for non-German readers: on a German keyboard you have to hold alt+ctrl and press Q, or AltGr+Q to get a @ character).

Today I noticed that when pressing AltGr-Q in a dialog the Subversion revision graph opened in the background. That got me thinking... and I googled for "eclipse svn altgr-q". The first hit was a stackoverflow question, which solved our problem: The SVN plugin grabs that key combination and assigns this to alt-ctrl-Q - which is a very bad idea for German users, as this will block the @ symbol. You just have to go to the preferences and delete this assignment. - easy, if you know what is going on.

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