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Backslash Symbol "\" with Romaji Keyboard Failed to Show Yen Symbol for a Java Application on macOS (Doc ID 2448870.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2021

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 9 and later
Apple Mac OS X (PowerPC)


On macOS,

  1. Make sure Japanese is added to the list of input sources in OS settings
  2. Choose Romaji input method
  3. Press backslash "\" key from the keyboard

The backslash "\" instead of a Yen symbol is displayed.


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