When I press C-c C-e in org mode I get the export options. However I can not choose "Insert template" as when I try and type the # in mac os I need to press the option key and the 3 key. But Option is the meta key. How can I get to the insert template option.

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(setq mac-right-option-modifier 'none) ;; unbind right key for accented input

Though for my mac you use shift and 3 to get the '#' sign. But in any case it is good to keep one of the 'option' keys free for modifiers.

  • It's uk keyboard so shift 3 gets £
    – user27815
    Commented Oct 9, 2019 at 14:13

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