The backslash character is viewed as a weird character ( as : Y ) Follow Hamzawy Created September 20, 2022 11:46 When I type a backslash in the IDE, it shows such a character that I'm denoting the red circle.Why is this happening?
Is PhpStorm the only place you see the character in?
In general, it's the Japanese directory separator, so you probably have the locale set to Japanese somewhere in your system.
Since I updated my JetBrains apps to the latest version, I've seen the Japanese directory separator in PhpStorm, DataGrip, and CLion. Thanks for your help, I will try to find the problem in the system locale.
You can check the system directory separator by running
I had encountered the same issue. For me, this issue is appeared because of the custom font used like Frabklin Gothic Medium. That caused a yen (Ұ) symbol in directory path. When I chose the font like Jetbrains Mono, it changed to backward slash