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 How did they get the order of the letters on the QWERTY keyboard layout?

Answer The QWERTY keyboard layout was designed so that successive keystrokes would alternate sides of the keyboard so as to avoid jams in manual typewriters. First designs of manual typewriters using keyb... Read More »
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Is there a reason for the letters on a PC keyboard being in the order that they are?

Yes. Read the link below (just the "History and purposes" section). It's quite fascinating that you can spell "typewriter" using just the top row. O_o
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Who invented the alternative keyboard layout for the QWERTY?

August Dvorak invented the Dvorak keyboard layout, the most popular alternative to the standard QWERTY design. Dvorak was granted a patent for his invention in 1936. Some believe that the Dvorak la... Read More »
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Why are the letters on ur keyboard not in alpahbetical order why that particular order?

The 'QWERTY' keyboard originates from old typewriter keyboards. To avoid the most popular keys hitting each other as they printed onto the paper, the popular ones were kept apart.This cut down on t... Read More »
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Why are the letters on the keyboard not in alphabetical order?

It goes back to the typewriter.Take a look at a few sources: http://www.answerbag.com/q_view/1819http://www.stupidquestionsanswered.com/a…take care,Chad
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