On a keyboard why are the keys lined QWERTY instead of ABCDEF?

Answer Old typewriters used to get clogged up becuase people typed too quickly (the old mechanical ones)In an attempt to slow typists down, they came up with what they thought was a bad keyboard layout.No... Read More »

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Why do we have a QWERTY keyboards instead of a ABCDEF keyboard?

back when they originally designed the keyboard, they designed it in a way that would slow people down on purpose.. the reason for this was because the old fashioned type-writers would jam if you ... Read More »

How many keys are on a qwerty keyboard?

The typical QWERTY keyboard has between 81 and 105 keys, according to Greg Baker and Tom Bowen, authors of "First Byte: Using Information and Communication Technology." The term QWERTY refers to th... Read More »

How to make keyboard keys equal different keys?

It's called re-mapping the keyboard. Software is available for that. Google it.

What is the name for the ^ on a QWERTY keyboard?

The ^ symbol on a QWERTY keyboard indicates where a word or phrase should be inserted onto a page. This writer's and proofreader's mark is officially known as a caret, but is also commonly referred... Read More »