What the reason behind the order of the letters in keyboard?

Answer The QWERTY keyboard layout was devised and created in the 1860s by the creator of the first modern typewriter, Christopher Sholes, a newspaper editor who lived in Milwaukee. Originally, the charact... 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

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 »

What is the reason behind the order of keys on a keyboard?

The QWERTY layout goes back to the invention of the typewriter. The first design was to lay the letters out in alphabetical order; however, this caused the machine to jam when typists typed quickl... Read More »

How come letters on a keyboard are arranged in that order?

nope the most use and most eficient format is the DVORAK keyboard format. it was scientifically formulated to have all the most used keys together.the QWERTY format was developed for typewriters to... Read More »