Who created the keyboard alphabet arrangements?

Answer Christopher Sholes in 1874 invented the arrangement as typewriters had the tendency of the typebars to clash and jam if struck in rapid succession. This was a particularly serious problem, in that ... Read More »

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Why Isn't The Keyboard in Alphabet Order?

The QWERTY keyboard layout was devised in the 1860s by Christopher Sholes, a newspaper editor who lived in Milwaukee, who was also the creator of the first modern typewriter. Originally, the charac... Read More »

Why isnt the keyboard alphabet in order from a to z?

Because, when typewriters came out, each key was attached to a lever that struck the paper. Putting the letters in alphabetical order caused the levers to overlap and locked them quite often. Chris... Read More »

Why the alphabet in the computer keyboard have a random position?

they aren't set up in a random position. They are set up in the order that we use specific letters most, so that the most-used letters are in convenient positions.

When was the electronic keyboard created?

The electronic piano keyboard was developed in stages throughout the 20th century. The electric piano first appeared in the 1940s, and the first true digital electronic keyboard was introduced by Y... Read More »