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 Why Is A Keyboard Not In Alphabetical Order?

Answer In 1875, Christopher Sholes with assistance from Amos Densmore rearranged the typewriter keyboard so that the commonest letters were not so close together and the type bars would come from opposi... Read More »
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Why isn't the keyboard in alphabetical order?

A typewriter with the QWERTY layoutThe QWERTY keyboard layout was devised and created in the early 1870s by Christopher Sholes, a newspaper editor and printer who lived in Milwaukee.With the assist... Read More »
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Did u know why is the keyboard letters are not in any order "Alphabetical"or any other?

The QWERTY keyboard layout was devised in the 1860s by the creator of the first modern typewriter, Christopher Sholes, a newspaper editor who lived in Milwaukee. Originally, the characters on the t... Read More »
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Why are the keys on our keyboard not in alphabetical order!!?

There were just copied from old Typewriters.When a old typewriter was made the A to Z was changed as the hammers would get stuck. So making sure the letter on the right and left were not close stop... Read More »
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Why isn't the letters on the keyboard in alphabetical order?

Typewriters originally had a layout called the Dvorak layout. This layout was created so that letters that were used frequently were really close to home row. It allowed people to type faster. I... Read More »
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