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 Why Isn't The Keyboard in Alphabet Order?

Answer 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 »
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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 »
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My keyboard isnt functioning correctly?

Its probably a laptop see laptops dont have the number pad on the right but they have them on the regular keys instead. I have a toshiba and for that i hit the function key FN hold it and press ... Read More »
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How do u make music notes on the typing keyboard Like isnt it like ALT and then a number?

This might helpYou can use the Alt codes to type special characters Turn on the Num Lock, hold down the ALT key and type in the number using the numerical keypad of your computer. Two sites below ... 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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