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 Why are keyboard letters set up in this random order?

Answer The QWERTY design was patented by Christopher Sholes in 1867 and sold to Remington in 1873, when it first appeared in typewriters.The QWERTY keyboard layout was devised and created in the 1860s by ... Read More »
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This is kind of random, but why are computer keyboard letters set up the way they are?

The QWERTY keyboard layout was designed so that successive keystrokes would alternate sides of the keyboard so as to avoid jams in manual typewriters. First designs of manual typewriters using keyb... Read More »
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I know this sounds stupid but why are the letters on the keyboard not in alphabetical order?

The current keyboard layout, called the QWERTY, was developed over a hundred years ago by typewriter inventer C. L. Sholes. It was chosen over the obvious alphabetical order because the old mechani... 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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Why are the letters on the keyboard not in alphabetical order?

It goes back to the typewriter.Take a look at a few sources: http://www.answerbag.com/q_view/1819http://www.stupidquestionsanswered.com/a…take care,Chad
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