Why are the alphabets in a keyboard aren't in alphabetical order?

Answer The QWERTY keyboard layout was designed so that successive keystrokes would alternate sides of the keyboard so as to avoid jams in manual typewriters. Is frequently said that the design was also cr... Read More »

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Why arent keyboard in alphabetical order... why are they all jumbled?

QWERTY (pronounced /kwerti/) is the most common modern-day keyboard layout on English-language computer and typewriter keyboards. It takes its name from the first six letters seen in the keyboard's... Read More »

Why Is A Keyboard Not In Alphabetical Order?

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 »

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 »

Why are the keys on a keyboard not in alphabetical order?

Actually, when the typewriter was first invented, they were in order. Typists typed so quickly, that the mechanical keys would jam when they were on the same side of each other, making typing impos... Read More »