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 Why are the letters on the keyboard arranged the way they are?

Answer Read about it here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QWERTY
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Why is the Keyboard LETTERS not alphabetically arranged?

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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How come letters on a keyboard are arranged in that order?

nope the most use and most eficient format is the DVORAK keyboard format. it was scientifically formulated to have all the most used keys together.the QWERTY format was developed for typewriters to... Read More »
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Why are the letters on a keyboard organized the way they are?

do a google search on the history of the QWERTY keyboard. To give you a head start, they were arranged that way because it was felt with early typewriters that this arrangement of key hammers (the ... Read More »
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Why are the letters on a keyboard placed as they are?

Lore has it that it is placed that way to make typing harder/slower so that the old mechanical typewriters could "keep up" with the typing speeds of the typists. The long arms that had the letter... Read More »
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