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

Answer 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 »
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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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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 »
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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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Why are keyboard keys not in alphabetical order?

Good question - I found this online:The layout of the computer keyboard was borrowed from the typewriter because there had been millions of people using typewriter when the computer keyboard was de... Read More »
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