Why is the alphabet mixed up on a key board and not in alphabetical order?

Answer The QWERTY keyboard, so called for the top row of letters on its left-hand side, was devised to make things easy for the typewriter, not the typist. In what is generally considered the first practi... Read More »

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Why are keyboards not in alphabetical order?

When typewriters were first used, the typists were able to type faster than the arms holding the letters could swing up and down. As a result, typewriters kept jamming. So the keys were actually re... 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 »

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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 »