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 Why isn't the letters on the keyboard in alphabetical order?

Answer 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 the letters on the keyboard not in alphabetical order?

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Why are the letters on the computer keyboard not in alphabetical order?

Found this on answerbag.com: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... Read More »
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Why are the letters in the typewriter or keyboard not in alphabetical order?

When typewriters were first invented the fast typers would jam the mechanisms, as commonly used letters were near eachother.The standard QWERTY layout was designed to stop that happening.
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Did u know why is the keyboard letters are not in any order "Alphabetical"or any other?

The QWERTY keyboard layout was devised in the 1860s by the creator of the first modern typewriter, Christopher Sholes, a newspaper editor who lived in Milwaukee. Originally, the characters on the t... Read More »
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