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 Why was the keyboard of the computer not arranged alphabetically?

Answer It has the same basic pattern as a traditional typewriter. It is called QWERTY for the upper keys struck with fingers of the left hand. Since a lot data has been entered by secretaries, the keyboar... Read More »
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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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Why are alphabets arranged RANDOMLY on keyboard and not alphabetically?

as the keyboard chip allowed it in the same mannernow developers can change that sequence but they don't cuz after changing it takes a long time to become familiar with users
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Why are the keyboard keys of a computer not simply arranged in alphabetical order?

The keyboard design is known as the QWERTY design was created for typewriters by Christopher Sholes in 1868 when the keys were alphabetical keys kept sticking together which was a nuisance as the t... Read More »
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Why is the keyboard arranged the way it is?

Ok, so here's the deal.The layout you're using is called the QWERTY layout. So named because QWERTY is the first six letters on the keyboard.This layout was designed to be used with efficiency. Key... Read More »
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