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Key board alphabetic arrangement

  1. ahmadraza212 profile image60
    ahmadraza212posted 8 years ago

    Why the alphabetic of the key board are not in order as A.B.C?

    1. chinweike profile image69
      chinweikeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It was because of the speed of procesors available then. It was didcovered that most typists then type in words faster than the processors could handle then. To solve this problem, a man came up with a layout called QWERTY.

      This was later changed as we have faster processors by a man called DVORAK. He made this layout after his name. But this not popular as peoplehave become used to the QWERTY format.

      However, you can change your keyboard layout to whatever you think is more suitable for you. You can set that from your control panel.

  2. Ohma profile image75
    Ohmaposted 8 years ago

    They are organized so that the most used letters are the home letters and then follow the same pattern for the others everything is based on the most frequently used letters.

  3. PhoenixDirect profile image52
    PhoenixDirectposted 8 years ago

    Hubber chinweike is correct stating that the keyboard was redesigned to slow user data input. However, the keyboard is roughly 130 years old—well before the invention of the processor.

    The QWERTY keyboard arrangement was made to slow user input of the mechanical typewriter, which had a tendency to bind the internal devices used to strike the ribbon-- transfer ink to the paper.