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Why are the keys on a key board laid out the way they are?


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2007-06-16 20:59:31
2007-06-16 20:59:31

A key board is laid out the same as a typer writer.


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Because when they started inventing keyboards, they used typewriters. One of the challenges was that if people wrote too fast, the keys that struck the ribbon/paper got tangled and stuck. So they had to rearrange the keys so that that wouldn't happen. The arrangement was done in such a way that the most commonly used keys were spread out evenly and they were easy to get to with fingers.

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