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keyboarding vocab

keyboarding vocabulary

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posture the position of a person's body while standing or sitting
alt+tab switch between windows
accuracy . The ability of a measurement to match the actual value of the quantity being measured.
backspace a key on a typewriter or computer keyboard used to cause the carriage or cursor to move backwards
caps lock Caps lock is a lock key found on many computer keyboards, depending on the local keyboard layout they implement
conrol key a key which alters the function of another key if the two are pressed at the same time.
cursor control key a key which alters the function of another key if the two are pressed at the same time.
delete remove or obliterate (written or printed matter), especially by drawing a line through it.
enter/return come or go into (a place)
home keys the basic key in which a work is written.
function keys a button on a computer keyboard, distinct from the main alphanumeric keys, to which software can assign a particular function.
gross wpm the amount of words you type with out using erros
hardware tools, machinery, and other durable equipment.
homerow (in touch typing) the row on a typewriter or computer keyboard that contains the keys (home keys) to which four fingers of each hand return as a base, on a QWERTY keyboard being A, S, D, and F for the left hand and J, K, L, and the semicolon for the righ
wpm Words per minute (WPM) is a measure of typing speed, commonly used in
keyboarding posture the relative disposition of the parts of something
keyboard shortcut In computing, a keyboard shortcut is a set of one or several keys that invoke a software or operating system operation when triggered by the user.
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