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Keyboarding Vocab

Keyboarding vocabulary

Posture. A position of the body
Hardware the collection of physical elements that constitutes a computer system
Alt + tab the collection of physical elements that constitutes a computer system
Homerow a key concept in typing (sorry for the pun!). It is that middle horizontal row of the keyboard that starts with A and goes all the way across.
Accuracy the quality or state of being correct or precise.
Wpm Words per minute
Backspace the keyboard key that originally pushed the typewriter carriage one position backwards, and in modern computer systems moves the display cursor
Keyboarding posture the science concerned with designing safe and comfortable machines for humans
Caps lock a lock key found on many computer keyboards, depending on the local keyboard layout they implement
Keyboarding Shortcut a combination of keys that, pressed simultaneously, perform some task that ordinarily would take longer or necessitate using the mouse.
Conrol key (Ctrl) modifier key which, when pressed in conjunction with another key, performs a special operation
QWERTY he most common modern-day keyboard layout for Latin script
Cursor Control Key This page describes the term cursor control keys and lists other pages on the Web where you can find additional information.
Service Key ovides technology support and services to resellers, managed service providers (MSP's) independent software vendors, (ISVs), integrators
Delete to remove (something, such as words, pictures, or computer files) from a document, recording
Shift Key a modifier key on a keyboard, used to type capital letters and other alternate "upper" characters. There are typically two shift keys, on the left
Enter/Return On some keyboard layouts, the return and enter key are two different keys, an artifact
Software known as computer programs, is the non-tangible component of computers. Computer software contrasts
Home keys commonly found on computer keyboards. The key has the opposite effect of the ⇲ End key. In limited-size keyboards
Spacebar blank or space key, is a key on a typewriter or alphanumeric keyboard in the form of a horizontal bar in the lowermost row,
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