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Keyboarding Vocab

Keyboarding Vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
Posture a position of a person's body when standing or sitting
Alt+Tab This shortcut switches between top-level windows without using the mouse
Accuracy the quality or state of being correct or precise
Backspace a key on a typewriter or computer keyboard that causes the carriage or cursor to move backward.
Caps Lock Make every letter uppercase
Hardware tools, machinery, and other durable equipment.
Homerow 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
WPM "Words Per Minute"
Control Key a key that alters the function of another key if both are pressed at the same time.
Keyboarding Posture the way you sit while using keyboard
Keyboarding Shourtcut a key combination that performs a certain command
QWERTY denoting the standard layout on English-language typewriters and keyboards, having q, w, e, r, t, and y as the first keys from the left on the top row of letters.
Cursor Control Key designated with arrows, that position the screen cursor up, down, right or left.
Delete remove or obliterate
Enter a key on a computer keyboard that is used to perform various functions, such as executing a command or selecting options on a menu.
Home Keys a key on a computer or typewriter keyboard that acts as the base position for one's fingers in touch-typing.
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 overall typing speed regardless of how many errors you make
Service Keys
Shift Key a slight change in position, direction, or tendency.
Software he programs and other operating information used by a computer.
Spacebar a long key on a typewriter or computer keyboard for making a space between words.
PrtSc Print screen is a key present on most PC keyboards. It is typically situated in the same section as the break key and scroll lock key. The print screen may share the same key as system request.
Net WPM Word per minute with errors
Created by: mayosman