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keyboarding Vocab

keyboarding Vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
Posture The Position Of A Person S Body While Standing Or Sitting
alt+tab (try it) Switch Between Window
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 Caps lock is a lock key found on many computer keyboards, depending on the local keyboard layout they implement. It is located in the position of a similar Shift lock key found in some other keyboard layouts.
Control Key a key that alters the function of another key if both are pressed at the same time.
Cursor Control Key a key that alters the function of another key if both are pressed at the same time.
Delete remove or obliterate (written or printed matter), esp. by drawing a line through it or marking it with a delete sign
Enter/ return Used to move the cursor down a line
Home Keys on the keyboard, the keys A, 5, D, F, J, K, L, : and ; used in the QWERTY method of keyboarding
Function Keys a button on a computer keyboard, distinct from the main alphanumeric keys, to which software can assign a particular function.
Gross Wpm is short for Gross Words A Minute and is similar to WPM except it does not
Hardware tools, machinery, and other durable equipment.
Homerow Touch typing is typing without using the sense of sight to find the keys. Specifically, a touch typist will know their location on the keyboard through muscle memor
Wpm is a measure of input or output speed. For the purpose of typing measurement, each word is standardized to be five characters or keystrokes long, including spaces and
Keyboarding Posture For the purpose of typing measurement, each word is standardized to be five characters or keystrokes long, including spaces and punctuation.
Keyboard Shortcut n 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
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
Service Keys
Shift Key a slight change in position, direction, or tendency.
Software the 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.
Net Wpm Gross speed indicates the total number of characters you have typed divided by your time (with spaces and punctuation)
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