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Keyboarding Vocab

Keyboarding Vocabulary

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Posture the position of a person's body while standing or sitting.
hard ware the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
alt+tab keyboard shortcut
Homerow keyboard being A, S, D, and F for the left hand and J, K, L, and the semicolon for the right.
Accuracy the quality or state of being correct or precise.
WPM Words Per Minute
Back Space cursor to move backward
Key Boarding Posture to create a safe, comfortable environment at your computer
Caps Lock a key on a computer keyboard that makes all the keys produce capital letters
Keyboard Shortcut set of one or several keys that invoke a software or operating system operation when triggered by the user
Control Key (Ctrl) a key that alters the function of another key if both are pressed at the same time
QWERTY 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 move the cursor
Service Keys a specific use in order to save a user time.
Delete a command or key on a computer that erases text
Shift Key
Delete a command or key on a computer that erases text
Enter/Return Used to move the cursor down a line
Software the programs and other operating information used by a computer.
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
Spacebar 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
Function Keys a button on a computer keyboard, distinct from the main alphanumeric keys, to which software can assign a particular function.
PrtSc Print screen is a key present on most PC keyboard
Gross WPM , is a measure of input or output speed
Net WPM , is a measure of input or output speed
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