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keyboarding vocab

keyboarding vocabulary

posture the position of a person's body while standing or sitting
alt+tab (try it) switch between windows
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 lock key found on many computer keyboards
control key (ctrl) a key that alters the function of another key if both are pressed at the same time.
cursor control key designated with arrows, that position the screen cursor up, down, right or left.
delete remove or obliterate
enter/return Used to move the cursor down a line
home keys Touch typing is typing without using the sense of sight to find the keys.
function keys button on a computer keyboard, distinct from the main alphanumeric keys
gross WPM Gross Words A Minute and is similar to WPM except it does not
hardware tools, machinery, and other durable equipment.
homerow asdf, jkl;
wpm Words Per Minute
keyboarding posture
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.
QWERTY q, w, e, r, t, and y as the first keys from the left on the top row of letters.
service keys service management.
shift key a slight change in position, direction, or tendency.
software the programs and other operating information used by a computer.
PrtSc Print screen is a key present on most PC keyboards
Net WPM net words per minute
Created by: micalbadger