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keyboarding vocab

keyboarding vocabulary

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posture the position of a persons body while standing or sitting
hardware tools, machinery, and other durable equipment.
Alt+Tab switch between windows
Home row a,s,d,f,g,j,k,l,;
Accuracy the quality or state of being correct or precise.
WPM words per minute measures the speed of typing
Backspace a key on a typewriter or computer keyboard that causes the carriage or cursor to move backward.
Keyboarding Posture the proper position for typing
Caps Lock capitalizes all letters after u press it
Keyboarding Shortcut short cuts for the computer
Control Key (ctrl) a key that alters the function of another key if both are pressed at the same time.
QWERTY top letters on the American keyboard
Cursor Control Key Keys on terminal or microcomputer keyboards, usually designated with arrows, that position the screen cursor up, down, right or left.
Service Keys
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
Software the programs and other operating information used by a computer.
Home Keys F,J
Space bar a long key on a typewriter or computer keyboard for making a space between words.
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 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.
Gross WPM is a calculation of exactly how fast you type with no error penalties.
net WPM a calculation of how fast you type including the errors
Created by: Gabby84