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Who and when decided where all the letters and numbers are located on the keyboards of computers,typwriters.etc. Why are they in the order they are in,and are all keyboards the same world wide?? Just wondering....... :hide:
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LOL! I always wondered that to. One of those things that drive you crazy to think about. Like who decided red/yellow/green and what they mean for our stoplights .

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The current kb is a qwerty kb. first 6 letters.
look it up on wikipedia or google it.

its layed out in a certain way to make typing more efficient and faster.

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You are Mr. Wikipedia, man!!



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i remember my keyboarding teacher in high school talking about this, sayin that back in teh day type writers use to align the keys in alpha order, but people were typing to fast and causing the arms to stick and such, so they rearranged the type writer in a different fashin


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