A keyboard allows the user of a computer to input alphanumeric information and commands directly. Physical keyboards are most commonly operated by the user's hands while on-screen keyboards may be operated by voice, a mo... More »

A mechanical keyboard is a keyboard with a switch beneath each key. This is different from most keyboards, which have three membranes beneath each letter. Depressing the key pushes aside the middle membrane, which allows... More »

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A virtual keyboard is a project or image of a keyword without physical keys. Each time the user touches the images of the letter keys, the virtual keyboard wirelessly transmits the input data. Virtual keywords are used w... More »

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The main purpose of a keyboard is as an input device used to send data into a computer so applications can function as the user desires. A keyboard is one of the commonly used devices when working with computers. More »

A computer keyboard allows an operator to give commands to the computer in a simple way by pressing keys. The keys on a keyboard are typically labeled with their input function, ranging from letters of the alphabet to nu... More »

If the keyboard doesn't accept any input, troubleshoot the problem by first verifying that the cable is connected to the computer. Consider trying it on a different device to see if the problem is due to the keyboard or ... More »

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The home row keys are a set of keys in a row on a computer keyboard or typewriter where the fingers rest when a user is not typing. Home row keys vary depending on the keyboard type. More »