The underscore key on an American or British keyboard layout is on the same key as the hyphen, and can be used by holding down one of the shift keys and pressing the hyphen key. It is found to the right hand side of the ... More »

The function keys, which are labelled as F1, F2, F3 and so on, up to F12, have different uses, depending on the operating system that is installed in a computer and the program that is active. Function keys are at times ... More »

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The tilde key is located on the upper left-hand side of the U.S. keyboard underneath the "Esc" key. The symbol is typed by pressing the "Shift" key at the same time. The tilde symbol shares a key with the back quote symb... More »

On a standard keyboard, the hyphen is found to the immediate right of the "0" key. The underscore symbol is located on the same key as the hyphen, and is typed by pressing the shift key and the hyphen key simultaneously. More »

In the QWERTY layout of the keyboard used for most computers, keys are arranged so that combinations of frequently used letters are across the keyboard from each other for a faster typing speed. Creators of the Dvorak la... More »

To resolve issues with a keyboard typing wrong characters, press the Number Lock key if pressing letter keys results in numbers and symbols being typed, or select the appropriate language from the language bar if the key... More »

Most computer or typewriter keyboards have a QWERTY layout, which is named for the first six letters of the top row of the layout's alphabet keys. While other keyboard layouts exist, QWERTY is the most common. More »