The modern keyboard is not arranged in alphabetical order because millions of users have already learned the QWERTY keyboard layout, which is named after the first six letters in the top row of keys. The reason behind th... More »

The origins of the QWERTY keyboard arrangement can be traced to 1868 when the inventor of the typewriter, Christopher Sholes, devised a way to prevent the jamming of typebars in mechanical printers by separating the most... More »

Frank McGurrin, a court stenographer and typing teacher from Salt Lake City, Utah, was the first person to memorize the QWERTY keyboard layout. He is also credited with inventing the touch-typing method, by which typists... More »

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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 »

The origins of the QWERTY keyboard arrangement can be traced to 1868 when the inventor of the typewriter, Christopher Sholes, devised a way to prevent the jamming of typebars in mechanical printers by separating the most... 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 »

Web users can type Russian letters with an English keyboard using an online Russian keyboard layout. Users of the Windows operating system can also change the language by adjusting the language input. More »