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No, it was when in order to not jam physical keys, the arm and head had to come from as opposing sides of the bar as possible. However, it is not the defacto standard for keyboards, and is the default method taught. Now that there is no physical imitation, Several methods or layouts have evolved that can boost one's typing speed. DVORAK is one such key ...


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These aren't direct answers to your questions (because they don't involve a spiffy new KB layout to try) but I hope they help. I'm out of the loop on what Vim can do, so it may do the following with more or less flair, but consider the following as a programmer: You have the wherewithal to program Vim or another extensible text editor to be smarter. ...


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Two aspects of your questions needs to be addressed before actually answering your question: typing method keyboard arrangement Choosing a typing method Efficient or typing speed depends on the method of typing. If you aim at using touch typing, you are kind of "locked" to placing your fingers over the home row keys, i.e. "asdf" and "jkl;". If using ...


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I literally don't know anyone of my generation who uses the Home Keys as such. My mother does, but my friends all grew up with computers so we just kinda know the layout. In my case, the thumb and first two fingers definitely do most of the work — probably the ring finger does the least — but if you're familiar with the layout, you'll be able to type just as ...



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