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Old 06-06-2006, 10:25 PM   #1
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dvorak keyboard

im trying to learn this, anyone else know it?
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Old 06-06-2006, 10:30 PM   #2
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I've never tried it. I've heard of it though
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Old 06-06-2006, 10:35 PM   #3
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its tough. im gunna get an old keyboard and re-lable it. and learn that way
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Well yeah, the BATFE is like the Anti Hoppy.
Well hey, hey Mr. Policeman
Bet I can drive faster than you can
Come on Hoss, let's have some fun
Go on shoot me with your radar gun
You look bored and I sure am
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Old 06-06-2006, 10:45 PM   #4
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i figured i already know qwerty, so im not gonna mess with dvorak.
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Old 06-07-2006, 05:17 AM   #5
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Designed for the English language, it's easier to learn if you don't already know qwerty, and it's better for comfort and letter accuracy. But switching isn't easy to re-learn, and hard to integrate into a qwerty world. I knew it many years ago, but haven't used it since.
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Old 06-07-2006, 07:45 AM   #6
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I made one once.... got decent, then stopped caring and went back to QWERTY. I don't think it's so great.
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Old 06-07-2006, 12:35 PM   #7
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*blank stare* can some one fill me in please? im at the GF's and she is getting out of the shower so i dont have the time now to google it and such. thanks !

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Old 06-07-2006, 12:44 PM   #8
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^^^ ditto, I am at a loss. From the posts I take ti QWERTY is the standard that most computers use?¿?
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Old 06-07-2006, 12:46 PM   #9
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QWERTY = the keyboard you likely use now. It's called that because the upper left of the keyboard has those as the first 5 letters. So dvorak is I guess the first 5 in that keyboard, arranged that way for easier typing of some words. I don't think I could adjust to it
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Old 06-07-2006, 01:04 PM   #10
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^^^ actually, qwerty is the first 6 letters, not 5
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A Dvorak keyboard designed for speed typing. The Dvorak keyboard was designed in the 1930s by August Dvorak, a professor of education, and his brother-in-law, William Dealy. Unlike the traditional QWERTY keyboard, the Dvorak keyboard is designed so that the middle row of keys includes the most common letters. In addition, common letter combinations are positioned in such a way that they can be typed quickly.

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/D/Dvorak_keyboard.html
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Old 06-07-2006, 01:17 PM   #12
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i believe the dvorak keyboard was first created before the qwerty keyboard. the dvorak keyboard is a more efficient design.

the qwerty keyboard was developed because using the dvorak layout on early typewriters caused them to jam because those typing on them were too fast for the mechanical typewriter.
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Old 06-07-2006, 02:18 PM   #13
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I don't think I would be able to switch now. I am already pretty quick on the QWERTY and I would see no point in switching.
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Old 06-07-2006, 03:37 PM   #14
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simple bordom. im typing on it now.
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Well hey, hey Mr. Policeman
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Come on Hoss, let's have some fun
Go on shoot me with your radar gun
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Old 06-07-2006, 04:10 PM   #15
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I notice on the dvorak keyboard the letters BMW are in perfect order.

I may switch to it just because of that
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