Do You Know The Secret Behind ‘F’ And ‘J’ On Your Keyboard?

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1:28 pm 27 Feb, 2016

Ever noticed your keyboard closely? Did you notice the bumps on the ‘F’ and ‘J’ keys?

 

Do you know why only these two keys have the ridges? Simple, it is to help you type effortlessly without having the need to see the keys.

How, you ask?

When you place the index finger of your left hand on the ‘F’ key, the other three fingers on your hand cover the ‘A’, ‘S’ and ‘D’ keys. Similarly when you place the index finger of your right hand on the ‘J’ key, the other three fingers cover the ‘K’, ‘L’ and ‘:/;’ (colon/semicolon) keys.

 


The thumbs of both hands rest on the space bar. This placement of the hands enables a typist to know which key is in which direction from the ‘F’ and ‘J’ keys. This enables them to look straight at the screen and not at the keyboard.

Now that you know, you hope to be:

 

But keeping your hands like that is tough, yaar! So you be:

 

 

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