home row


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home row

[′hōm ‚rō]
(engineering)
The row on a keyboard that contains the home keys.
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Touch-typing requires typists to rest their fingers in the home row (QWERTY row starting with "ASDF").
But will the enemies in the motor home row call a truce?
The biggest difference between the two layouts is in DSK the most used English letters are concentrated in the home row where the fingers rest.
Turn desk or monitor perpendicularly to minimize glare Use correct seating position * Feet flat on the floor with knees bent > 90[degrees] * Chairs that support the legs without excessive pressure on the back of the thighs * Back is snug against the seat, with a thigh-to-trunk angle of > 90[degrees] * Wrists and hands are extended nearly straight from the elbow to the home row of the computer * Keyboard and monitor are straight ahead and the monitor is placed 20 to 26 inches from your eyes Individualize the viewing size * Adjust the Zoom; from 75% to 100%, on the computer or vice versa.
It places the most common letters on the home row, where the fingers rest, and the least common letters on the bottom row, which is the hardest to reach.
Coun Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, has urged the Government to "prioritise the crisis in adult care funding" in the wake of a care home row.
Coun Nick Forbes has urged the Government to "prioritise the crisis in adult care funding" in the wake of a care home row.
Councillor's home row A POLITICAL row has erupted over where the chairman of Liverpool's planning committee lives.
Each lesson starts with home row reinforcement, a warm-up exercise, and review of previously learned keys.
But I was annoyed every time I had to reach away from the keyboard to use the mouse, and afterwards relocate home row.
Unlike QWERTY, the DVORAK layout allows typists to type more than twice as many words from the home row keys, which, theoretically, should greatly improve typing speed.
Another alternative keyboard has the most commonly used characters located on the home row.