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AZERTY keyboardA keyboard layout used in France and neighboring countries. A, Z, E, R, T and Y are the letters on the top left, alphabetic row. AZERTY is similar to the QWERTY layout, except that Q and A are swapped, Z and W are swapped and M is in the middle row instead of the bottom one. Switching from QWERTY to AZERTY takes some practice; however, it is easier than switching from QWERTY to Dvorak, which is very difficult for experienced touch typists. See QWERTY keyboard and keyboard types.
AZERTY A Z E R T Y U I O P Q S D F G H J K L M % W X C V B N ? . / ! QWERTY Q W E R T Y U I O P A S D F G H J K L ; ' Z X C V B N M , . / Dvorak ' , . P Y F G C R L ? A O E U I D H T N S - ; Q J K X B M W V Z
|Been Around a While|
|AZERTY keyboards predate computer keyboards; witness this earlier portable typewriter used in France.|
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