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home key

[′hōm ‚kē]
(engineering)
One of the eight keys on a keyboard on which the typist's fingers normally rest in the starting position for touch typing. Also known as guide key.

home key

A keyboard key used to move the cursor to the top of the screen or file or to the previous word or beginning of line. See home button.
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When you feel comfortable with the home keys, try typing words that can be spelled with just the home key letters.
Keep going until you've typed eight lines--one line for each of the home keys.
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The keyboard's home keys F and J are shaped with an increased curvature so the user's index fingers find their home position easily.
I find that more of my students use the home keys now that we have the KidzMouse keyboards," says a third.