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home row

[′hōm ‚rō]
(engineering)
The row on a keyboard that contains the home keys.

home row keys

The middle row of keys on a computer or typewriter keyboard. Before typing, touch typists rest their fingers on the home row. For details, see QWERTY keyboard.
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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's not just 'Here's your home row; now type the letters" Science, math, and language arts are embedded within digital literacy lessons, so the kids are learning how to manipulate a spreadsheet or Word document, while simultaneously developing literacy or math skills."
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.
HOME ROW: Lee Carnell and Sarah Lamb with their children Imoden and Aiden.
Coun Nick Forbes has urged the Government to "prioritise the crisis in adult care funding" in the wake of a care home row.
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. In a letter to Paul Burstow, the Care Services Minister, Coun Forbes asked him "to consider radical reform of the adult care market".
Malcolm H Mort Cardiff & Barry Seafarers' Link Organiser made by Conservative AM, Andrew RT Davies, upon me as the Plaid CymruWestminster candidate for the Vale of Glamorgan ("Politicians clash in care home row", November 25).
HOME ROW: Neil Bakewell and (inset) Paul Miller and his mother Phyllis Howarth and the house at the centre of the dispute.
Councillor's home row A POLITICAL row has erupted over where the chairman of Liverpool's planning committee lives.