Join Anson Alexander for an in-depth discussion in this video Middle-finger keys, part of Learning Typing.
The middle finger on the numeric keypad…is responsible for the second column of keys,…again, excluding the zero key.…That means that you'll use the middle finger…to type the equals key on the keyboard I'm using,…eight, five, and two.…The ring finger may try to come off…its home row position when typing…with the middle finger,…which is OK.…Just do your best to reduce its movement…and as your fingers become more accustomed,…you should have less trouble keeping…the ring finger at rest.…When you're comfortable,…open up your exercise file to the…practice section of this chapter…and begin practicing the middle finger's…column of keys.…
- Understanding the importance of typing ergonomics
- Measuring your typing speed and accuracy
- Managing your habits
- Learning the home row keys
- Locating letter, number, and math keys
- Using modifier keys: Shift, Alt, Control, etc.
- Using the numeric keypad effectively
Skill Level Beginner
1. Typing Fundamentals
2. The Home Row and Thumbs
3. Letter Keys
4. Number and Math Keys
5. Additional Keys
6. Numeric Keypad
Final practice assessment1m 33s
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