Join Anson Alexander for an in-depth discussion in this video Middle-finger keys, part of Learning Typing (2014).
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.…
- Summarize the most effective posture to utilize during typing.
- Identify the advantages of the DVORAK keyboard layout.
- Explain where your hands should rest on the keyboard.
- Summarize the process for effectively typing capital letters.
- Recall which finger should be used to press the function, control, option, and command keys.
- Identify the hand position used when typing using the numeric keypad.
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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