Join Anson Alexander for an in-depth discussion in this video The Tab and Delete keys, part of Learning Typing (2014).
- [Voiceover] The tab and delete keys…or backspace on Windows…are two very important keys to learn…for using a computer in today's world.…The delete key has always been important…for obvious reasons.…Typos happen that need to be corrected.…The tab key isn't used as much for it's original purpose…as many forms of writing no longer require an indent…at the beginning of a paragraph.…It is used for another very important reason however.…When filling out information on online forms…the tab key will always take you down to…the next field in the form.…
For example, if an online form is asking for…your first name, last name, and email address,…you can type your first name in the first box.…But then instead of clicking with the mouse…in the second text box, you can simply tap…the tab key to go to the next field.…This method of filling out forms…will save you lots of time online.…Also to return to a previous text box,…you can hold the shift key and press tab at the same time.…The tab key is located towards the left middle…
- 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
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