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Weeks 1-3 Review

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Ergonomics
The study of how a person's work environment and tools affect the person
Posture
The way the typist sits, the way the typist's arms, wrists, fingers, legs, and feet are placed
Technique
The form and keying style that a typist uses while operating the keyboard
Workstation
The arrangement of the monitor, keyboard, mouse, copy, and other materials on the desk
Home Row keys
the row of keys on the keyboard on which your fingers rest when not typing; A S D F J K L ;
QWERTY keyboard
a standard keyboard, named for the first 6 letters on the keyboard
Touch typing
also known as the touch method of keyboarding; the ability to type without looking at the keys on the keyboard
Enter Key
Used to take the cursor to the next line, struck with the right pinky (semi-colon finger)
Space Bar
This key is struck with the thumb and used to insert a space between characters
Semi-Colon
The punctuation mark located on the home row, space once after
Left Shift Key
Used to capitalize keys controlled with the right hand, struck with the left pinky/A home finger
Right Shift Key
Used to capitalize keys controlled with the left hand, struck with the right pinky/; home finger
Period
Space twice after when used at the end of a sentence
Period
Space once after when used with abbreviations or initials
Double Space
When 1 blank line is left between lines of text; striking the Enter key 2 times
Line Spacing
The spacing between lines of text within a document
Margins
The blank space at the top, bottom, left, and right of a document where you cannot type
Quadruple Space
When 3 blank lines are left between lines of text; striking the Enter key 4 times
Single Space
When no blank lines are left between lines of text; striking the Enter key 1 time
Triple Space
When 2 blank lines are left between lines of text; striking the Enter key 3 times
Word Wrap
The automatic wrapping of text from the end of one line to the beginning of the next line without having to press the Enter key
8 1/2 x 11 inches
Standard Paper Size
Six lines
the number of lines in one vertical inch
Sixty-Six
the total number of lines that can fit on a page
Line 7
the line you really begin typing on with a one inch margin set
ASDF
Left hand home row keys
JKL;
Right hand home row keys
Letter E
Struck with the D home key
Letter R
Struck with the F home key
Letter O
struck with the L home key
Period
struck with the L home key
Letter H
struck with the J home key
Letter I
struck with the K home key
Letter T
struck with the F home key
Letter N
struck with the J home key
Letter G
struck with the F home key
Left Shift Key
struck with the A home key

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