Why There’s A Bump On ‘F’ and ‘J’ Keys On Your Keyboard?

Why There's A Bump On 'F' and 'J' Keys On Your Keyboard?

Why There’s A Bump On ‘F’ and ‘J’ Keys On Your Keyboard?

Why There’s A Bump On ‘F’ and ‘J’ Keys On Your Keyboard?: Our computers or laptops holds lots of mysteries. Just a few days ago, we have revealed the reason why do we all have QWERTY keyboard instead of ABCDE. Today, we are about to share another interesting article.

Whether it’s a mobile phone, tablet, computer or even a calculator, have you noticed all the keys on your keyboard? If not, then just for few seconds, have a look at the ‘F’ and ‘J’ key on your computer keyboard. Did you notice anything?

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We are talking about those small raised strokes found on the ‘F’ and ‘J’ keys on a computer keyboard. Do, you know why there are those dashes in the letters ‘F’ and ‘J’ on your computer keyboard? Well, it has an interesting history.

Actually, those small raised strokes on ‘F’ and ‘J’ keys on a computer keyboard are designed to help users locate the correct keys without looking at the keyboard which is also known as Touch Typing.

Users need to place their left index finger on the ‘F’ key and the right one on the ‘J’ key. And the rest of the fingers on the adjacent keys on the same row.

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However, most of the people, including me don’t need those bumps because we rely on our natural typing skills. However, those bumps are made for those who take particular typing classes to develop their typing ability without looking at the keyboard. However, the professional typist would have a higher level of accuracy compared to natural one.

Now you know why there are those small raised strokes on ‘F’ and ‘J’ keys on a computer keyboard. Make sure to drop your thoughts and feedback.

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