Keyboard terms

Updated: 10/07/2019 by Computer Hope
Definition of a computer keyboard
Computer keyboard keys descriptions
Top 10 keyboard terms
Scroll lock

Input device
Windows key
Function keys
Ctrl
Scroll lock key
Tilde
Hyphen
Tab
Pipe
Fn

Number

12-key keyboard
20-key keyboard
101 keyboard
104 keyboard
8042 keyboard controller

A
Keyboard arrow keys

Alt
Alt+A
Alt+B
Alt+C
Alt code
Alt+D
Alt+E
Alt+End
Alt+Enter
Alternate key
Alt+Esc
Alt+F
Alt+F4
Alt+G
ALTG
Alt+H
Alt+Home
Alt+I
Alt+Ins
Alt+J
Alt+K
Alt key
Alt+L
Alt+M
Alt+N
Alt+O
Alt+P
Alt+Q
Alt+R
Alt+S
Alt shortcut keys
Alt+T
Alt+Tab
Alt tag
Alt text
Alt+U
Alt+V
Alt+W
Alt+X
Alt+Y
Alt+Z
Ampersand
Any key
Apostrophe
Arrow keys
Asterisk
AT keyboard
AT sign
Azerty

B
Brackets

Backlit gaming keyboard
Back quote
Backslash
Backspace key
Bang
Bottom row keys
Bracket
Break
Butterfly keyboard

C
Apple command key

Caps lock
Caret
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Case sensitive
Chiclet keyboard
Clear key
Close bracket
Colon
Comma
Command key
Compose key
Control
Control keys
CR
Ctrl
Ctrl+A
Ctrl+Alt+Del
Ctrl+Alt+Delete
Ctrl+B
Ctrl+C
Ctrl+D
Ctrl+E
Ctrl+End
Ctrl+Enter
Ctrl+Esc
Ctrl+F
Ctrl+G
Ctrl+H
Ctrl+Home
Ctrl+I
Ctrl+Ins
Ctrl+Insert
Ctrl+J
Ctrl+K
Ctrl key
Ctrl+L
Ctrl+M
Ctrl+N
Ctrl+O
Ctrl+P
Ctrl+Q
Ctrl+R
Ctrl+S
Ctrl shortcut keys
Ctrl+T
Ctrl+Tab
Ctrl+U
Ctrl+V
Ctrl+W
Ctrl+X
Ctrl+Y
Ctrl+Z
Curly bracket
Cursor

D

Delete
Depress
Double bucky
Down
Dvorak keyboard

E
Esc key

End key
Enhanced Keyboard
Enter key
Equal
Ergonomics
Esc
ETAION SHRDLU
Exclamation mark

F
Forward slash

Fat finger
Filter Keys
F-Lock Key
Fn
Forward slash
Function keys

G

Greater than
GT
GWAM
GWPM

H

HID
Home key
Home row keys
Hotkey
Hunt and peck
Hyphen

I

Input device
Input driver
Insert key

J

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K
Keyboard shortcut

Key
Keyboard
Keyboard buffer
Keyboard controller
Keyboard layout
Keyboard repeat
Keyboard shortcut
Keyboard template
Keycap
Key in
Keylogger
Keypad
Keystroke

L

LT

M

Meta key
Modifier key
MouseKeys

N

Natural keyboard
Number key
Numeric keypad
NUM Lock
NWAM

O

Octothorpe
On-Screen keyboard
Open bracket
Option key
OSK

P
Pipe and double pipe

Page Down key
Page Up key
Parenthesis
Pause key
PC/XT keyboard
Percent
Period
Pg Dn key
Pg Up key
Pipe
Plus
Pound
Print screen key
Programmable function key
PS/2

Q

Question mark
Quote
QWERTY keyboard

R

Repeat rate

S
Keyboard special keys

Scan codes
Scroll lock key
Search key
Semicolon
Shift clicking
Shift key
Shortcut key
Single quote
Slash
Spacebar
Special key
Sticky Keys
Swype
Symbol
SysRq

T
Tab keyboard key

Tab
Thumb keyboard
Tilde
ToggleKeys
Top row keys
Touch type
TTY
Type
Typematic rate

U

Underscore
Unprintable character

V

Virtual keyboard

W
Windows key

Wack
WAM
WASD keys
Whack
White space
Windows key
Windows keyboard
WPM
Wrist rest
WSAD keys

X

Currently, no listings.

Y

Currently, no listings.

Z

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