Keyboard terms

Updated: 08/08/2017 by Computer Hope
Definition of a computer keyboard
Computer keyboard keys descriptions
Top 10 Keyboard Terms

Scroll lockInput device
Windows key
Computer keyboard
Function keys
Tab
Fn
Scroll lock key
Ctrl
Underscore
Hyphen

Number

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

A

Keyboard arrow keysAlt
Ampersand
Any key
Apostrophe
Arrow keys
Asterisk
AT sign
AT keyboard
Azerty

B

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

C

Apple command keyCaps lock
Caret
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Case sensitive
Chiclet keyboard
Close bracket
Colon
Comma
Command key
Compose key
Control keys
CR
Ctrl
Curly bracket
Cursor

D

Double bucky
Dvorak keyboard

E

Esc key on the keyboardEnd key
Enhanced Keyboard
Enter key
Esc
ETAION SHRDLU
Exclamation mark

F

Forward slashFat finger
Filter Keys
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 shortcutKey
Key in
Keyboard
Keyboard buffer
Keyboard controller
Keyboard layout
Keyboard repeat
Keyboard shortcut
Keyboard template
Keycap
Keylogger
Keypad
Keystroke

L

LT

M

Meta key
Modifier key
MouseKeys

N

Natural keyboard
Numeric keypad
NUM Lock
NWAM

O

Octothorpe
On-Screen keyboard
Open bracket
Option key
OSK

P

Pipe and double pipePage Down key
Page Up key
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 keysScan codes
Scroll lock key
Semicolon
Shift clicking
Shift key
Shortcut key
Single quote
Spacebar
Special key
Sticky Keys
Symbol
SysRq

T

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

U

Underscore
Unprintable character

V
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W

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

X
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Y
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Z
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