Keyboard terms

Updated: 06/07/2019 by Computer Hope
Definition of a computer keyboard
Computer keyboard keys descriptions
Top 10 keyboard terms

Scroll lockInput device
Windows key
Function keys
Scroll lock key
Computer keyboard
Hyphen
Underscore
Tilde
Tab
Pause key

Number

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

A

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

B

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

C

Apple command keyCaps 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+C
Curly bracket
Cursor

D

Delete
Depress
Double bucky
Down
Dvorak keyboard

E

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

F

Forward slashFat 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

Currently no listings

K

Keyboard shortcutKey
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
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
Search key
Semicolon
Shift clicking
Shift key
Shortcut key
Single quote
Slash
Spacebar
Special key
Sticky Keys
Swype
Symbol
SysRq

T

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

U

Underscore
Unprintable character

V

Currently no listings

W

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

X

Currently no listings

Y

Currently no listings

Z

Currently no listings

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