Keyboard terms

Updated: 09/07/2019 by Computer Hope
Definition of a computer keyboard
Computer keyboard keys descriptions
Top 10 keyboard terms
Scroll lock

Input device
Windows key
Function keys
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 keys

Alt
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+C
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

Currently no listings

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
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
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

Currently no listings

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