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physical interface for entering text character by character.

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does it actually solve? You claim that a hexagonal keyboard would "reduce the distance between adjacent keys in a diagonal direction", but: The distance from the center of one key to the center of … . That is, a keyboard with square-ish keys looks pretty much the same: The key borders are moved around a bit when using hexagonal keys, but does that matter? The hexagonal arrangement does give …
answered Sep 14 '17 by jamesdlin
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Computer companies (Microsoft in particular) strive to be backward compatible. In addition to there being some software that still uses scroll lock (Excel has been mentioned in other responses), there …
answered Mar 12 '15 by jamesdlin
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Many login screens automatically deactivate the Num Lock key on the keyboard before the user can enter their password. I don't believe that this is true. It may be that Num Lock happens to be … become active, and those are likely to have Num Lock off because that's the safer default for compact/laptop keyboards. (On Windows, this would be stored in the registry, encoded in HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Keyboard\InitialKeyboardIndicators.) …
answered Apr 6 by jamesdlin