[K12OSN] Dvorak keyboard

Krsnendu Dasa krsnendu108 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 13 08:38:31 UTC 2006

Thanks. I think I'll give it a go. I'll also see how the kids in my class go
with it. They will probably learn it faster than qwerty. And faster than me
for sure.


On 13/06/06, Onatawahtaw <onatawahtaw at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> Hi Krsnendu,
> If you have learned QWERTY already, your fingers know
> how to type, so you should pick up speed in know time.
> The first two weeks will be hard, but if you commit
> those two weeks, it should be smooth sailing after
> that. Some say Dvorak will make you faster, this is
> not necessarily true, but it will take a lot of strain
> off your fingers. My fingers used to cramp up
> sometimes in QWERTY, since I switched to Dvorak I no
> longer have that problem.
> After you start using Dvorak, you will probably still
> use QWERTY from time to time, so your fingers won't
> have the opportunity to forget it. Of course, if you
> stay away from QWERTY for a long period of time, it
> might take a couple of minutes to reajust, but your
> fingers still remember. :)
> Hope this helps answer your last couple questions at
> least,
> -Kevin
> --- Krsnendu Dasa <krsnendu108 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am interested in  using the Dvorak keyboard. How
> > do you set it up? How do
> > you set up the icon for switching?
> >
> > How easy is it to learn? If I need to use someone
> > else's keyboard with
> > qwerty layout with I get muddled up?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Krsnendu dasa
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