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I am trying Dvorak typing. The above unscrambled is “This is a Dvorak Post”.  

I am using a regular keyboard but changing the window settings. Anyone else using a Dvorak keyboard?

  1. Basil Fawlty

    It’s a whole new world!

  2. 10 cents

    Basil,

    What am I in for?

  3. Basil Fawlty
    10 cents: Basil,

    What am I in for? · 9 minutes ago

    Sorry, 10.  I really haven’t used one.  I just couldn’t resist a bad pun on the name.

  4. 10 cents

    I am not getting the pun. What joke am I missing?

    Basil Fawlty

    10 cents: Basil,

    What am I in for? · 9 minutes ago

    Sorry, 10.  I really haven’t used one.  I just couldn’t resist a bad pun on the name. · 0 minutes ago

  5. Basil Fawlty
    10 cents: I am not getting the pun. What joke am I missing?

    Basil Fawlty

    10 cents: Basil,

    What am I in for? · 9 minutes ago

    Sorry, 10.  I really haven’t used one.  I just couldn’t resist a bad pun on the name. · 0 minutes ago

    1 hour ago

    Another Dvorak (Antonin) is perhaps best known for his Symphony No 9, popularly known as the New World Symphony.

  6. 10 cents

    Thanks, I was thinking Disney like Aladdin or the gibberish was a new language.

    Basil Fawlty

    10 cents: I am not getting the pun. What joke am I missing?

    Basil Fawlty

    10 cents: Basil,

    What am I in for? · 9 minutes ago

    Sorry, 10.  I really haven’t used one.  I just couldn’t resist a bad pun on the name. · 0 minutes ago

    1 hour ago

    Another Dvorak (Antonin) is perhaps best known for his Symphony No 9, popularly known as the New World Symphony. · 0 minutes ago

  7. DocJay

    Met No.

  8. Freeven

    I decided to give Dovorak a try about a year ago. While practicing and reading about Dvorak, I kept coming across references to the Colemak layout. Ultimately, I concluded that Colemak is better supported by the research and while Dvorak is superior to the traditional QWERTY layout, Colemak delivers on the promises of Dvorak to an even greater degree. As a bonus, it’s easier to transition from QWERTY to Colemak than to Dvorak, plus Colemak maintains most of the common Ctrl-key editing combinations (Ctrl-X, Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V for cutting, copying, and pasting, for example). I use a keyboard program called PKL to handle the layout conversion, which allows for a one-click toggle to QWERTY in case someone else needs to use my computer.

    While I do believe Colemak is superior to both QWERTY and Dvorak and I’m glad I switched, we live in a QWERTY world. It’s probably not worth the time and effort to learn a new system if you’re an accomplished QWERTY typist. I did it more for the curiosity and novelty factors than anything else. Changing layouts is also a great way to challenge your brain.

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