Keyboard Layout Design ⌨

Here, we study the efficiency of keyboard key layout (for example, QWERTY, Dvorak.), and also study layouts of languages such as Chinese, Japanese, Russian, that require special input methods.

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Keyboard Layouts

  1. Alternative Keyboard Layouts
  2. Dvorak Keyboard Layout
  3. Alt Graph Key, Compose Key, Dead Key
  4. International Keyboard Layouts
  6. German Keyboard Layout
  7. French Keyboard Layout
  8. French Letter Frequency
  9. Russian Keyboard Layout
  10. Russian Layout and Programing
  11. Efficient Portuguese: pt-Nativo
  12. Chinese Input Methods
  13. Pinyin Letter Frequency
  14. Japanese Keyboard Layouts

Dvorak Layout Topic

  1. Dvorak Layout
  2. Hardware vs Software Dvorak
  3. Myth of QWERTY vs Dvorak
  4. Dvorak vs Colemak
  5. Blank Keycaps vs Labeled Keys
  6. List of Dvorak Keyboards
  7. Qwerty to Dvorak, A PhD thesis, 1978
  1. What's the Most Efficient Keyboard Layout?
  2. Maltron vs Dvorak
  3. Colemak vs Workman

Layout Efficiency

  1. English letter frequency To Build a Fire  Jack London 50383
    Char Frequency Counter
  2. comp lang char Frequency
  3. Most Efficient Layout for Numbers?
  4. Semicolon vs Apostrophe Frequency
  5. Inverted Number Row Better?


  1. Standard Ergonomic Layout for Laptop

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  2. PC Keyboards
  3. Fun Keyboards
  4. Keypads
  5. Do-It-Yourself
  6. History
  7. Design
  8. Layout
  9. Keybinding
  10. Typing
  11. Key How-To
  12. Mouse
  13. Trackball
  14. Trackball History
  15. Misc
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