[TxMt] Re: Keyboards and what fingers

Nigel Green mailinglists at greenlemur.com
Thu Feb 19 16:44:12 UTC 2009

On 19/02/09, Rick DeNatale wrote:

>On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 4:07 AM, Scott Haneda <talklists at newgeo.com> wrote:
>> Keyboard shortcuts and what fingers?
>> ...
>> "Control Shift <" is is a good example.  I am using thumb on control
>> and ring on shift, then the right hand for the less than.  This is a
>> bit of a stretch, and probably will be bad over time.  Maybe index on
>> control and middle on shift would be better?  That combo them requires
>> me to move my entire wrist down to hit it, which I wh
>I find pinky on control, ring finger on shift very comfortable on the
>external apple keyboard, just a slight shift of the left hand from home

I also have control mapped to the caps lock key so I use my thumb across them both to get a ctrl-shift on a wireless apple keyboard. Works nicely - I don't touch type so I don't worry too much about moving my hands away from "home".


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