I Type In Dvorak

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    Should I Switch Forever?

    I tried switching but when I put tape on my keyboard to try to get used to it, they almost got stuck. I don't want to give up on qwerty. I would prefer to be good at both. Is there an easy way to switch back and forth so I can learn Dvorak and stay proficient in qwerty? Or...
    Adadastralgi Adadastralgi
    Mar 15, 2012

    Just Learning How...

    I'm typing this on qwerty layout just because I'm just now starting to learn dvorak... I've seen people say on the internet that once you learn dvorak it can be difficult going back to qwerty, and to try not to use qwerty while trying to learn dvorak because it makes it harder...
    Ray1992 Ray1992
    18-21, M
    Aug 29, 2011

    Byebyee Qwertyyy

    Well, I just set up up my keyboard so I can type in Dvorak. It's really tough right now but hopefully I'll get used to it soon and get really really fast at typing *crosses fingers* =) I just love trying out different things!
    7doorsapart 7doorsapart
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2007

    It Is So Much Easier!

    You can type 300 words on the home row in QWERTY. You can type 3,000 words on the home row in Dvorak. Typing in QWERTY feels like your hands are drunken spiders trying to dance... your fingers are moving all over the place, and there's a strenuous lack of grace that becomes...
    effervescence effervescence
    26-30, M
    Oct 21, 2013

    Always Have

    My dad is a computer guru and types in dvorak so it's all I know. People make fun that I'm so slow until they see me on my own KB. Smoke u!
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    1 Response Jul 22, 2011


    I have started to switch, and I feel like I did when I was learning typing as a frustrated kid. The learning curve has been quicker and I have already begun to appreciate the efficiency of the keyboard format. I have switched the layout on my laptop computer and become amused...
    jlocke87 jlocke87
    26-30, M
    Sep 28, 2013

    Confuse The Nsa For A While...

    Set your keyboard to Dvorak and then type in qwerty or vice versa. It's a simple code when you get the hang of it, but it looks like garble. Also, where do you get a Dvorak keyboard? I tried sticking stuff to my qwerty keyboard but I didn't want them to get stuck. Also: I...
    Adadastralgi Adadastralgi
    1 Response Mar 13, 2012
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