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Dvorak Simplified Keyboard

The Dvorak Simplified Keyboard is a keyboard layout which is one of the more common alternatives to the QWERTY layout. The idea behind the Dvorak keyboard is that the most commonly used letters are placed on the home row. This reduces the need to reach to the other rows, resulting in greater typing speed. Even though many feel this makes the Dvorak keyboard superior to the older QWERTY, all attempts to universally convert to the Dvorak have been met with resistance. Typists who are already proficient with the QWERTY layout do not want to have to relearn on a new keyboard.

The Dvorak layout:

" , . P Y F G C R L
A O E U I D H T N S
: Q J K X B M W V Z
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