ended on April 10, 2013.
I agree. I was going to do a post on just function keys on the few typewriters I have. I like the Facit the best. All near the right hand shift key. I do not have any with accents and special characters except the Greek letters that I use for electronics on my Classic-12 .
This is true -- every typewriter has its own idiosyncrasies. If you want to feel perfectly comfortable and type very smoothly, you have to use only one machine.
In the Spanish-language layouts I've seen, the strangest, by far, are the IBM keyboards. In most of my typewriters the " is located over the 2, and the accent (´) is located to the right of the letter P. But on the IBM Selectrics and Wheelwriters, the " is on the lower right bank, and there are extra characters you don't find on manual typewriters (because you hardly use them... for example, the 1/2 and 1/4 type).Just for the sake of perspective, in the Spanish layout, the " is located on top of the 2. So IBM proposed its own standard keyboard layout for its electric/electronic machines... which nobody else followed.
it's funny because it's true.
Danke für Ihren Kommentar! Haben Sie Lust, mehr zu schreiben als einen Kommentar? Share fascination.Thanks for your comment! Would you like to write more than a comment? Share fascination.Es kann bis zu 24 Stunden dauern, bis ein Kommentar moderiert ist und erscheint.It may take up to 24 hours until a comment is moderated and published.