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Computer keyboard diagram

The following standard computer keyboard diagram shows the main parts of a keyboard. Learning keyboard is easy; all you have to do is remembering the position of the keys and how to type with your fingers.

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The main parts of computer keyboard

Most standard keyboards have at least four groups of keys.

- Main typing keyboard

It is the first keypad which takes most of the area of a keyboard and look like a typewriter. Caps Lock, Shift, Tab, Enter, Ctrl, Alt, Delete, Windows Start, Backspace and Application keys are included in the main keypad.

- Numerical keypad

Arranged at the right side of a keyboard, numeric keypad keys arranged like calculator or adding machine so that to ease entering numbers.

- Function keys

These keys are a set of 12 keys which are arranged above the main typing keys.

- Control keys

Control keys include Directional/Arrow keys, Escape key (Esc), Insert, Home, Page UP, Page Down, Delete and End keys

- Multimedia keys

These keys group contains web browsing navigation and other shortcut keys.

- Status lights keys

You can read more about computer keyboard keys here.

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