Presentation on theme: "1 01.00 Use the touch method in operating the keyboard and numeric keypad Objectives 01.04 Execute the touch method in operating the numeric keypad."— Presentation transcript:
1 01.00 Use the touch method in operating the keyboard and numeric keypad Objectives 01.04 Execute the touch method in operating the numeric keypad
2 Posture and Technique Review Sit up straight Feet flat on the floor Body centered in front of the computer Elbows naturally by side Fingers curved Wrists low, but not touching the keyboard Quick, snappy strokes
3 Quick down and in motion of the thumb Right pinky used for the enter key; other fingers remain on the home row Examine the number keys carefully to form a mental picture of the layout. Keep your eyes on the copy (what you are typing from, not the keyboard and your fingers) Place your fingers on the center of each key with the fingers slightly curved Strike keys firmly and release them quickly Posture and Technique Review--continued
4 Numeric Keypad Home Row Keys - Right Hand 4 5 6 The right index finger is 4 The right middle finger is 5 The right ring finger is 6 Num Lock must be on (or pressed) for the keypad to work
5 / + Enter - * Num Lock 7 Home 89 PgUp 654 1 End 23 PgDn. Del 0 Ins Numeric Keypad Home Row Keys: 4 5 6 Right index finger controls 4 Right middle finger controls 5 Right ring finger controls 6 Num Lock
6 Numeric Keypad Home Row Keys: 4 5 6 Right index finger controls: Num Lock 7 4 1 Right middle finger controls: / 8 5 2 Right ring finger controls: * 9 6 3. Right pinky controls: - + Enter Right thumb controls: 0 / + Enter - * Num Lock 7 Home 89 PgUp 654 1 End 23 PgDn. Del 0 Ins Commas are formatted into some documents. So, when you type 1,234 – the only keys your press are 1 2 3 and 4
7 Numerical Operators Plus Sign (+): used to add numbers (sum or total). Dash Sign (-): used to subtract numbers (difference). Asterisk Sign (*): used to multiply numbers (product). Diagonal Sign (/): used to divide numbers.