Presentation on theme: "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 Execute the touch method in operating the numeric keypad
2 Posture and Technique Review Sit up straightFeet flat on the floorBody centered in front of the computerElbows naturally by sideFingers curvedWrists low, but not touching the keyboardQuick, snappy strokes
3 Posture and Technique Review--continued Quick down and in motion of the thumbRight pinky used for the enter key; other fingers remain on the home rowExamine 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 curvedStrike keys firmly and release them quickly
4 Numeric Keypad Home Row Keys - Right Hand The right index finger is 4The right middle finger is 5The right ring finger is 6Num Lock must be on (or pressed) for the keypad to work
5 Numeric Keypad Home Row Keys: 4 5 6 Right index finger controls 4 +Enter-*NumLock7Home89PgUp6541End23PgDn.DelIns/Right index finger controls 4Right middle finger controls 5Right ring finger controls6Num LockHome Row Keys:4 5 6
6 Numeric Keypad Home Row Keys: 4 5 6 /+Enter-*NumLock7Home89PgUp6541End23PgDn.DelInsHome Row Keys:4 5 6Right index finger controls:Num LockRight middle finger controls:/Right ring finger controls:*Right pinky controls:EnterRight thumb controls:Commas are formatted into some documents. So, when you type 1,234 – the only keys your press are 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.