The Shift Key There are two shift keys on the keyboard. They are located on the right and left side of the keyboard. Holding the shift key, and pressing a letter key, will result in a capital letter. Holding the shift key, and pressing any other key, will result in the top symbols. (For example: Pressing shift, and 1 will result in !)
The Delete Key The delete key is located above the arrow keys, in the group of six. It is the bottom left key. This key is used to erase objects to the right of the curser.
The Backspace Key The backspace key is located at the top right corner of the letter section on the keyboard. It has this symbol. It has an arrow pointing to the left. This key is used to erase objects to the left of the curser.
The Enter Key The enter key is located at the right on the letter section on the keyboard. It has this symbol. The enter key is used to move the cursor down to the next line.
The Escape Key The escape key is located on the top left corner of the keyboard. It has a symbol of Esc. This key is used to cancel the current program.
Home Row Home row is the middle row of letter keys. The left hand should be on keys: ASDF The right hand should be on keys: JKL; By placing your fingers on these keys, it is easier to navigate around the keyboard.
Arrow Keys The arrow keys are located between the block of letter keys and the block of number keys. They are used to move the cursor up, down, right, or left.
Caps Lock Key The caps lock key is located above the left shift key. When pressed, the green light below the lock with capital A will turn on. When the light is on, all letters will be typed as capital, and all top symbols will be printed.
The Tab Key The tab key is located at the left side of the keyboard. This key is used to skip a group of spaces. For instance: lions [tab] tigers [tab] bears lionstigersbears
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