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Typing Lesson 18: 7 & 4 Keys

This typing lesson will teach you how to touch type with the 4 and 7 keys. If you already know the keyboard, try our our data entry drills or number drills for more relevant practice exercises.


  • Begin with your fingers on the home row.
  • The '7' key is two rows above the 'J' key (use your right index finger), stretch up to hit it.
  • The '4' key is two rows above the 'F' key (use your left index finger), stretch up to hit it.
  • image of keyboard with seven and four keys highlighted
  • Once you learn where these keys are, try to type them without looking at your fingers. Scroll down if needed to type the following:
  • When you feel confident you can type these keys without looking, go on to the next lesson.
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