Touch Typing Lesson 24: < & > Keys
This typing lesson will teach you the < [less than sign] and > [greater than sign] keys. Sometimes also called angle brackets, these symbols are used in programming languages, math, and occasionally to display lists in a passage of text. If you already know the keyboard, try our our programming drills or symbol drills for more relevant practice exercises.
- Begin with your fingers on the home row.
- The '<' key is the same as the ',' key (under your right middle finger), hold the shift key down when you hit it.
- The '>' key is the same as the '.' key (under your right ring finger), hold the shift key down when you hit it.
- 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.