Typing Lesson 27: # & = Keys
This typing lesson will teach you how to touch type with the # [pound or number sign] and = [equal] keys.
If you already know the keyboard, try our our
technical jargon drills
or symbol drills for more relevant practice exercises.
Begin with your fingers on the
home row. The '#' key is shift-3, it is two rows above the 'D' key (use your left middle finger), stretch up while holding the shift key down to hit it.
The '=' key is two rows above the '[' and ']' keys (use your right pinky finger), stretch up to 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
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