Dvorak Lesson 23: Learn to Type ( & ) Keys
This typing lesson will teach you the ( and ) keys. These keys are know as "parentheses" and are used to indicate some extra information about a passage, such as an explaination or amplification. 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 two rows above the 'N' key (under your right ring finger), hold the shift key down when you hit it.
- The ')' key is two rows above the 'S' key (under your right pinky 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. To make a capital letter, press the shift key with the pinky finger of your other hand at the same time as you press the letter key. 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.