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Re: How to type when using Emacs?


From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: How to type when using Emacs?
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2008 23:36:40 +0200
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Joel J. Adamson wrote:
"David" == David Combs <address@hidden> writes:

    David> In article <address@hidden>,
    David> Joel J. Adamson <address@hidden> wrote:
>> >> I would type it exactly as above. I've seen people do "C-x C-f" with
    >> one hand and it looks like it would kill their wrists after a while.  I
    >> certainly do it faster than any of them.

    David> Huh?

    David> I hold down the control with my left pinky, and then hit x and f.

The discussion was about touch-typing, wherein the strategy is to hit a
key with one finger on each hand at a time.  Holding down a key with
your hand and typing with the same hand is therefore not touch typing.


Is not this just one strategy in touch-typing? I personally prefer Sticky Keys/Sticky Modifiers.




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