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Re: How to type when using Emacs?


From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: How to type when using Emacs?
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2008 20:06:32 -0400

>>>>> "Lennart" == Lennart Borgman (gmail) <address@hidden> writes:

    Lennart> 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.


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

As long as that method only involves pressing one key with each hand at
a time, then it is touch-typing.  When I used Caps Lock, I would touch
Caps Lock with one hand, then type, then release it.

Joel

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