Sophie (soph) wrote in polloftheday,
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I'm primarily a QWERTY keyboard user, but I'm currently learning the Dvorak Simplified Keyboard layout using an online tutor that I found. I'm kind of curious about how many people use alternate keyboard layouts other than QWERTY or its variants.

Poll #1372998 Keyboard layouts

What (physical, Roman-based) keyboard layout do you work best with for input of arbitrary text? (for example, journal posts)

QWERTY, or QWERTY-based (AZERTY, QWERTZ)
48(88.9%)
Dvorak, or Dvorak-based (Svorak)
1(1.9%)
Malton
0(0.0%)
PLUM
0(0.0%)
Stenotype
0(0.0%)
FrogPad
0(0.0%)
Velotype
0(0.0%)
Other non-chording layout (ie. no need to push two or more keys at once to generate a normal character)
0(0.0%)
Other chording layout (ie. characters are generally formed by pushing two or more keys at once)
2(3.7%)
I don't know what layout I use.
3(5.6%)

What (physical, Roman-based) keyboard layout do you work best with for phonetic input?

I don't write phonetic input.
31(62.0%)
QWERTY, or QWERTY-based (AZERTY, QWERTZ)
11(22.0%)
Dvorak, or Dvorak-based (Svorak)
1(2.0%)
Malton
0(0.0%)
PLUM
0(0.0%)
Stenotype
0(0.0%)
FrogPad
0(0.0%)
Velotype
0(0.0%)
Other non-chording layout (ie. no need to push two or more keys at once to generate a normal character)
0(0.0%)
Other chording layout (ie. characters are generally formed by pushing two or more keys at once)
0(0.0%)
I don't know what layout I use.
7(14.0%)
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