The standard English language typewriter keyboard. Q, W, E, R, T and Y are the letters on the top left, alphabetic row. Designed by Christopher Sholes, who invented the typewriter, the keyboard layout was organized to prevent people from typing too fast and jamming the keys. The QWERTY layout was included in the drawing for Sholes' patent application in 1878. See keyboard types and typewriter.QWERTY LAYOUT Q W E R T Y U I O P A S D F G H J K L ; ' Home Row Z X C V B N M , . /
(proper) A keyboard having the arrangement of alphabetical and numerical keys found on the traditional typewriter.
Qwerty-keyboard Sentence Examples
Text entry is performed via an on-screen keyboard, and you can choose between a full QWERTY keyboard (like your computer) or a cell phone-like pad for people who are more comfortable with a text message style entry.
Complaints about this one include no option for a QWERTY keyboard (it's in alphabetical order).
On the bottom half is a full QWERTY keyboard and all the other buttons and joysticks similar to the Xbox 360 controller.
Samsung Moment is also a Google-enabled smartphone, but it comes with a horizontal slide-out QWERTY keyboard for ease of text entry.
Opening up the square-shaped device reveals a full QWERTY keyboard and, despite its smaller size, the Lotus Elite even has a touchscreen and GPS to boot.