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AHBAD_ALVIN


Advanced Newbie


Joined: 18 Sep 2010
Posts: 74

Posted: 09 Oct 2010 06:55:51 am    Post subject:

Yesterday I was typing something while writing yet another report and I accidentally pressed the insert key, which was right next to 'delete'. I think there should be a rave about this monstrocity -- I lost a full 2 sentences over NOTHING BUT THE STUPIDITY OF THE KEYBOARD MAKERS. Why can't they put it at the top right of the keyboard, so that we constantly don't have to check if it is on or not?

I hate keyboards...
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calcdude84se


Member


Joined: 09 Aug 2009
Posts: 207

Posted: 09 Oct 2010 03:30:49 pm    Post subject:

Ever hear of 'undo'?
Not to mention that overwrite is sometimes useful Wink
At any rate, what do you mean by putting it at the top right?
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CDI


Advanced Member


Joined: 05 Nov 2005
Posts: 267

Posted: 10 Oct 2010 12:00:21 am    Post subject:

My insert key is right below Print Screen/SysReq and right above Delete. Right where any Insert key on any useful keyboard ought to go. Unless you are on something like a laptop. In which I don't think I have seen a dedicated Insert key, unless it is a desktop replacement. In THAT case it's silly.
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Smartzkid


Newbie


Joined: 30 Jan 2010
Posts: 27

Posted: 10 Oct 2010 11:51:22 am    Post subject:

Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 3000. Sane keyboard layout Smile
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AHBAD_ALVIN


Advanced Newbie


Joined: 18 Sep 2010
Posts: 74

Posted: 10 Oct 2010 12:44:25 pm    Post subject:

I still hate it immensely.
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