Webopedia on Google+Webopedia on TwitterWebopedia on FacebookTech Bytes Blog
Main » TERM » A »

ASDF

(1) Also known as the 'home keys' of keys in typing it is the center row of alphabetical letter keys on a typewriter or QWERTY keyboard. The entire home  (or center) row consists of A S D F G H J K L. On a QWERTY keyboard, the fingers of the left hand covers the letters ASDF while the right hand covers JKL. This position is used for speed typing and enables you to easily reach any other key. Fingers always return to the home row when not being used.

(2) ASDF is commonly used in e-mail and form 'subject' lines when you have no subject to include.







TECH RESOURCES FROM OUR PARTNERS
DID YOU KNOW?
It's Happening Now: Perceptual Computing is Real

Perceptual computing is the ability for a computer to recognize what is going on around it. More specifically, the computer can perceive the... Read More »

Apple Pay Promises to Strengthen Payment Security

Experts believe that Apple Pay and other competitive payment systems will be far more secure than cards, even cards equipped with EMV chips. Read More »

The Great Data Storage Debate: Is Tape Dead?

Tape clearly is on the decline. But remember, legacy systems can hang for a shockingly long time. Read More »

QUICK REFERENCE
Network Fundamentals Study Guide

A network is a group of two or more computer systems or devices, linked together to share resources, exchange files and electronic communications.... Read More »

Computer Architecture Study Guide

This Webopedia  study guide describes the different parts of a computer system and their relations. Read More »

Webopedia Polls

The trend for the past two years has been for shoppers to spend more online during the holiday season. How do you typically shop for holiday... Read More »