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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
You're right. I misread that.

I have a friend who types incredibly fast (he probably easily approaches 80 WPM) by just using his index and middle fingers. He doesn't look at the keyboard either. But, he's been typing that way since he was little, so there ya go.

However, he admits that he recognizes that he has certain typing problems that he wouldn't have if he were touch typing. I mean, touch typing properly is freedom (especially while hovering your wrists).
I used to type just like your friend. I didn't even have to look at the keyboard, yet I could type using four fingers pretty damn fast, above 90WPM when doing those speed tests. But it was REALLY tiring :/
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I used to type just like your friend. I didn't even have to look at the keyboard, yet I could type using four fingers pretty damn fast, above 90WPM when doing those speed tests. But it was REALLY tiring :/
I think that he would agree. He says that his boss has told him several times that he's the loudest person he's ever heard on the keyboard. I am pretty sure that it's due to his technique.
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i a totally pissed the Miniguru is canceled. I had everything i dream of in a keyboard: hhkb layout, small, and brown switches. Now i have to stay with my crappy abs m1 which is very noisy and require lots of force. Are their any other keyboards with a hhkb layout besides this and the hhkb, thou i doubt it.
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i a totally pissed the Miniguru is canceled. I had everything i dream of in a keyboard: hhkb layout, small, and brown switches. Now i have to stay with my crappy abs m1 which is very noisy and require lots of force. Are their any other keyboards with a hhkb layout besides this and the hhkb, thou i doubt it.
Meh, it looked nice, but not enough keys IMO. I'd hate to have to mess with function keys all the time. I can use keyboards like that (like my laptop's) but I love having a tenkey along with any extra keys I can get my hands on . Remap any ones I don't use for media keys.
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i a totally pissed the Miniguru is canceled. I had everything i dream of in a keyboard: hhkb layout, small, and brown switches. Now i have to stay with my crappy abs m1 which is very noisy and require lots of force. Are their any other keyboards with a hhkb layout besides this and the hhkb, thou i doubt it.
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miniguru is canceled but all is not lost. KBC is releasing their own SFF



PCB Mounted Cherry MX Brown, Blue and Black switches. PBT Keycaps, PBT Casing, n-Key Rollover, Removable Cable.

I think imsto mentioned it will be available on the US Market via eBay and will retail for $120

more info here.
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ohh and also the guru board had that programable stuff. man oh man that would come in handy while typing programs.
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ohh and also the guru board had that programable stuff. man oh man that would come in handy while typing programs.
How does that help with programming? Is it just because you're able to type common strings with the hit of a button?
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How does that help with programming? Is it just because you're able to type common strings with the hit of a button?
yep.
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How does that help with programming? Is it just because you're able to type common strings with the hit of a button?
it doesn't. you could create your own layout through the drivers because the firmware was programmable.
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I fixed the autohotkey stuff I posted a while back. If you don't remember, this makes numpad keys media keys (for foobar2000) and volume keys when scroll lock is on. I finally figured out how to make the keys work normally when scroll lock is off. It was simple, but it took a while to realize it .

Hope this helps someone. These are the ones I'm using now.

Code:
NumpadSub::
if getkeystate("scrolllock", "T")
{
send {volume_up}
}
else
NumpadSub::NumpadSub
return

NumpadAdd::
if getkeystate("scrolllock", "T")
{
send {volume_down}
}
else
NumpadAdd::NumpadAdd
return

Numpad4::
if getkeystate("scrolllock", "T")
{
Run %ProgramFiles%\\foobar2000\\foobar2000.exe /prev
}
else
Numpad4::Numpad4
return

Numpad5::
if getkeystate("scrolllock", "T")
{
Run %ProgramFiles%\\foobar2000\\foobar2000.exe /playpause
}
else
Numpad5::Numpad5
return

Numpad6::
if getkeystate("scrolllock", "T")
{
Run %ProgramFiles%\\foobar2000\\foobar2000.exe /next
}
else
Numpad6::Numpad6
return
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