Typewriter
A typewriter is a mechanical or electromechanical machine for writing in characters similar to those produced by printer's movable type by means of keyboard-operated types striking a ribbon to transfe...
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Beautiful antique typewriters
I fell in love with some of these beautiful antique typewriters. If you’re a sucker for vintage stuff as well, make sure to check out Martins Flickrstream's website for more information on these amazi...
Antique Typewriters - The Martin Howard Collection
My collection is really just the tip of the iceberg, as literally hundreds of distinct collectible typewriters were manufactured during the 1880s and 1890s. There are so many more interesting models t...
Most Definitely My Type
Rest in peace, manual typewriters! (See http://www.bus-ex.com/article/world’s-last-manual-typewriter-factory-closes.) Keys and type hammers from the ...
The Hidden World of the Typewriter
Before laptops and tablets came along, writers did their writing on clunky, unwieldy machines -- aids to work that were also works of art. 
Hansen Writing Ball
The Hansen Writing Ball is an early typewriter. It was invented in 1865 and patented and put into production in 1870, and was the first commercially produced typewriter.
The writing ball (Danish: ...
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Sholes and Glidden typewriter
The Sholes and Glidden typewriter (also known as the Remington No. 1) was the first commercially successful typewriter. Principally designed by the American inventor Christopher Latham Sholes, it...
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Blickensderfer typewriter
The Blickensderfer Typewriter was designed by George Canfield Blickensderfer (1850–1917) in 1892. It was originally intended to compete with Remington desk typewriters, but ended up being known for it...
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IBM Selectric typewriter
The IBM Selectric typewriter was a highly successful model line of electric typewriters introduced by IBM on 31 July 1961.Instead of the "basket" of individual typebars that swung up to strike the rib...
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Keyboard layout
A keyboard layout is any specific mechanical, visual, or functional arrangement of the keys, legends, or key-meaning associations (respectively) of a computer, typewriter, or other typographic keyboar...
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Typing
Video of typing on a notebook computer keyboardTyping is the process of writing or inputting text by pressing keys on a typewriter, computer keyboard, cell phone, or calculator. It can be distinguis...
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Latin-script non-QWERTY keyboards
There are also keyboard layouts that do not resemble QWERTY very closely, if at all. These are designed to reduce finger movement and are claimed by some proponents to offer higher typing speed along ...
Latin-script non-QWERTY keyboards - Wikipedia
Typewriter ribbon
A typewriter ribbon or ink ribbon is an expendable module serving the function of transferring pigment to paper in various devices for impact printing. Such ribbons were part of standard designs for h...
Teletype Corporation
The Teletype Corporation, a part of American Telephone and Telegraph Company's Western Electric manufacturing arm since 1930, came into being in 1928 when the Morkrum-Kleinschmidt Company changed its ...
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Tab stop
A ruler depicting tab stops in a word processorA tab stop on a typewriter is a location where the carriage movement is halted by mechanical gears. Tab stops are set manually, and pressing the tab key ...
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Japanese typewriter
The first practical Japanese typewriter (Japanese: 和文タイプライター) was invented by Kyota Sugimoto in 1929. Out of the thousands of kanji characters, Kyota's original typewriter used 2,400 of them. He o...
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Compose key
A compose key, whether already existent on the computer keyboard or designated to an existent key, is a modifier key used to input a number of characters that are not part of the official keyboard. ...
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Underwood Typewriter Company
The Underwood Typewriter Company was a manufacturer of typewriters headquartered in New York City, New York. Underwood produced what is considered the first widely successful, modern typewriter. By 1...
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Henry Mill
Henry Mill (c. 1683–1771) was an English inventor who patented the first typewriter in 1714. He worked as a waterworks engineer for the New River Company, and submitted two patents during his lifetim...
Carlos Glidden
Carlos Glidden (November 8, 1834 – March 11, 1877), along with Christopher Sholes and Samuel W. Soule, invented the first practical typewriter at a machine shop in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.He kept o...
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QWERTY
QWERTY (pronounced /ˈkwɜrti/ or /ˈkwɛərti/) is the most common modern-day keyboard layout for Latin script. The name comes from reading the first six keys appearing on the top left letter row of the ...
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AZERTY
(Norway and Iceland, two non-EU members are highlighted here) (Switzerland, another non-EU member is highlighted here; Serbia is also highlighted but in stripes) AZERTY /əˈzɜrti/ is a specific lay...
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Chinese typewriter
A Chinese typewriter is a typewriter that can type Chinese script. Early European typewriters began appearing in the early 19th century. However, as the Chinese languages use a common logographic writ...
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Modifier key
In computing, a modifier key is a special key (or combination) on a computer keyboard that temporarily modifies the normal action of another key when pressed together. By themselves, modifier keys usu...
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Hammond Typewriter
The Hammond Typewriter was invented by James Hammond. The typeface used by the typewriter was also available as foundry type from the Inland Type Foundry.
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Typewriting Behavior
Typewriting Behavior is a book by August Dvorak, Nellie Merrick, William Dealey and Gertrude Ford. It was published in 1936 by the American Book Company. It is currently out of print but can be found...
Typographer (typewriter)
The typographer, America's first typewriter, was first invented and made by William Austin Burt.
It was patented on July 23, 1829, as U.S. patent No. 5581X. United States Patent Office documents d...
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