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Using your keyboard one-handed

This section explains how you can change your computer settings to make using the keyboard one-handed easier using ' StickyKeys '. Many people use a computer keyboard with one hand, with a typing wand grasped in a fist, or using a mouth stick so programs that need you to press two or three keys at one time to carry out commands such as saving a document can be difficult, uncomfortable or just impossible to do with a standard keyboard setup. Computers have a useful feature called ' StickyKeys ' built in which makes the modifier keys 'sticky' (for example ' Ctrl ' , ' Alt ' and ' Shift ' ). In other words it allows you to press one key at a time and tells your computer to respond as if the keys had been pressed simultaneously. This section shows you how to use 'StickyKeys'.

One-handed keyboard – iPhone iOS 11

Created March 2018 Apple has introduced a one-handed keyboard option for large screen iPhones* making the devices easier to operate with one hand. The one-handed keyboard can be docked to the left or right side of the screen. This option

Chrome OS / Chromebook – Using the keyboard one-handed

Created February 2018 Many keyboard shortcuts require a combination of two or more keys to be pressed at a time (e.g. ‘Ctrl’ + ‘C’ to copy an item).  The built-in ‘Sticky Keys’ feature enables you to press one key at

macOS – Navigating a web page using the keyboard

Created May 2017 This page explains how you can navigate a web page using just your keyboard. Terminology: ‘Alt’ refers to the ‘Option’ key ( ⌥ )   ‘Tabbing’ round a web page using the keyboard The keys used to move

macOS 10.12 Sierra – Using the keyboard one-handed

Created May 2017 Many keyboard commands require a combination of two or more keys to be pressed at a time (e.g. ‘Cmd’ + ‘C‘ to copy an item).  The built-in ‘Sticky Keys’ feature enables you to press one key at

Windows 10 – Using your keyboard one handed

This section explains how you can change your computer settings to make using the keyboard one-handed easier using ‘Sticky Keys.’ Many people use a computer keyboard with one hand, with a typing wand grasped in a fist, or using a

Windows 8.1 – Using your keyboard one handed

This section explains how you can change your computer settings to make using the keyboard one-handed easier using ‘Sticky Keys’. Many people use a computer keyboard with one hand, with a typing wand grasped in a fist, or using a

Windows 7 and Windows 8 – Using your keyboard one handed

This section explains how you can change your computer settings to make using the keyboard one-handed easier using ‘StickyKeys’. Many people use a computer keyboard with one hand, with a typing wand grasped in a fist, or using a mouth

Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – Using the keyboard one-handed

Step-by-step instructions on how to turn on and use StickyKeys Note: Mac key convention: ‘Ctrl’ is used for ‘Control’, ‘Apple’ is used for ‘Command’ and ‘Alt’ is used for the ‘Option’ key. Note: For keyboard access make sure ‘Full keyboard

Apple OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard – Using the keyboard one-handed

Step-by-step instructions on how to turn on and use StickyKeys Note: Mac key convention: ‘ Ctrl ‘ is used for ‘Control’, ‘ Apple ‘ is used for ‘Command’ and ‘ Alt ‘ is used for the ‘Option’ key. Note: For

Apple OS X – Using the keyboard one-handed

Step-by-step instructions on how to turn on and use StickyKeys Note: Mac key convention: ‘ Ctrl ‘ is used for ‘Control’, ‘ Apple ‘ is used for ‘Command’ and ‘ Alt ‘ is used for the ‘Option’ key. Note: For

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