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Re: [OTZ80] [Poll] ABCDE keyboard on the bottom, or regular Alpha lock?
« Reply #15 on: August 26, 2010, 02:10:03 pm »
We could always use azerty or dvorak ;)
I remember hearing about a keyboard where the keys were all small led screens, so you can have any layout you'd want.

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Re: [OTZ80] [Poll] ABCDE keyboard on the bottom, or regular Alpha lock?
« Reply #16 on: August 26, 2010, 02:12:22 pm »
Multiple keyboards would probably be a bad idea on a calculator :D

Alpha-locked ABCDE should be fine. Isn't it what the 89(T) uses?
« Last Edit: August 26, 2010, 06:35:27 pm by Deep Thought »




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Re: [OTZ80] [Poll] ABCDE keyboard on the bottom, or regular Alpha lock?
« Reply #17 on: August 26, 2010, 05:17:39 pm »
No Qwerty/Azerty. I doN't want the calc to be banned. Is Dvorak banned too? It could be an option if it isn't, but maybe they'll eventually ban it too. Also, people would need to learn one more keyboard layout besides their computer and calculator. :/
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Re: [OTZ80] [Poll] ABCDE keyboard on the bottom, or regular Alpha lock?
« Reply #18 on: August 26, 2010, 05:19:15 pm »
Have we decided on how many keys in a row yet? If not, five seems fine, or six if we have to. More and it'll be hard to type fast :P




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Re: [OTZ80] [Poll] ABCDE keyboard on the bottom, or regular Alpha lock?
« Reply #19 on: August 26, 2010, 07:17:38 pm »
5 or 6 seems fine for me
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Re: [OTZ80] [Poll] ABCDE keyboard on the bottom, or regular Alpha lock?
« Reply #20 on: August 26, 2010, 09:10:22 pm »
Agreed.  The calcs we have now are already bulky at five keys across.  more would make it difficult to carry around.

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Re: [OTZ80] [Poll] ABCDE keyboard on the bottom, or regular Alpha lock?
« Reply #21 on: August 26, 2010, 09:13:12 pm »
Agreed at 5 or 6. 6 isn't bad, and more make it too wide, and less than 5 too tall x.x
For those who care, HP's line of calcs have 6 keys across, and they aren't too bulky.
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