Linked by alcibiades on Wed 10th May 2006 19:40 UTC
Apple I started out as a Mac user in about 1985 in a world which will be totally unfamiliar to almost all readers of OSNews. You wrote out your stuff by longhand, and a secretary typed it on a word processor. If you were lucky and able to manage it, you could dictate it. But you did not dictate into a dictating machine, because these were big heavy and expensive. You dictated it directly to someone who could 'take shorthand'. If you had a PC, it ran DOS. You looked for your files, and moved them around, started applications, one at a time, from the command line, and the command line was not pretty, it was green on black.
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RE[3]: Me too, at least for work.
by Kancept on Thu 11th May 2006 00:15 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Me too, at least for work."
Kancept
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2006-01-09

What I always tell people when teaching them the X, C, V tricks is the X looks like scissors, so you'd cut, the C means copy, and the V looks like a glue bottle tip that you'd paste with.

I personally never use those as I use a touchstream. Even if I wasn't using the touchstream, I use the dvorak layout, so those are weird shortcuts for me anyway.

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