What Are The Most Common Touch Typing Errors and How to Fix Them?


What Are The Most Common Touch Typing Errors and How to Fix Them?


In this FAQ, we will explore touch typing errors and how to fix them. The most common touch typing errors include hitting the wrong key, miss hitting a key altogether, pressing adjacent key accidentally, typing letters in the wrong order, accidentally typing a letter twice, not keeping fingers on the home row or not returning to it after typing, spacing errors, using the wrong finger, and looking at the keyboard. 

To fix these errors, practice regularly, focus on touch typing technique, slow down, proofread, focus on problem areas, focus on accuracy and use the correct finger for each key. Try to develop muscle memory for your fingers. 

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    3. How can I Practice Touch Typing at Home?
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