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Marzanna
post Feb 3 2019, 06:42 AM
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Hello.
I found Cosmo is very interesting… BUT I noticed that it has quite inconvenient keyboard layout.
Enter button is too tall and there is nothing between Enter key and Backspace key. This kind of design is VERY annoying sometimes. Because it's very easy to miss and hit Enter instead of Backspace.
All my keyboards and laptops have Backslash key between Enter and Backspace keys.
I wonder if there will be options with sane keyboard layouts…
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vader
post Feb 3 2019, 08:40 PM
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I would second mithrandir - the gemini keyboard is actually quite good to type on when you get used to it. The larger enter key makes it easy to flick your right pinky and hit the enter key. The gemini (and hence cosmo) keyboards are still 5 rows high, however compared to a normal keyboard, they are at least 2 characters narrower. There is 1 char left of '1' (esc) and 1 char right of '0' (del/backspace). There really is no room for a wide enter key, the high one still makes the key area larger, without widening the keyboard. This is turn allows for the larger key sizes. Another key column would shrink the overall key size.

I've used the gemini for almost a year now, and would say that the keyboard is quite easy to type on.
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